Review: Frank Quitely, Aye Write 2019

The people behind the Glasgow book festival AyeWrite! Have once again outdone themselves bringing us a number of exciting events and workshops. One of the shining stars in the programme was the event focusing on Frank Quitely, the Glaswegian comic artist, who has become a legend in the comic book world.

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Review: Eighth Grade, Glasgow Film Fest 2019

Eighth Grade, directed by stand up comedian Bo Burnham, is the story of thirteen-year-old Kayla who is just about to graduate from middle school and enter high school. The movie focuses on Kayla’s last few weeks in middle school and truly captures what it is like to be a teenager in our day and age.

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Review: The Zoo by Christopher Wilson

Sometimes you read a blurb and you look at a cover and you expect to read the book and forget about it in less than a week feeling nothing more than lukewarm affection towards the characters and the story. The Zoo by Christopher Wilson looks like one of these books but once you start reading it The Zoo offers a pleasant surprise as it certainly delivers a good story and memorable characters in less than 250 pages. In times of political unrest and abundance of satirical pieces Wilson shifts the focus from America and Britain towards Russia in the 1950s.

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Review: A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself by William Boyle

William Boyle’s new novel, A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself, is to be published in March 2019 and it is a book that will definitely divide opinions. In his new novel William Boyle examines a number of universal themes that will be close to the readers’ hearts. A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself is an exploration of friendship, family and chance encounters that make life easier and better. Boyle’s novel is set in New York and the action spans over two days.

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