Little Big Stuff:

Chris Dooks has created a hypnotic fusion of sonic art and photography

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If you see me, weep:

Can hunger stones,a chilling ecological warning from our ancestors, help inform new thinking on how to save the future? By Alex Elliott

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Silk:

A poem by Jesica Malen

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The Sugar Hotel:

A new short story by Amy Jardine

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World book trip:

Which novel would you recommend to someone who had never read a word written in your country? The first stop on our tour is Scotland, where Alan Warner highlights James Kelman’s astonishing Kieron Smith, boy

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We rule the school:

A neuro-supremacist’s handbook, by Ben Mitchell

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When Battling Rival Poets:

A short story by Peter Burnett

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Every mouth needs filling:

Lilly Markaki on why Hilton Als’s White Girls still matters

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Books
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As Billy Bragg releases a new book of lyrics Alistair Braidwood assesses the career of Britain’s finest political songwriter

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A short story by Frank Rennie, inspired by Alison McGill’s painting ‘Coastal Aerial View’.

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Film
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Powerful and uncompromising as it is, Jeremy Saulnier’s latest offering lacks some of the power of its predecessor, writes Nathanael Smith

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Ideas
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Product is organising a series of events with some of Scotland’s finest speakers, writers and artists, which will be available to listen to online. The first of these featured Robin McAlpine  

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The day the music died:

A manuscript of original lyrics to Don McLean’s epic American Pie was recently auctioned in New York. Simon Warner explores the backdrop to the song’s conception and the hidden meanings behind its much-coveted words

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This short story by April L Ford was inspired by Hazel Gore’s painting ‘Living Alone in Paradise’. It comes with a trigger warning for rape and sexual assault.

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Poetry
Thanks Leonard:

A poem by Laura Escuela

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