lanark Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

The depiction of Glasgow in books

20th November 2022

Angelica gives her perspective on reading Glaswegian literature as someone who moved here for University. Douglas Stuart’s novel Shuggie Bain, which won the Booker Prize in 2020, joins a long list of rich, and at times, dark, depictions of Glasgow in literature. His story was rejected by 30 publishers before going on to be the ...

Review: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark: A World Made On Paper @ The Hunterian

16th November 2022

Finn reflects back on the Hunterian’s exhibition, celebrating 40 years since the publication of Alasadair Gray’s Lanark. **This exhibition is no longer open to the public** Alasdair Gray’s Lanark: A Life in Four Books is a novel built out of parts that ought not to fit together. It is an autobiography embedded inside a fantasy. ...