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Mel Gibson/ Braveheart

Mad Mac makes an epic journey to the heart of the Scots myth.

Page 6

Salman Rushdie

Still in hiding, the Booker- winning author talks about his new novel written under the shadow of the fatwah. Page 10

Tam Dean Burn

The Edinburgh actor talks about communism, clubbing and

Coronation Street.

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Robert Harris

After a surprise hit with his first novel Fatherland, Harris set out to write a real blockbuster. Why?

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The Trick Is To Keep Breathing

Janice Galloway’s introspective novel is turned into a large-cast production for the theatre.

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Dark Lights season at Tramway 51

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