Scott's Book Review



Memories, Dreams and Reflections

Carl Jung

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think


Most autobiographies cover the main events of a life with the reader often left with only glimpses of the inner life of the author. Carl Jung’s...

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In Search of Memory

Eric R. Kandel

Experimental Evidence - Science and Technology


This is Eric Kandel’s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Kandel) account of how his personal quest to understand memory intersected with the emergence...

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Consider the Lilies

Iain Crichton Smith

Literary Bent - Writing at its best


The Highland Clearances, occurring roughly between 1792 and the 1850s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highland_Clearances), was one of the cruellest episodes in...

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Joseph Knight

James Robertson

Literary Bent - Writing at its best


Exiled to Jamaica after the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Sir John Wedderburn made a fortune, alongside his three brothers, as a faux surgeon and sugar planter....

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Garnethill

Denise Mina

Criminally minded - tales of the behaviourally challenged


Denise Mina (http://www.denisemina.co.uk/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Mina) treats us to a grisly Glasgow crime novel in Garnethill.  Maureen...

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