Episode 404. The Scottish Effect

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2014-08-22 17.59.28Novelists Alexandra Sokoloff (American) and Craig Robertson (Scot) discuss how living in Scotland inspires their work. Featuring thin boundary issues, chasing markets, how art imitates life, so-called “monster-boning”, the differences between Glasgow and Edinburgh, shout-outs to novelists Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith, and Christopher Moore, and how a successful career in journalism can lead to a life of crime…fiction. Recorded in the Pleasance Courtyard during the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (Length 23:22)