Claire Sawers

Freelance Writer

Date: March 12, 2009

Interview: Jason Donald

The List
19 February 2009

For his debut novel, Dundonian Jason Donald has drawn on his summers as a child in South Africa to produce something shocking, meditative and affecting. Claire Sawers meets him Continue reading

They is us – Tama Janowitz

Scotland On Sunday
15 February 2009

For her latest novel, Tama Janowitz leaves behind the catwalks, cocaine and clubs of Manhattan to explore a grotesque America 100-odd years in the future. Continue reading

School of Seven Bells

The List
19 February 2009


School of Seven Bells formed in 2007 after Secret Machines guitarist Ben Curtis met identical twins Alejandra (left) and Claudia Dehaza, then part of On! Air! Library! Continue reading

Aidan Moffat & The Best-Ofs – How to Get to Heaven From Scotland

The List
5 February 2009
4 stars

Lovable little Mr Doom and Gloom, or as he puts it, ‘Glasgow’s alcoholic lo-fi miserablist’ set out to write an album of positive love songs and this, the result, shows Arab Strap’s one-time frontman in playfully sentimental but happily twee-free mode.

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