Booker winner Douglas Stuart: 'I owe Scotland everything'

Booker winner Douglas Stuart: 'I owe Scotland everything'

The author of Shuggie Bain talks about growing up in Glasgow in the 80s, the dangers of ‘poverty safari’ and what he’ll do now he has won the prestigious literary prize

As a boy in working-class Glasgow, one of the ways Douglas Stuart learned to cope with his alcoholic mothers mood swings was to pretend to write her memoir. They never got very far, but it always beg… [+8298 chars]

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