Donovan Profile

In this profile, Anne Donovan, the author of Buddha Da, which was nominated for a Whitbread Award earlier this week, talks about her decision to use Glasgow dialect:

Her decision to write in the Glasgow “patter”, which could have thwarted her rise, has in fact propelled it, with the Whitbread judges describing it as “humorous and heartfelt, both original in style and rich in language and dialect”. “It