I’ve found myself reading quite a bit of Alasdair Gray lately (A History Maker, first; then, Lanark), apropos of nothing in particular. Here is a recent film in which the great man tries to explain his mural-making and prose-writing processes, often in asides, interruptions and character voices. Long may this “fat asthmatic Glaswegian” hem, haw, waver and start over…


Alasdair Gray: official website, wikipedia entry