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The Others by Raul Garrigasait bookblast diary review
Fiction

The Others Raül Garrigasait, Andrew McDougall Review

Raül Garrigasait’s irreverent yet poignant novel, The Others, is excellently translated from the Catalan by Tiago Miller. Its central character is a young Prussian man who crosses Europe to fight for the Carlists in Spain. […]

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BookBlast® Podcast

Bridging the Divide series Season 2 BookBlast Podcast

Tune in for a literary adventure and relish the final eight episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. Podcast interview Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah Dawkin […]

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Fiction

The White Dress Nathalie Léger Review

The Book Blast review of The White Dress by Nathalie Léger accompanies Lucy Popescu‘s interview with translator Natasha Lehrer for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. The White Dress is the final part of […]

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Fiction

A Musical Offering Luis Sagasti, Victor Meadowcroft Review

A Musical Offering is Argentinian author Luis Sagasti’s second novel to appear in English. His first, Fireflies (also published by Charco Press and reviewed for The BookBlast Diary) saw translator Fionn Petch nominated for a […]

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Non Fiction

On Terrorism Tahar Ben Jelloun Review

BookBlast review of On Terrorism: Conversations with My Daughter to accompany Georgia de Chamberet’s interview Tahar Ben Jelloun in French & in English, voice-over by Issa Naseri, for the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide.  […]

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Fiction

The Bell in the Lake Lars Mytting Review

Review by Rachel Goldblatt of The Bell in the Lake, to accompany Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah Dawkin discussing their collaboration for BookBlast® Podcast series Bridging the Divide. “And this also”, said Marlow suddenly, […]

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BookBlast® Podcast

Bridging the Divide series Season 1 BookBlast Podcast

The BookBlast® Podcast series Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy might just fit the bill if you are looking for something a little different. When reading, do you “hear” the book as […]

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Spotlight on Publishing

Rachel Goldblatt Dispatches from the Intern’s Desk Spotlight

Starting a new job in the middle of a global pandemic is not something many people would find enviable, though I was obviously delighted for the opportunity as so many others were being furloughed. When […]

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Poetry

Heaven Manuel Vilas Review

Review by Rachel Goldblatt of Heaven by Manuel Vilas to accompany Georgia de Chamberet discussing the work and world of Vilas with translator James Womack for BookBlast® Podcast series Bridging the Divide. Any thought of […]