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Gael Elton Mayo Spain Revisited Harpers & Queen BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer and artist, was a contributor to Harpers & Queen, Apollo, Interiors and The Observer. Spain Revisited was published in 1985. Spain is a ‘place apart’ from Italy, France and […]

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Meike Ziervogel Author Interview

Book Blast interview with novelist and founder-publisher of Peirene Press, Meike Ziervogel. She came to London in 1986 to study Arabic language and literature, and received a BA and MA from SOAS. She speaks German, […]

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Jen Hamilton-Emery Salt Publishing Interview

Book Blast interview with Jen Hamilton-Emery, fiction editor and director of independent Salt publishing, based in Cromer, Norfolk. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. Yes, both my parents were […]

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The Photographer Meike Ziervogel Review

Meike Ziervogel writes, “As long as you can keep disorder at bay you have control. You can see clearly, you know what step to take next. Albert can’t stand chaos. He used to be able […]

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Lawrence Scott Author Interview

Book Blast interview with Lawrence Scott, the prize-winning Caribbean novelist and short-story writer from Trinidad & Tobago. Where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born on Petit Morne Estate, a […]

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Polly Pattullo Papillote Press Interview

Book Blast interview with the founder of Papillote Press which is based in Dominica and publishes fiction and non-fiction, including children’s books, reflecting the island’s rich culture and literary heritage. Are (were) your parents great […]

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Witchbroom Lawrence Scott Review

Book Blast reviews Witchbroom by Lawrence Scott. Our interview with him can be read HERE “Here at the window of the turret room, Lavren, at the sill of the Demerara window, Marie Elena behind him […]

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Magnum Photographic Group Gael Elton Mayo Apollo Magazine BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) was writer-researcher for the Magnum Photographic Group, Paris, 1950-56, working with Robert Capa, David Seymour and Henri Cartier-Bresson. She wrote Generation X (England) with Cartier-Bresson, later changed to Youth of the […]

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Interview Benjamin Myers Author

Benjamin  Myers is the author of many novels, including: The Gallows Pole, Turning Blue, Beastings, Pig Iron, Richard, The Book of Fuck – a novella, Snorri & Frosti, and four collections of poetry. He is […]

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The Gallows Pole Benjamin Myers Review

Book Blast reviews The Gallows Pole by Benjamin Myers published by Bluemoose Books to great acclaim. Made into a three-part TV series for the BBC by Element Pictures, Big Arty Productions, and A24, the adaptation […]