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Gael Elton Mayo Spain Around Us 1954 BB Archive

Gael Elton Mayo (1921-92) journalist, writer and artist, first wrote a column while living in Spain in the 1950s for The Spanish-American Courier. This piece came out in April 1954. Madrid is a small town, […]

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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds IV Book Blast Presents

The latest Top 10 reads from BookBlast to delight and inspire you @bookblast Joyful satire Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic – words and pictures on how to stop worrying and learn to love the alien next […]

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The Madeleine Project Clara Beaudoux Review

BookBlast reviews The Madeleine Project: Uncovering a Parisian Life by Clara Beaudoux, translated from the French by Alison Anderson. “I’d been drifting from one studio apartment to another for several years already. I didn’t feel […]

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Clara Beaudoux Author Interview

Book Blast interview with Clara Beaudoux, author Clara Beaudoux tell us a bit about yourself; where were you born, and where did you grow up?  I was born and raised in Paris. What sorts of […]

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Michael Wise New Vessel Press USA Interview

Book Blast actively collaborates with colleagues across the Atlantic on editorial and translation projects. Its digital publishing programme sees titles published with Amazon, Kobo and Google worldwide. We are featuring reviews, Q&As and podcasts in […]

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Green Lion Henrietta Rose-Innes Review

BookBlast reviews The Green Lion by South African author, Henrietta Rose-Innes. In the popular imagination, Africa is one great big game reserve where man can hunt to his heart’s content, relishing the thrill of the […]

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Henrietta Rose-Innes Author Interview

BookBlast interviews Henrietta Rose-Innes, author Henrietta Rose-Innes, tell us a bit about your childhood years. Where were you born, and where did you grow up? Born and bred in Cape Town, under Table Mountain. All […]

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As a God Might Be Neil Griffiths Review

BookBlast reviews As a God Might Be, an ambitious novel by Neil Griffiths. “What was the grand plan? Build a clifftop church and then hurry away back to London when it was finished? Or was […]

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Interview Sam Mills Dodo Ink Publishing

BookBlast interviews author and co-founder of independent publisher Dodo Ink Publishing, Sam Mills Sam Mills, tell us a bit about yourself; (were) your parents great readers?  I’m unusual in that I’m from a working class […]

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Neil Griffiths Author Interview

Book Blast interviews author, Neil Griffiths, who went on to found The Republic of Consciousness Prize Neil Griffiths, where were you born, and where did you grow up?  I was born in South London and […]