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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds V Book Blast Presents

Our Book Blast November top 10 reads rejoice in strong women and have a radical, cosmopolitan flavour. We continue our celebration of 15 years of the Childrens’ Bookshow, highlighting two more books featured in this […]

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Elton Mayo The Problem of Working Together 1932 BB Archive

My grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human Relations Movement, had innovative ideas and theories based on a lifetime of research which he often expressed in speeches […]

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Jean Anouilh Dramatist & Screenwriter 1956 Interview BB Archive

From the archive: articles by Gael Elton Mayo. Jean Anouilh (1910-87) dramatist & screenwriter was interviewed by her in 1956 for Queen Magazine. Best known for his 1943 play Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ classical […]

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Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917 (ed) Pete Ayrton Review

BookBlast reviews Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917, edited by Pete Ayrton “The city is destroyed, plundered. A very interesting city. Polish culture. An ancient, rich Jewish colony. These frightening bazaars, dwarfs in hooded coats, hoods […]

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Pete Ayrton Publisher Interview

BookBlast interviews Pete Ayrton independent publisher Pete Ayrton, tell us a bit about yourself. Where were you born, and where did you grow up? Born in London and grew up in New York until I […]