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Spotlight on Publishing

Spotlight The Second Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses

Now in its second year, The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses is making waves and highlighting the superb and genuinely original writing being published by diverse independent publishers. “Most writers make less than […]

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BookBlast® Archive

BB Archive Where have all the intellectuals gone? Book Launch Librairie La Page

The book launch at Librairie La Page, 7 Harrington Road, South Kensington SW7 next Tuesday 20 March at 6.30pm is likely to be a magnet for intellectuals: a rare breed nowadays, since informed, considered debate […]

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Interview Andrew Harmon, theatre director & writing coach

Theatre director and writing coach, Andrew Harmon, gives BookBlast an exclusive interview from his home near Palm Springs CA. He talks about 1950s Hollywood, writing for the screen and stage, producing ‘Improvisathon ‘85’ for Live […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds IX

Our latest top 10 reads for March features new books from Kurdistan, Croatia, Tashkent, Latvia, the Caribbean, Iceland, Mexico, Kenya, and last but not least, England. At BookBlast® HQ we just love translation! This year’s […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Winter Reads for Independent Minds

Wind, snow and ice are perfect conditions for cosying up indoors and making the most of home sweet home. Our Winter Reads rounds up of some of the best new writing to catch the imagination […]