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Spotlight on Publishing

The Second Republic of Consciousness Prize Spotlight

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

Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone? Book Launch News Archive

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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BookBlast® Interview

Andrew Harmon Theatre Director & Writing Coach 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. So we are featuring reviews, Q&As and podcasts […]

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BookBlast® Reading Lists

Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds IX Book Blast Presents

Our Book Blast 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 […]

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BookBlast® Reading Lists

Winter Reads for Independent Minds Book Blast Presents

Book Blast Winter Reads rounds up of some of the best new writing to catch the imagination and recent encounters with leading independent publishers . . .  We bring you gods and African lions, revolution […]