bookblast june 2018 top ten reads
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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XII Book Blast Presents

BookBlast’s Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds for this month take in calypso and a debut children’s book by Junot Díaz; Europe and the Middle East; murder most foul in the Australian Outback; tales of […]

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Top 5 French Reads III Book Blast Presents

Book Blast Top 5 French Reads for this month inspired by a recent trip to Paris. Literary flâneur that I am, I visited some of my favourite bookshops. Les librairies are plentiful and varied since […]

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Journey into the Mind’s Eye Lesley Blanch, NYRB Classics News Archive

BookBlast Estates News: Journey into the Mind’s Eye by Lesley Blanch reissued by New York Review of Books Classics Lesley Blanch: “My book is not altogether autobiography, nor altogether travel or history either. You will […]

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The Chilli Bean Paste Clan Yan Ge Review

BookBlast reviews The Chilli Bean Paste Clan by Yan Ge. Winner of a PEN Translates Award. “Chilli bean paste was big business, had been for Gran’s family for four or five generations. Sichuan peppers, on […]

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