bookblast june 2018 top ten reads
Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XII

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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Book Blasts Top 5 French Reads III

BookBlast’s Top 5 French Reads for this month is 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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Legacy Agency

BB Archive Journey into the Mind’s Eye, Lesley Blanch, New York Review of Books Classics

Lesley Blanch: “My book is not altogether autobiography, nor altogether travel or history either. You will just have to invent a new category,” Lesley Blanch wrote about Journey into the Mind’s Eye, a book that […]

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Fiction

Review The Chilli Bean Paste Clan, Yan Ge

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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