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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Gower Street W1, Andrew Crumey Margaret Jull Costa

At Waterstones Gower Street, London W1, the opening talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, Eric Lane, founder of Dedalus Books, will be in conversation with Andrew Crumey and Margaret […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 5 Reads for Independent Minds I

Book Blasts Top 5 Reads for Independent Minds this month showcases Ariel Khan, Teresa Solana, Fred D’Aguiar, Marinko Koščec, Oliver Bottini. There’s much excitement here at BB HQ about the 10×10 tour of superb independent […]

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Fiction

Review An Overcoat, Jack Robinson a.k.a. Charles Boyle

Written in the aftermath of the 2016 referendum when the UK voted to leave the EU, Robinson is essential and entertaining reading. By the end of the 19th century there were over 700 spin-off versions […]

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Interview

Interview Charles Boyle, C B Editions

Charles Boyle at C B Editions is the quintessential self-published author who also publishes books by other authors (similar to Virginia and Leonard Woolf who set up the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published works […]

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BB Archive BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018 Kickstarter Campaign

The BookBlast® celebration of independent publishing was kicked off online via the BookBlast Diary in 2016 to showcase daring, risk-taking small publishers who fill a unique niche discovering talent, publishing authentic and offbeat books which […]

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Spotlight Catalogue BookBlast® 10×10 Tour A Celebration of Independent Publishing

The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour 2018, A Celebration of Independent Publishing Tour dates: 11 Sept-15 Nov. We’ve worked over the past year on this exciting tour. Now it’s time to get on the road!  10 independent […]

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Interview

BB Archive G de Chamberet interviews Tahar Ben Jelloun for BANIPAL

Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Goncourt among many awards, and short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature, talks to Georgia de Chamberet about writing […]

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Interview Boyd Tonkin, author & critic

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Fiction

Review The 100 Best Novels in Translation, Boyd Tonkin

BookBlast reviews The 100 Best Novels in Translation edited by Boyd Tonkin, literary editor of The Independent newspaper from 1996 to 2013. “Since the ages of Enlightenment and Romanticism, the champions of translation – such […]