Dedalus Books 10x10 bookblast tour
BookBlast® Archive

Andrew Crumey, Margaret Jull Costa 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones London W1

The 10×10 BookBlast Waterstones Tour launches at Waterstones London W1, Gower Street W1, with independent publisher, Eric Lane, founder of Dedalus Books, in conversation with Andrew Crumey and Margaret Jull Costa. Discussion theme: Independence: A […]

bookblast august 2018 top five reads
BookBlast® Reading Lists

Top 5 Reads for Independent Minds I Book Blast Presents

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 […]

cb editions book review bookblast diary
Fiction

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

Written in the aftermath of the 2016 referendum when the UK voted to leave the EU, Robinson is an entertaining and intellectually mischievous read. By the end of the 19th century there were over 700 […]

charles boyle cb editions interview bookblast diary
BookBlast® Interview

Charles Boyle C B Editions Interview

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 […]

bookblast 10x10 tour kickstarter cover img
BookBlast® Archive

BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour Kickstarter Campaign News Archive

The 10×10 BookBlast Waterstones Tour a celebration of independent publishing has grown out of the BookBlast Diary 2016 showcase, promoting daring, risk-taking small publishers who fill a unique niche discovering talent, publishing authentic and offbeat […]

No Picture
BookBlast® Archive

BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour Catalogue News Archive

The 10×10 BookBlast Waterstones 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 […]

quinton skinner interview bookblast diary exclusive
BookBlast® Interview

Quinton Skinner Author Interview

Book Blast interviews author Quinton Skinner who lives in Minneapolis, USA Quinton Skinner, where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born and grew up in a working-class area of Columbus, […]

tahar ben jelloun interview bookblast diary
BookBlast® Interview

Georgia de Chamberet interviews Tahar Ben Jelloun BANIPAL BB Archive

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 […]

boyd tonkin interview bookblast diary
BookBlast® Interview

Boyd Tonkin Author & Critic Interview

BookBlast interview, Boyd Tonkin author and critic Boyd Tonkin, where were you born, and where did you grow up?  In suburban North London near the end of the Northern Line, in a small maternity home […]

100 best novels in translation boyd tonkin review bookblast diary
Fiction

The 100 Best Novels in Translation Boyd Tonkin Review

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 […]