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BookBlast® Reading Lists

Top 5 Reads for Independent Minds III Book Blast Presents

The Book Blast Top 5 Reads monthly feature rounds up five eclectic reads from France, Italy, New York and the Indian Ocean.  Little by Edward Carey (Sunday Times Book of the Year) “In the same […]

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Jane Draycott, Jenny Lewis 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Manchester

 At Waterstones Manchester on Thurs. 8 November at 6.30 p.m., Michael Schmidt, CEO founder-director of Carcanet will chair the discussion with poets Jane Draycott and Jenny Lewis. Talk theme: Claiming the Great Tradition: Women Recalibrate […]

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Translator Interviews

Jane Draycott Poet & Translator Interview

BookBlast interviews poet & translator, Jane Draycott Jane Draycott, tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a poet who’s come late to translation and I wish I’d started much much sooner. I teach on […]

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Spotlight on Publishing

Susan Curtis Istros Books at Belgrade Book Fair Spotlight

The opening ceremony of the annual Belgrade Book Fair took place on Sunday 21 October, officially starting one of the biggest publishing events of the region. There is no doubt that Serbia takes pride in this […]

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BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour Podcast ep 1

Since the BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour hit the road, we still have 3 events to go, storytelling and showcasing small, risk-taking publishers who fill a unique niche in discovering talent, enriching our literary culture. Starting […]

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Yan Ge, Nicky Harman 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Liverpool

At Waterstones Liverpool, on Thurs. 1 November at 6.30 p.m., Roh-Suan Tung will chair the discussion with author Yan Ge May and her translator Nicky Harman. Talk theme: #MeToo Moments: men misbehaving in China. Book […]

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Aliyah Holder, Nafeesa Hamid 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Birmingham

At Waterstones Birmingham, the eighth talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Saqi Books. Founded in 1983 in London, Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general […]

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Elizabeth Briggs Saqi Books Interview

Book Blast interview with Elizabeth Briggs, editorial & marketing director at Saqi Books Elizabeth Briggs, where were you born, and where did you grow up? Worcester, where I lived until I left for university in […]

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