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Fiction

Pomeranski Gerald Jacobs Review

BookBlast reviews Pomeranski by Gerald Jacobs, a novel loosely based on his memories of Brixton in the 1950s and 1960s which was very different to the gentrified place it has become today. Now black-and grey-corporate […]

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Interview

Gerald Jacobs Critic & Author Interview

BookBlast interviews Gerald Jacobs, Literary Editor of the Jewish Chronicle, whose books include Judi Dench: A Great Deal of Laughter, A Question of Football, The Sacred Games, Nine Love Letters & a novel, Pomeranski. Gerald […]

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Reading Lists

Top 10 Reads for Self-isolating Minds Book Blast Presents

As a deadly virus strikes, we hope our Top 10 Reads will provide some solace and a change of ideas, however isolated we might feel! According to HISTORY UK, the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, […]

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Fiction

Winter in Sokcho Elisa Shua Dusapin Review

BookBlast Diary review of Winter in Sokcho by French-Korean author Elisa Shua Dusapin — born to a French father and a South Korean mother like the heroine of her first novel which has gained recognition […]

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Translator Interviews

Aneesa Abbas Higgins Translator Interview

BookBlast interview with translator Aneesa Abbas Higgins Aneesa Abbas Higgins, tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up here in London – my father is Indian and my mother English, and at the […]