Review Pomeranski, Gerald Jacobs

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 […]


Interview Gerald Jacobs, writer & critic

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 […]

Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Self-isolating Minds

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, […]


Review Winter in Sokcho, Elisa Shua Dusapin

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 — is the latest recently-published offering on our […]

Translator Interviews

Interview Aneesa Abbas Higgins, translator