Podcast Bridging the Divide Translation and the Art of Empathy, season 1

HEAR the first seven episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. When reading, do you “hear” the book as if it is being read to you by […]

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Spotlight Rachel Goldblatt, Dispatches from the Intern’s Desk

Starting a new job in the middle of a global pandemic is not something many people would find enviable, though I was obviously delighted for the opportunity as so many others were being furloughed. When […]

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Non Fiction

Lucy Popescu reviews Tazmamart, Aziz BineBine

Tazmamart: 18 Years in Morocco’s Secret Prison by Aziz BineBine — beautifully translated by Lulu Norman — is a harrowing tale of endurance which offers a precise depiction of the grim life of a political […]

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Interview Harry Hall, Haus Publishing

Harry Hall, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers?  There were always plenty of books at home, but I don’t remember much reading. What was the book that made you […]


Rachel Goldblatt reviews Heaven, Manuel Vilas

BookBlast review of Heaven ahead of translator James Womack discussing love & death under the sun with Georgia de Chamberet for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. Any thought of escaping home and summer […]


Rachel Goldblatt reviews The Great Homecoming, Anna Kim

BookBlast review of The Great Homecoming ahead of Jamie Lee Searle discussing Anna Kim and all things translation with publisher Anne Meadows at Granta Books for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. Anna Kim’s […]

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Non Fiction

Review So It Goes – Travels in the Aran Isles, Xian and places in between, Nicolas Bouvier

BookBlast review of Travels in the Aran Isles, Xian and Places in Betwee by Nicolas Bouvier ahead of the BookBlast Podcast about the late Swiss author and his traveller’s tales. From The Scorpion-Fish by Nicolas […]