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Fiction

Review Vernon Subutex 3, Virginie Despentes

First novel Baise-moi (Fuck Me) by Virginie Despentes was an overnight sensation in France, selling 50,000 copies for éditions Florent Massot in 1994 before being picked up by éditions Grasset and J’ai Lu. Today sales […]

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Podcast Bridging the Divide Translation and the Art of Empathy, season 2

Tune in and come on a literary adventure: hear the final eight episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. Podcast interview Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah […]

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Fiction

Andrew McDougall reviews Theatre of War, Andrea Jeftanovic

Andrea Jeftanovic’s Theatre of War takes place over three acts and many scenes, and is acted out on various stages. True to its title, this is theatre in the shape of a novel, with the […]

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Fiction

Review Bestseller, Beka Adamashvili

Georgia de Chamberet reviews Bestseller out with Dedalus Books, ahead of interviewing Beka Adamashvili & translator Tamara Japaridze for the BookBlast Podcast Bridging the Divide series. An entertaining mocking of literary aspirations, Beka Adamashvili’s novel, […]