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Philip Mansel, author & historian Interview

Philip Mansel, tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a historian of France and the Ottoman Empire, living in London. All my life I have loved travelling, learning about the countries I visit, […]

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Interview Youssef Rakha, author

The Book of the Sultan’s Seal: Strange Incidents from History in the City of Mars by Youssef Rakha translated by Paul Starkey was awarded the 2015 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation. Tell […]

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Michel Moushabeck, Interlink Books Interview

Michel Moushabeck, the founder of Interlink Books, is also an editor, writer and musician of Palestinian descent. He has authored several books including Kilimanjaro: A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa and A Brief […]

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Cheryl Robson, Aurora Metro Publishing Interview

Cheryl Robson, founder of Aurora Metro Publishing, is a producer/director of several short independent films, most recently ‘Rock ’n’ Roll Island’ which was nominated for Best Short Film at Raindance, London 2015. She worked at […]

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Gary Pulsifer, independent publisher Interview

Gary Pulsifer, independent publisher, lived in the UK for 41 years, and worked on both sides of the Atlantic – for Random House in New York and for a number of UK indies, including Writers […]

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Florent Massot, independent publisher Interview

Independent publisher, Florent Massot, the visionary maverick who first published Virginie Despentes and Valérie Trierweiler; Kurt Cobain and Mike Tyson in French, talks to Georgia de Chamberet. Baise-moi (Fuck Me) by Despentes, his first hit […]

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Duncan Fallowell, author Interview

Duncan Fallowell is an English novelist, travel writer and critic. He has also worked with the German group, Can, on musical projects. How to Disappear: A Memoir for Misfits − described as ‘brilliant and haunting’ […]