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BB Archive A Restless Man, Gérard Garouste

Georgia de Chamberet reviews L’Intranquille, A Restless Man, the autobiography of Gérard Garouste (one of the greatest contemporary French painters and proponent of uncompromising portrayals of the human body and pysche) with Judith Perrignon, published […]

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BB Archive The Past, Alan Pauls, BookTrust

Review of The Past by Alan Pauls, an Argentine writer, literary critic and screenwriter. Georgia de Chamberet periodically reviewed translations by up-and-coming writers for BookTrust in the early 2000s. Roberto Bolaño publicly praised  novelist Alan […]

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International Translation Day 2015, held at the British Library, opened with buzzing euphoria. It is rare for a single book, let alone a translation, to generate such widespread excitement across the publishing industry. Joel Dicker’s […]

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Tibetan & Himalayan Healing: An Anthology for Anthony Aris, published by Vajra Books, Kathmandu, was launched on Anthony’s birthday. “Authors get the light, publishers stay in the shade – a famous twinned Tibetan concept, nyin […]

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James Reed, CBE, had fun putting together his book Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again largely by means of crowd sourcing, since thousands of interviewers and interviewees were surveyed. The book includes […]

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As the highlight of this special event being held at Waterstones in Broad Street, Oxford, for International Womens Day, Elisa Segrave examines stories from her mother’s hitherto hidden wartime experiences at Bletchley Park, Bomber Command […]