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Reading Lists
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Children's & Young Adult
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Children's & Young Adult
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Children's & Young Adult
children's bookshow 2022 bookblast diary year in review
News & Events
BookBlast Diary - Annie Ernaux, Olivier Guez, Empire Windrush
News & Events
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Fiction

Spotlight Forgotten Women Writers: Ethel Mannin, Colin MacInnes & others

How many of you have heard of Ethel Mannin (1900-84), a contemporary of Colin MacInnes? She wrote over a hundred books, including novels, political reflections, autobiographical memoirs and travel-writing, but she has received precious little […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 5 Reads from independent publisher Inkandescent

East London-based independent publisher Inkandescent “was ‘founded by outsiders for outsiders’ to celebrate original and diverse talent and to publish voices and stories the mainstream neglects – specifically those of the working class and financially […]

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News & Events

Spotlight BookBlast® Podcast series, Bridging the Divide, full listing

BookBlast® Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation & the Art of Empathy Thursday 30 July, 5 pm: A ground-breaking weekly podcast series kicks off, championing independent publishers committed to publishing writing in translation; their authors […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Black Classics for Independent Minds

BookBlast’s Top 10 Black Classics are not only for independent discerning minds but also the curious, general reader: prejudice is a result of ignorance. The prolific outpouring of support in the press, book trade newsletters […]