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The Story of Langford Grove School 1923-62 Review

“The story of Langford Grove School is a period piece. It is the story of the remarkable headmistress and sole proprietor, Elizabeth Curtis. Whether it was gin and scallops for lunch with Frank Auerbach; a […]

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Kit Caless Influx Press Interview

BookBlast interview with Kit Caless, Influx Press Kit Caless, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers?  My mum has always read books, there were lots of books around her house […]

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Alex Pheby, Paul Stanbridge, Paul Ewen 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Norwich

At Waterstones Norwich on Thurs 11 Oct  Sam Jordison will lead a discussion with authors Alex Pheby, Paul Stanbridge, Paul Ewen, with as its theme: All Hail the New Modernists! Experimentalism & Contemporary Literature  Book […]

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Sam Jordison Galley Beggar Press Interview

BookBlast interview with Sam Jordison journalist and publisher at Galley Beggar Press Sam Jordison, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers? Yes, my parents were very encouraging. Always recommending books […]

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Translation as Transhumance Mireille Gansel Review

Book Blast Review of Translation as Transhumance by Mireille Gansel, translated from the French by Ros Schwartz (Les Fugitives) “In this beautiful memoir of a life lived in and through translation, Mireille Gansel defines the […]

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The Dandy at Dusk Philip Mann Review

The Dandy at Dusk by Philip Mann is reviewed by writer, journalist and cultural historian C. J. Schüler for BookBlast. What makes a dandy? In the popular imagination, the dandy is a peacock, eccentrically and […]

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On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life News Archive

On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life, a collection of autobiographical writings by the travel writer Lesley Blanch, opens The Authors’ Club autumn season of events with Georgia de Chamberet discussing the life […]