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Célina, Catherine Axelrad Review

Célina is beautifully written by Catherine Axelrad who captures brilliantly the tone and voice of a young servant, conveying an exaggerated sense of loyalty and hierarchical respect which overlays the harsh reality of a chambermaid’s […]

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John-Paul Pryor & Graham Fink in Conversation Fitzrovia W1 Explorations

Graham Fink, the multimedia artist, is one of the world’s most awarded creatives. Formerly at Ogilvy China, his decades-long career has included senior creative posts at CDP, GGT and M&C Saatchi. Some of his most […]

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Choix Goncourt UK Launch Spotlight

The arrival of the Choix Goncourt in the UK was announced by Marina Warner, President of the Royal Society of Literature: “When the date of this event was set, nobody knew that a crucial election […]

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Spotlight Jonathan Coe, Olivia Rosenthal, Claudia Durastanti French Literature Festival, pt 1

I was delighted to be invited along to some of the key talks held at this year’s French Literature Festival at the French Institute in South Kensington. ‘Beyond Words French Literature Festival’ has become ‘The […]

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Andrew Crumey Author Podcast

BookBlast Podcast with Andrew Crumey, author Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, A.L. Kennedy, Allan Massie, Val McDermid, Andrew O’Hagan, Ian Rankin, Ali Smith, Irvine Welsh, Alan Warner . . . the list of fine Scottish writers […]

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BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour, it’s a wrap! News Archive

The inaugural BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour was wrapped up on a night of political disunity and meltdown as Brexit hit the road. So we were only too relieved to be hosting the concluding event of […]