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Podcast

Podcast Bridging the Divide Translation and the Art of Empathy, season 2

Tune in and come on a literary adventure: hear the final eight episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. Podcast interview Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah […]

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Podcast

Podcast Bridging the Divide Translation and the Art of Empathy, season 1

HEAR the first seven episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. When reading, do you “hear” the book as if it is being read to you by […]

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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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Fiction

2BooksReview Wild Woman, Marina Šur Puhlovski & Under Pressure, Faruk Šehić

What can the novels Wild Woman by Marina Šur Puhlovski and Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić tell us about the breakup of Yugoslavia which caused such a tectonic shift in Balkan identity? Each to their […]

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Non Fiction

Review A Country to Call Home (ed) Lucy Popescu

BookBlast reviews A Country to Call Home edited by Lucy Popescu, focusing on the fate of refugee children and young adults. The anthology features writing by Michael Morpurgo, Eoin Colfer, Kit de Waal and Simon […]

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Fiction

Review Three Women, Lucy Tertia George

BookBlast reviews Three Women by Lucy Tertia George. “Be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron A strong woman is not defined by men, but is in full possession of herself […]

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BookBlast® Archive

BB Archive The BookBlast 10×10 Tour assoc Waterstones, it’s a wrap!

The inaugural BookBlast 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones booksellers 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 […]

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Fiction

Review Dedalus, Chris McCabe

The sequel to Joyce’s Ulysses, Dedalus by Chris McCabe, is reviewed by BookBlast. “Too poetical that about the sad. Music did that. Music hath charms. Shakespeare said. Quotations every day in the year. To be […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Manchester, Michael Schmidt Jane Draycott Jenny Lewis

 At Waterstones Manchester on Thurs. 8 November at 6.30 p.m., Michael Schmidt, a founder-director @Carcanet will chair the discussion @WaterstonesMCR with poets Jane Draycott and Jenny Lewis; talk theme: Claiming the Great Tradition: Women Recalibrate […]