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Bridging the Divide series Season 2 BookBlast Podcast

Tune in for a literary adventure and relish 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 Dawkin […]

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Bridging the Divide series Season 1 BookBlast Podcast

The BookBlast® Podcast series Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy might just fit the bill if you are looking for something a little different. When reading, do you “hear” the book as […]

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Bridging the Divide series, Full Listing, BookBlast Podcast

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

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Fiction

Wild Woman Marina Šur Puhlovski & Under Pressure Faruk Šehić Review

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

A Country to Call Home (ed) Lucy Popescu Review

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

Three Women Lucy Tertia George Review

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 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 […]

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Fiction

Dedalus Chris McCabe Review

BookBlast review of Dedalus by Chris McCabe, the sequel to James Joyce’s Ulysses. “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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Jane Draycott, Jenny Lewis 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Manchester

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