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Top 5 French Reads III Book Blast Presents

Book Blast Top 5 French Reads for this month inspired by a recent trip to Paris. Literary flâneur that I am, I visited some of my favourite bookshops. Les librairies are plentiful and varied since […]

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Reading Lists

Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds X Book Blast Presents

  Book Blast Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds this month take in writing from Albania, Arabia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the Balkans, the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian and Pacific Oceans, along with the Best of British […]

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Fiction

Green Lion Henrietta Rose-Innes Review

BookBlast reviews The Green Lion by South African author, Henrietta Rose-Innes. In the popular imagination, Africa is one great big game reserve where man can hunt to his heart’s content, relishing the thrill of the […]

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Children's & Young Adult

Childrens Books by Megumi Iwasa & Mayakovsky, Mandelstam, Kharms Review

Childrens Books for kids of all ages are showcased by The Children’s Bookshow and featured by Book Blast. Here is a selection of some of the leading titles for this year. Little children do what […]

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BookBlast® Archive

The Childrens Bookshow Latest News Archive

The Childrens Bookshow nationwide is loved by children who have a strong appetite for new and challenging experiences and fabulous storytelling. National treasure, Michael Rosen, will be kicking off The Children’s Bookshow this year, on […]

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Children's & Young Adult

Siân Williams The Childrens Bookshow Interview

Book Blast interview with Siân Williams founder of The Childrens Bookshow Siân Williams, what is The Children’s Bookshow and how did you dream up the idea? It’s a national tour which takes place each autumn […]

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BookBlast® Archive

Paul Muldoon,Sadie & the Sadists Book Launch News Archive

Eyewear Book Launch: Paul Muldoon: Sadie and the Sadists Launch @TrumanBrewery @RoughTradeEast  Tonight’s your chance to catch the legendary Paul Muldoon performing from a new @EyewearBooks collection @RoughTrade East @TrumanBrewery 91 Brick Lane, London E1 […]

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Interview

Heidi Perks Author Interview

Book Blast interview with Heidi Perks, bestselling author Heidi Perks, tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a mum of two small children and I live by the sea in Bournemouth. I spend […]

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Non Fiction

Aleppo Syria’s Great Merchant City Review

After four years of war, Aleppo, Syria’s great merchant city is in ruins, bombed by the Syrian air force, threatened by ISIL, its population decimated. Bread queues, electricity and water cuts, rationing and road-blocks are […]

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Interview

Philip Mansel Author & Historian Interview

Book Blast interview with Philip Mansel, author & historian Philip Mansel, tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a historian of France and the Ottoman Empire, living in London. All my life I […]