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Podcast Natasha Lehrer translator of Consent, Vanessa Springora

Hear the BookBlast® Podcast with award-winning translator, Natasha Lehrer, discussing Consent; the “existential” idealism of “liberty”, the trouble with Feminism in France and literary name-and-shame public revelations leading to the downfall of powerful sexual abusers. […]

Non Fiction

Review The Familia Grande, Camille Kouchner

The publication of La Familia Grande by Camille Kouchner reveals how incest is everpresent at the highest levels of French society, even among the most glamorous, powerful, bohemian, left wing intellectual Parisian élite, known as […]


Review The Fig Tree, Goran Vojnović

Lucy Popescu reviews The Fig Tree ahead of Goran Vojnović and his translator Olivia Hellewell discussing the effects of war on successive generations of a family marked by the disintegration of Yugoslavia, for The BookBlast® […]


Lucy Popescu reviews The White Dress, Nathalie Léger

Review of The White Dress by Nathalie Léger ahead of Lucy Popescu’s interview with translator Natasha Lehrer for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. The White Dress is the final part of a trilogy […]

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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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Review Unspoken Legacy, Claudia Black

BookBlast reviews Unspoken Legacy by Claudia Black, a pioneer in treating trauma, families, addiction and adult children of alcoholics & dysfunctional families. Human beings are violent creatures so exposure to traumatic events which leave an […]

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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Nottingham, Christina Pribićević-Zorić Susan Curtis

At Waterstones Nottingham, the fourth talk of the BookBlast® 10×10 tour, a nationwide celebration of independent publishing, features Istros Books, founded in 2011 to showcase the very best fiction and non-fiction from the Balkan region […]

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Review Seven Terrors, Selvedin Avdić

BookBlast reviews Seven Terrors, Selvedin Avdić trs. Coral Petkovich Foreword by Nick Lezard. Longlisted for the Dublin Impac Awards 2014, Shortlisted for the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Awards 2013 (Istros Books)   “I noticed that […]