bookblast five random reads of the year 2023
Reading Lists
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Spotlight on Publishing
Spotlight on Publishing
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Spotlight on Publishing
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Interview Douglas Suttle, Fum d’Estampa Press


Andrew McDougall reviews Forty Lost Years, Rosa Maria Arquimbau

Andrew McDougall reviews Forty Lost Years by Rosa Maria Arquimbau for BookBlast. In translating the novel Forty Lost Years into English, Fum d’Estampa Press and Peter Bush have gifted Anglophone readers a forgotten gem of […]


Review Bestseller, Beka Adamashvili

Georgia de Chamberet reviews Bestseller out with Dedalus Books, ahead of interviewing Beka Adamashvili & translator Tamara Japaridze for the BookBlast Podcast Bridging the Divide series. An entertaining mocking of literary aspirations, Beka Adamashvili’s novel, […]


Rachel Goldblatt reviews The Bell in the Lake, Lars Mytting

BookBlast review of The Bell in the Lake, ahead of Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah Dawkin discussing The Bell in the Lake for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. “And this also”, said […]

Non Fiction

Henrietta Foster reviews Mazel Tov, J.S. Margot

Henrietta Foster reviews Mazel Tov by J S Margot ahead of the first two live podcast recordings of the 15-part weekly Bridging The Divide series. In Ep. 1, J S Margot discusses navigating clashing cultures […]

Translator Interviews

Interview Sam Taylor, translator

Sam Taylor, tell us a little bit about yourself I grew up in England, worked as a journalist on The Observer for eight years, moved to France and wrote four novels, then translated my first […]