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Fiction

Review Thirsty Sea, Erica Mou

BookBlast review of debut novel Thirsty Sea by Italian singer-songwriter Erica Mou (trs. Clarissa Botsford). Erica wrote this book at the kitchen table of her rented accommodation in London. The image maybe be near-perfect but […]

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Interview

Interview Judith Uyterlinde & Lydia Unsworth, World Editions

BookBlast interviews Judith Uyterlinde (Publishing Director) & Lydia Unsworth (Editor-in-Chief) at World Editions as a three-way conversational Q&A. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. JUDITH (Publishing Director): My father […]

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Translator Interviews

Interview Siân Williams, translator

Siân Williams, tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a translator and the founder of The Children’s Bookshow, a national tour of writers and illustrators of children’s literature which has been taking place in […]

On the Road with Illegal Immigrants, Fabrizio Gatti bookblast review
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Fabrizio Gatti, Bilal: On the Road with Illegal Immigrants 4Translation

Although not a recent release, Bilal: On the Road with Illegal Immigrants remains as timely today as when it was first published. In 2011 I was commissioned to report on a Bilal: Sur la route […]