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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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The Fig Tree Goran Vojnović Review

This review of The Fig Tree by Goran Vojnović accompanies Lucy Popescu‘s interview with him and his translator Olivia Hellewell discussing the effects of war on successive generations of a family marked by the disintegration […]

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Fiction

The White Dress Nathalie Léger Review

The Book Blast review of The White Dress by Nathalie Léger accompanies Lucy Popescu‘s interview with translator Natasha Lehrer for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. The White Dress is the final part of […]

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Fiction

The Blessed Rita Tommy Wieringa Review

The Book Blast review of The Blessed Rita (longlisted for the International Booker Prize) by Tommy Wieringa accompanies Lucy Popescu‘s interview with translator Sam Garrett for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. The Blessed […]

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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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Tazmamart Aziz BineBine, Lucy Popescu Review

Tazmamart: 18 Years in Morocco’s Secret Prison by Aziz BineBine — beautifully translated by Lulu Norman — is an engrossing tale of endurance which offers a precise portrayal of the grim life of a political […]

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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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Lucy Popescu at European Literature Days Spotlight

Lucy Popescu heads to European Literature Days in Austria, and writes a special report for Book Blast. European Literature Days, one of my favourite literary festivals, was held this year in Krems, lower Austria, and […]