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Sarajevo Firewood Saïd Khatibi Review

Saïd Khatibi’s polyphonic novel, Sarajevo Firewood, pays homage to the victims of civil war in Algeria and Bosnia in the 1990s, and gives the survivors a voice. Scarred by erratic memories and traumatic recall – […]

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Read the World with MacLehose Press 5 Notable Writers Spotlight

Read the World with MacLehose Press which specialises in the very best translated literary and crime fiction. If words can offer new worlds, you will find them in the pages of the books by the […]

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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds VIII Book Blast Presents

Here are our latest top 10 reads from a selection of independent publishers every book lover should know.  A good read underpinned by an open mind can change your lifeview irrevocably: Palestine in Black and […]

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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 […]