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BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour, it’s a wrap! News Archive

The inaugural BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour was wrapped up on a night of political disunity and meltdown as Brexit hit the road. So we were only too relieved to be hosting the concluding event of […]

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Dedalus Chris McCabe Review

BookBlast review of Dedalus by Chris McCabe, the sequel to James Joyce’s Ulysses. “Too poetical that about the sad. Music did that. Music hath charms. Shakespeare said. Quotations every day in the year. To be […]

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Chris McCabe Author Interview

BookBlast interview with author, Chris McCabe Chris McCabe, where were you born, and where did you grow up? Mill Road hospital Liverpool, and then in Liverpool (built on the site of a Victorian workhouse), until […]

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David Henningham at Henningham Family Press Interview

BookBlast interview with David Henningham at Henningham Family Press David Henningham, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers? My Mum is a big reader of Crime Fiction. It helped her […]

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Alex Pheby, Paul Stanbridge, Paul Ewen 10×10 Tour BookBlast Waterstones Norwich

At Waterstones Norwich on Thurs 11 Oct  Sam Jordison will lead a discussion with authors Alex Pheby, Paul Stanbridge, Paul Ewen, with as its theme: All Hail the New Modernists! Experimentalism & Contemporary Literature  Book […]

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An Overcoat Jack Robinson a.k.a. Charles Boyle Review

Written in the aftermath of the 2016 referendum when the UK voted to leave the EU, Robinson is an entertaining and intellectually mischievous read. By the end of the 19th century there were over 700 […]

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Charles Boyle C B Editions Interview

Charles Boyle at C B Editions is the quintessential self-published author who also publishes books by other authors (similar to Virginia and Leonard Woolf who set up the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published works […]

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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XIII Book Blast Presents

This month’s top 10 reads from Book Blast comes late since preparations for the exhilarating BookBlast Waterstones 10×10 Tour have eaten up time . . . we bring you a sequel to the lodestar of […]

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Gabriel Josipovici Author & Critic Interview

BookBlast interview with Gabriel Josipovici, the pre-eminent British novelist, short story writer, critic, literary theorist, playwright, and a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement. You were born during World War Two in Occupied France, […]

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Andrew Latimer Little Island Press Interview

Book Blast interview with Andrew Latimer at Little Island Press, now an imprint of Carcanet Andrew Latimer, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers?  No, neither. My parents are more […]