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My Pen is the Wing of a Bird New Fiction by Afghan Women Review

Afghan women have been in the news again since the Taliban have banned Voice of America, the BBC and Deutsche Welle after women students and teachers protested peacefully in response to secondary schools for girls […]

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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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Harry Hall Haus Publishing Interview

Book Blast interview with Harry Hall CEO Haus Publishing Harry Hall, tell us a bit about yourself. Are (were) your parents great readers?  There were always plenty of books at home, but I don’t remember […]

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Michèle Roberts Author Podcast

BookBlast Podcast with Michèle Roberts, author of twelve highly-acclaimed novels, including The Looking Glass and Daughters of the House which won the W.H. Smith Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She is […]

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Fiction

Pomeranski Gerald Jacobs Review

BookBlast reviews Pomeranski by Gerald Jacobs, a novel loosely based on his memories of Brixton in the 1950s and 1960s which was very different to the gentrified place it has become today. Now black-and grey-corporate […]

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Top 10 Reads for Self-isolating Minds Book Blast Presents

As a deadly virus strikes, we hope our Top 10 Reads will provide some solace and a change of ideas, however isolated we might feel! According to HISTORY UK, the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, […]

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Memories of Low Tide Chantal Thomas Review

BookBlast reviews a lyrical, sensual memoir by Chantal Thomas, Memories of Low Tide, translated by Natasha Lehrer. Summer in Nice on the Côte d’Azur. After a blistering two months without rain there’s a violent storm. […]