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What do Book Editors Want? Spotlight

“What do book editors want?” was one of the headline discussion panels held six days ago at the French Institute in London as part of this year’s Britain and Creative Europe Programme. Britain is part […]

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A Restless Man Gérard Garouste 3:AM Magazine BB Archive

Book Blast review of L’Intranquille, A Restless Man, the autobiography of Gérard Garouste with Judith Perrignon. He is one of the greatest living contemporary French painters and a proponent of uncompromising portrayals of the human […]

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A Survivor’s Guide to Exile Velibor Čolić 4Translation

The Book Blast 4Translation features focus on books which we strongly feel would attract an appreciative English-language readership. Showcasing writers in translation in a variety of ways goes back over twenty years here at BookBlast®. […]

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Sex in the City Nineteenth-century Paris & London Explorations

Sex in the City for women of the demi-monde living in nineteenth-century Paris and London involved living a racy, scandalous and at times, dangerous, lifestyle. Nana and Prostitution In his planning notes for Nana, the […]


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Duncan Fallowell Author Interview

Book Blast interview with Duncan Fallowell, author Duncan Fallowell is an English novelist, travel writer and critic. He has also worked with the German group, Can, on musical projects. How to Disappear: A Memoir for […]