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Podcast Fatima Daas, author, The Last One (French & English)

An autobiographical first novel, The Last One tells the story of Fatima Daas and her family. The confusing polarities between different worlds and cultures that are portrayed sparked an intense Media debate in France. Although […]

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Interview Justin David & Nathan Evans, Inkandescent

BookBlast catches up with Justin David, the publisher at www.inkandescent.co.uk and author of The Pharmacist and Kissing the Lizard ; and Nathan Evans, the editor at www.inkandescent.co.uk and author of Threads, CNUT and One Last Song.  […]

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Interview Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Cassava Republic Press

Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, tell us a bit about your childhood and where you grew up.   It was a very privileged upbringing in the sense of growing up with a mother whose protective love and unquestioning […]

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Review Chauvo-Feminism: On Sex, Power & #MeToo, Sam Mills

Chauvo-Feminism: On Sex, Power and #MeToo by author and publisher, Sam Mills. It is an erudite, pithy assessment of the chauvo-feminist man based on personal lived experience and testimonies from women and men. Journalist, writer […]

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Andrew McDougall reviews Kokoschka’s Doll, Afonso Cruz

Andrew McDougall reviews Kokoschka’s Doll by Afonso Cruz, translated by Rahul Bery: a surreal, poignant and sometimes dizzying reflection on the nature of the universe, life’s coincidences and, of course, the human condition. “I’m writing […]

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Interview Philip Gwyn Jones, Scribe UK

BookBlast interviews editor and publisher, Philip Gwyn Jones, who has over 25 years’ high-level experience at the heart of literary publishing in the UK. Most recently, he founded Portobello Books in 2004, joined Scribe UK […]