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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 5 Nature Books to Transform Social Isolating

  BookBlast’s Top 5 Nature Books to transform social isolating at home into awe and wonder at the complexity and radiance of nature’s abundance and beauty. Never has the word “social” been more used, just […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XV

  BookBlast’s Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds to end the year offers a smorgasbord of brain food, bringing you a medley of writing and ideas by way of France, Germany, Mexico, Romania and true-grit […]

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Spotlight on Publishing

Spotlight Tatiana de Rosnay, Alicia Drake & Daughters of Simone de Beauvoir French Literature Festival, pt 2

This is the second post rounding up the highlights of Beyond Words French Literature Festival 2019. “So many books have been written with Paris as a character and there are so many clichés about its […]

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Interview

Interview Chris McCabe, author

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 moving to London in my early […]

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Interview
Galley Beggar Pres 10x10 Tour BookBlast
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BB 10×10 Tour Waterstones Norwich, Sam Jordison Alex Pheby Paul Stanbridge Paul Ewen

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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Interview

Robert Elms interviews Georgia de Chamberet, BBC Radio London

Georgia de Chamberet interviewed by Robert Elms for BBC Radio London about The BookBlast® 10×10 Tour in association with Waterstones.   Interview with Robert Elms, BBC Radio London   A carnival of authors, poets, translators […]

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Interview

Interview Charles Boyle, C B Editions

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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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds VIII

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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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds VII

  Here is our New Year round up of eclectic top ten reads for independent minds to delight and inspire you, happy new year, bonne année, felice anno nuovo, feliz año nuevo, ευτυχισμένο το νέο […]