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Inkandescent Publishing Top 5 Reads Book Blast Presents

East London-based independent publisher Inkandescent “was ‘founded by outsiders for outsiders’ to celebrate original and diverse talent and to publish voices and stories the mainstream neglects – specifically those of the working class and financially […]

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Bridging the Divide series, Full Listing, BookBlast Podcast

Bridging the Divide: Translation & the Art of Empathy, a new BookBlast® Podcast series Thursday 30 July, 5 pm: A ground-breaking weekly podcast series kicks off, championing independent publishers committed to publishing writing in translation; […]

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Top 10 Black Classics for Independent Minds Book Blast Presents

BookBlast’s Top 10 Black Classics are not only for independent discerning minds but also the curious, general reader. Prejudice is a result of ignorance. The prolific outpouring of support in the press, book trade newsletters […]

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Top 5 Nature Books to Transform Social Isolating Book Blast Presents

  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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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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Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XV Book Blast Presents

  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 […]