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Fiction
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Fiction

Review Wilder Winds, Bel Olid

The daughter of immigrants, Bel Olid is a prizewinning writer, translator and teacher of literature and creative writing. The President of the European Council of Associations of Literary Translators, and President of the Association of […]

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Non Fiction

Review The Intimate Resistance, Josep Maria Esquirol

A profound reflection on the human condition, Intimate Resistance is a welcome alternative to those glib bestselling books by counsellors and guides who synthesize complicated intellectual, scientific and spiritual ideas for instant, easy consumption. Living […]

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Interview

Interview Douglas Suttle, Fum d’Estampa Press

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Fiction

Andrew McDougall reviews Forty Lost Years, Rosa Maria Arquimbau

Andrew McDougall reviews Forty Lost Years by Rosa Maria Arquimbau for BookBlast. In translating the novel Forty Lost Years into English, Fum d’Estampa Press and Peter Bush have gifted Anglophone readers a forgotten gem of […]

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Fiction

Andrew McDougall reviews The Others, Raül Garrigasait

Raül Garrigasait’s irreverent yet poignant novel, The Others, is excellently translated from the Catalan by Tiago Miller. Its central character is a young Prussian man who crosses Europe to fight for the Carlists in Spain. […]

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Translator Interviews
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Poetry

Rachel Goldblatt reviews Heaven, Manuel Vilas

BookBlast review of Heaven ahead of translator James Womack discussing love & death under the sun with Georgia de Chamberet for The BookBlast® Podcast Bridging the Divide series. Any thought of escaping home and summer […]

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Interview

Interview Judith Uyterlinde & Lydia Unsworth, World Editions

BookBlast interviews Judith Uyterlinde (Publishing Director) & Lydia Unsworth (Editor-in-Chief) at World Editions as a three-way conversational Q&A. Are (were) your parents great readers? Tell us a bit about yourself. JUDITH (Publishing Director): My father […]

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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds XIV