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Explorations

Explorations John-Paul Pryor & Graham Fink in Conversation, Fitzrovia W1

The multimedia artist, Graham Fink, is one of the world’s most awarded creatives. Formerly at Ogilvy China, his decades-long career has included senior creative posts at CDP, GGT and M&C Saatchi. Some of his most […]

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Explorations

Philip Mann Explores Soho Bohemia

Philip Mann writes a special feature for BookBlast about Soho bohemia in the spirit of:  “For thirty years I hid my fame in taverns”. “Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be,” the hypochondriac Mr. […]

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Interview
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Fiction

Review Your Father’s Room, Michel Déon

French novelist Michel Déon was born in Paris and died in Galway in 2016 at the age of 97. Admirers of Fournier and Flaubert and the world according to Proust would love his writing which […]

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Non Fiction

BB Archive The Dandy at Dusk, Philip Mann

The Dandy at Dusk: Taste and Melancholy in the Twentieth Century is more than just a chronicle of dandyism and decadence from Regency England to the late twentieth century. “This detailed, serious take is satisfying […]

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Legacy Agency

On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life BB Archive

On the Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life, a collection of autobiographical writings by the travel writer Lesley Blanch, opens The Authors’ Club autumn season of events with Georgia de Chamberet discussing the life […]

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Interview

Duncan Fallowell, author Interview

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 Misfits − described as ‘brilliant and haunting’ […]