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The Story of Langford Grove School 1923-62 Review

“The story of Langford Grove School is a period piece. It is the story of the remarkable headmistress and sole proprietor, Elizabeth Curtis. Whether it was gin and scallops for lunch with Frank Auerbach; a […]

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In the Line of Fire Antony Thomas Review

Antony Thomas was making documentary films at a time in film and TV when leading producers and executives were backed by their organizations, could stand by their principles and get films made. Three very different […]

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Kokoschka’s Doll Afonso Cruz, Andrew McDougall Review

Andrew McDougall reviews for BookBlast Kokoschka’s Doll by Afonso Cruz, translated by Rahul Bery. A surreal, poignant and , vertiginous reflection on the nature of the universe, life’s coincidences and the human condition. “I’m writing […]

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In Glad or Sorry Hours A Memoir Alastair Niven Review

BookBlast reviews In Glad or Sorry Hours, a memoir by Alastair Niven OBE LVO Hon FRS, formerly Director General of The Africa Centre, Director of Literature at the Arts Council of Great Britain and of […]

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

Graham Fink, the multimedia artist, 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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French New Wave Tony Nourmond, Graham Marsh, Christopher Frayling Review

French New Wave: A Revolution in Design by Tony Nourmond, Graham Marsh, Christopher Frayling reviewed for BookBlast Diary. Today the United Kingdom, after over three years of turmoil, officially leaves the European Union. Plus ça […]

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Lucy Popescu Journalist & Editor Interview

Book Blast interview with journalist & editor Lucy Popescu Lucy Popescu, tell us about your childhood and where you grew up I grew up in Oxfordshire. My late mother was the children’s author, Christine Pullein-Thompson […]

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The Governesses Anne Serre & Now, Now Louison Jean Frémon Review

BookBlast’s 2BooksReview recommends two superb novels in English translation published by Les Fugitives: The Governesses by Anne Serre (trs. Mark Hutchinson) & Now, Now Louison by Jean Frémon (trs. Cole Swensen). The Governesses by Anne […]