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Non Fiction

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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Fiction

The Great Homecoming Anna Kim Review

Review by Rachel Goldblatt of The Great Homecoming to accompany Jamie Lee Searle discussing Anna Kim and her translation with publisher Anne Meadows at Granta Books for BookBlast® Podcast series Bridging the Divide. Anna Kim’s […]

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T J Gorton Author Interview

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C. J. Schüler Author & Critic Interview

Book Blast interview with C. J. Schüler author & critic C. J. Schüler, where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born in Kingsbury, northwest London. Before the arrival of an […]

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Top 5 Reads from Central Eastern Europe Book Blast Presents

BookBlast’s Top 5 Reads from Central Eastern Europe for Independent Minds showcases contemporary literature in translation from Central & Eastern Europe which carries a stark warning against the consequences of ignorance and organized forgetting under […]

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Fiction

The Eighth Life (for Brilka) Nino Haratischvili Review

BookBlast reviews epic family saga, The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, Georgian-born novelist, playwright and theatre director who lives and works in Hamburg. “I owe these lines to a century that cheated and […]

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Fiction

Madeleine Euan Cameron Review

Book Blast reviews Euan Cameron’s novel Madeleine. Madeleine is a perfectly-formed, psychologically acute first novel of love and war, shameful secrets and cowardly treachery. Euan Cameron’s prose sparkles with unsettling beauty and intelligence as he […]

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Euan Cameron Translator & Author Interview

BookBlast interviews publisher, translator & book reviewer, Euan Cameron, whose first novel Madeleine is just published. Euan Cameron, where were you born, and where did you grow up?  Born in London, but I grew up […]

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Read the World with MacLehose Press 5 Notable Writers Spotlight

Read the World with MacLehose Press which specialises in the very best translated literary and crime fiction. If words can offer new worlds, you will find them in the pages of the books by the […]