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Tarjei Vesaas’ The Birds Reviewed

Tarjei Vesaas’ masterpiece The Birds has been reviewed by Books, Yo – one of the most interesting literary book review blogs on the web. This carefully considered and thought-provoking review concludes as follows: “The Birds is tight, evocative, beautiful. Vesaas displays wonderful … Continue reading

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Alek Popov’s The Black Box Reviewed

Our thanks to blogger Chelsea McGill who has enthusiastically reviewed Bulgarian novelist Alek Popov’s biting satire The Black Box on her website The Globally Curious. You can read her review by clicking this link: The Black Box reviewed by Chelsea … Continue reading

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#StrengthToSayNo Campaign Takes Hold in India

Rekha Kalindi’s book about her refusal to become a child bride, risk her health and sacrifice her education has become a rallying point in India. As part of publicity for the book there, our colleagues at Penguin India started a … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Morgan at the National Eisteddfod of Wales

Elizabeth Morgan was at the National Eisteddfod of Wales recently. ‘Being there was a great experience even though the weather was not at its best,’ recalls Liz. ‘The Eisteddfod is a fantastic piece of organisation, steeped in history and ritual, … Continue reading

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Frederic Raphael’s ‘Private Views’ Reviewed in the Jewish Chronicle

Prolific writer Frederic Raphael, now 84, has received an excellent review in the Jewish Chronicle for his latest novel Private Views (see below).

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China Miéville Recommends Anna Kavan

Fantasy fiction author China Miéville has chosen Anna Kavan’s short story collection I Am Lazarus as one of his six favourite reads. For more on this story, click here: China Miéville’s 6 favorite books. Peter Owen knew Anna Kavan and … Continue reading

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