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Help the BookBlast® 10x10 Tour in association with Waterstones raise funds for the authors & translators touring this Autumn
Help the BookBlast® 10x10 Tour in association with Waterstones raise funds for the authors & translators touring this Autumn
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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 13

    One ticket to a 10x10 Tour event

    Please let us know which of the 9 regional 10x10 Tour events (excluding London) when you pledge. We have a limited number of tickets so it is on a 1st come 1st served basis.

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    Pledge £15 or more About US$ 19

    BookBlast Diary Bundle

    Subscribe online to the BookBlast Diary and get 1 ticket to one of the 10 talks of your choice (includes London opening event on 11 Sept.). Please let us know which event when you pledge. We have a limited number of tickets so it is on a 1st come 1st served basis.

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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    Comma Home Bundle (Leeds)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 20 September 2018 at Waterstones Leeds. Theme: Birmingham & Leeds: A Tale of Two Cities. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Book of Leeds edited by Maria Crossan and Tom Palmer
    • The Book of Liverpool edited by Eleanor Rees and Maria Crossan
    • 2 tickets for 20 Sept event @WstonesLeeds
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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    Hope Road Bundle A (Bristol)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 18 October 2018 at Waterstones Bristol. Theme: Trading Places: Bright City, Dark Secrets. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Silent Striker by Pete Kalu
    • The Concubine & The Slave-Catcher by Qaisra Shahraz
    • 2 tickets for 18 Oct event @waterstones262
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    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 38

    Hope Road Bundle B (Bristol)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 18 October 2018 at Waterstones Bristol. Theme: Trading Places: Bright City, Dark Secrets. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Silent Striker by Pete Kalu
    • Sugar Sugar by Lainy Malkani
    • 2 tickets for 18 Oct event @waterstones262
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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    Istros Bundle A (Nottingham)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the event at Waterstones Nottingham on Thursday 27 September 2018. Theme: The End of the World? How the Balkans writes the Holocaust. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The House of Remembering and Forgetting by Filip David
    • Farewell Cowboy by Olja Savičević
    • 2 tickets for 27 September 2018 event @waterstonesNG
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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    Saqi Books Bundle B (Birmingham)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 25 October 2018 at Waterstones Birmingham. Theme: The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Things I Would Tell You edited by Sabrina Mahfouz
    • So Many Islands edited by Nicholas James
    • 2 tickets for 25 Oct event @Bhamwaterstones
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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    Lesley Blanch Russian Romance Bundle

    1 book (published New York, July 2018) and 2 tickets for an Bookblast 10X10 Tour event of your choice. There are a limited amount of tickets for each event to be allocated first come first served basis.

    Includes:
    • Journey into the Mind's Eye by Lesley Blanch (NYRB Classics 2018)
    • 2 tickets to Bookblast 10x10 Tour event of your choice
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    Pledge £40 or more About US$ 51

    Galley Beggar Bundle A (Norwich)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 11 October 2018 at Waterstones Norwich, Castle Street. Theme: All Hail the New Modernists! Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • Wrestliana by Toby Litt
    • Lucia by Alex Pheby
    • 2 tickets for 11 Oct event @NorwichStones
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    Pledge £45 or more About US$ 57

    Bluemoose Books Bundle (Newcastle)

    3 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast 10x10 tour event on Thursday 12 September 2018 at Waterstones Newcastle. Theme: The Northern Influence on Books & Culture. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Secret to Not Drowning by Colette Snowden
    • Legend of Donna Creosote by Dan Micklethwaite
    • The Gallows Pole by Benjamin Myers
    • 2 Tickets for 12 Sept event @waterstonesNewc
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    Pledge £45 or more About US$ 57

    Comma Abroad Bundle (Leeds)

    3 books and 2 tickets to the to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 20 September 2018 at Waterstones Leeds. Theme: Birmingham & Leeds: A Tale of Two Cities. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Book of Tbisili edited by Becca Parkinson & Gvantsa Jobava
    • The Book of Riga edited by Eva Eglája-Kristone & Becca Parkinson
    • The Book of Havana edited by Orsola Casagrande
    • 2 tickets for 20 Sept event @WstonesLeeds
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    Pledge £45 or more About US$ 57

    Istros Bundle B (Nottingham)

    3 books and 2 tickets to the event at Waterstones Nottingham on Thursday 27 September 2018. Theme: The End of the World? How the Balkans writes the Holocaust. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The House of Remembering and Forgetting by Filip David
    • Seven Terrors by Selvedin Avdić
    • A Swarm of Dust by Evald Flisar
    • 2 tickets for 27 September 2018 event @waterstonesNG
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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    Dedalus Bundle (London)

    3 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast 10x10 tour opening event on Tuesday 11 September 2018 in London. Theme: Independence: A Permanent Revolution. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Great Chain of Unbeing by Andrew Crumey
    • Cousin Bazilio by Eça de Queiroz (trs. Margaret Jull Costa)
    • Crime of Fr Amaro by Eça de Queiroz (trs. Margaret Jull Costa)
    • 2 tickets 11 Sept event Waterstones, London @gowerst_books
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    Pledge £50 or more About US$ 63

    Peirene Press Bundle (Brighton)

    1 Year Peirene Press Subscription (which includes 3 translated fiction titles) and 2 tickets to the event on 4 October 2018 at Waterstones Brighton. Inside Out: Voices of the Diaspora in Contemporary Europe. Subscription delivered on receipt of subscriber details.

    Includes:
    • 1 Year Subscription to Peirene Press
    • 2 Tickets for 4 Oct event @BrightonWstones
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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 76

    Balestier Press Bundle A (Liverpool)

    3 books and two tickets to the 'Chinese Love and Marriage' event on Thursday 1 November 2018 in Liverpool. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan by Yan Ge (trs.Nicky Harman)
    • Unrest by Yeng Pway Ngon (trs. Jeremy Tiang)
    • Liv by Roger Pulvers
    • 2 tickets 1 November Waterstones @waterstonesl1 #MeToo moments
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    Pledge £200 or more About US$ 252

    Assessment, book project outline

    Up to 3 pages assessing a book proposal outline plus the first 3 chapters by a BookBlast editor with decades of experience of trade publishing

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    Assessment, manuscript

    Up to 6 pages assessing a manuscript (up to 120,000 words max) for plot, style, voice, characterization, publishability by a BookBlast editor with decades of experience of trade publishing

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    Pledge £20 or more About US$ 26

    Galley Beggar Bundle B (Norwich)

    1 book and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 11 October 2018 at Waterstones, Castle Street, Norwich. Theme: All Hail the New Modernists! Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • Wrestliana by Toby Litt
    • 2 tickets for 11 Oct event @NorwichStones
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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    Saqi Bundle A (Birmingham)

    2 books and 2 tickets to the BookBlast tour event on Thursday 25 October 2018 at Waterstones Birmingham. Theme: The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Things I Would Tell You edited by Sabrina Mahfouz
    • Istanbul Istanbul by Burhan Sönmez
    • 2 tickets for 25 Oct event @Bhamwaterstones
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    Pledge £60 or more About US$ 76

    Balestier Press Bundle B (Liverpool)

    3 books and two tickets the 'Chinese Love and Marriage' event on Thursday 1 November 2018 in Liverpool. Books delivered by BB at the event.

    Includes:
    • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan by Yan Ge (trs.Nicky Harman)
    • Masked Dolls by Shih Chiung-Yu (trs. Wang Xinlin & Poppy Toland)
    • Crystal Wedding by Xu Xiaobin (trs. Nicky Harman)
    • 2 tickets 1 November Waterstones @waterstonesl1 #MeToo moments
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    Pledge £65 or more About US$ 82

    Carcanet Bundle (Machester)

    1 book, 1 year subscription to PN review (print and digital) and 2 tickets to the event on Thursday 25 October at Waterstones Manchester. Theme: Claiming the Great Tradition: Women Recalibrate the Classics. Book delivered by BB at the event. Subscription delivered on receipt of subscriber details.

    Includes:
    • New Poetries 7 edited by Michael Schmidt
    • 1 Year Subscription to PN Review
    • 2 tickets for 8 Nov event Waterstones Deansgate @waterstonesMCR
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