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The World of Tomorrow. How technology impacts the way we live and work (De wereld van morgen)

TECHNOLOGY The World of Tomorrow is a must-read for those who want to be future-ready. Trendwatcher and futurist Richard van Hooijdonk gives us a glimpse into the amazing world of tomorrow. He shows us how quickly our lives change and what impact it has on the way we live and work. What will society look like […]

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In Every City (In alle steden)

LITERARY FICTION What does the future hold for a society based on fear and without any compassion? In Every City tells the story of true optimist Bennie: fired from his job and an alcoholic, but in good spirits. In a world in which the division between poor and rich has become increasingly sharper, he finds […]

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The Waffle Factory (De wafelfabriek)

LITERARY FICTION “A beautiful, transparent narrative revealing deeper layers of human interaction with seemingly simple themes.” — Ronnie Terpstra, Van der Velde Bookstore A powerful and highly original novel about leading and being misled The workers at the waffle factory have been living to the rhythm of their waffle machines for years. Until one day […]

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Dust To Dust. The War is Over, But Not Yet Forgotten (Tof stof. 1949. De oorlog is voorbij, maar nog niet vergeten)

LITERARY THRILLER ‘Fascinating mix of fiction and non-fiction.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber or Andriesse – it doesn’t really matter, more important is that with Dust To Dust he wrote one of the best thrillers of 2016.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber turned Dust To Dust into an especially thrilling and impressive thriller, which will stay with the […]

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Desperately Seeking Self-Improvement

CULTURAL STUDIES | HUMOR “Two crazy people try numerous crazy strategies, all so I don’t have to. I call that a result!” —Lee Child, author In these pages, the authors of the widely-acclaimed The Wellness Syndrome throw themselves headlong into the world of self-optimization, a burgeoning movement that seeks to transcend the limits placed on us by […]

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Sara and Liv (Sara en Liv)

LITERARY FICTION “An admirably controlled and powerful book.” – Elsevier “Breathtakingly beautiful and raw.” – Algemeen Dagblad “A gripping book.” – De Telegraaf “Within the seriousness of the story, the rays of hope shine extra brightly. It is wonderful to read about how Suzan and her Swedish husband, Jens, continue to turn to each other in […]

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This Is What We Do

CRIME NOVEL | NOIR | THRILLER “A compelling, existential thrill ride.” — Booklist “This Is What We Do is a love story. Or, to be more accurate, it’s a story that’s in love with its own existential indifference. But it’s also Atlas Shrugged jammed in reverse and with the tires smoked. It’s Ayn Rand for […]

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PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2017

SHORT STORIES “A welcome addition to the run of established short story annuals, promising good work to come.” —Kirkus Reviews THE INAUGURAL ANTHOLOGY OF LITERATURE’S MOST PROMISING NEW VOICES Today’s most acclaimed writers all got their start when an editor encountered their work for the first time and took a chance. This anthology celebrates twelve […]

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Rebel Mothers Fear Nothing (Le mamme ribelli non hanno paura)

FICTION Giada Sundas is a natural storyteller, she has the rare ability to take you from laughter to tears in the space of a few lines. A book about how becoming responsible for another life means becoming responsible for our own, as well. — Matteo Bussola, author of Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast, Einaudi A […]

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East by West

HEALTH | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT  For anyone with a passion for eating well, feeling great and having dessert at lunchtime! East by West is a cookbook that champions the ancient Ayurverdic philosophy of eating to nourish, sustain and repair. Bestselling author, cook and TV presenter Jasmine Hemsley continues her passion to balance body, mind and spirit–amidst […]

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