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The Best for Everyone (Het beste voor iedereen)

FICTION Stella is a clever, lively, sharp-witted young woman, but she also suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder and, despite many years of therapy, she can’t seem to leave her past behind. At twenty-seven, she turns to Ender, an organisation that would help her obtain deadly drugs. There, she meets Milou, a young filmmaker who wants […]

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Kaf

DEBUT NOVEL A sparkling novel dealing with love, loss, regret and the longing for another life A road trip to Italy raises doubts about the life path to be chosen Intricately composed with short, alternating chapters that create a mosaic of life The debut novel of a literary talent which is know for his publications […]

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Grand Hotel Europe (Grand Hotel Europa)

De Arbeiderspers  LITERARY FICTION Grand Hotel Europe does not shy away from anything. It wants to impress, and it impresses. It is that big-bigger-biggest grip which makes the novel into an astounding masterpiece. It is also a wonderful book, which you will read with increasingly feverish eagerness. Pfeiffer captures the zeitgeist and serves it up […]

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Pineapple (Ananas)

NON-FICTION Telling a story in the most beautiful way possible is Lex Boon’s trademark. —NieuweJournalistiek.nl Put pineapple on a pizza or a grilled cheese and you’ve got yourself a ‘Hawaii’! But why? Ask Prince Pineapple, also known as Lex Boon.  — NPO Radio 2 How a man’s passion for pineapples took him across the world, on […]

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Kus

LITERARY FICTION Delicate… beautiful, serene images… exceptional sensitivity for the fragility and transience of life.— Groene Amsterdammer Original father-son novel… very well done. — NRC Rare poetic strength… fascinating, rich and comforting. — Nederlands Dagblad Impressive novel… tightly composed… full of subtle literary references. — Literair Nederland Room 11, intensive care, children’s ward. A father keeps […]

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Hitler’s Horses (De paarden van Hitler)

HISTORY | INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM How an art detective made his biggest and most sensational discovery – and became a worldwide news item! “The most interesting find in decades.” The New York Times “Reads like a novel by John Le Carré.” Nieuwsuur “Forget the film The Monuments Men, in which George Clooney saves art from the […]

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Circus: A Novel; Or, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes

NOVEL| FICTION If Debussy and Robert Walser had collaborated on an opera, it would sound like this.―John Ashbery The mad genius of Pale Fire with the florid outlaw sexuality of Jean Genet―Kirkus Reviews For five years, concert pianist Theo Mangrove has been living at his family’s home in East Kill, New York, recovering from a […]

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WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT| PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT What a fascinating, raw, and authentically inspiring story this is! I couldn’t stop reading it. – Pat Lencioni, best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, business consultant, and speaker Brian Scudamore is everyman’s entrepreneur. This book tells the story of how everyone can, with great, productive joy, literally transform […]

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Moonlight

FICTION | YOUNG ADULT Cristina Chiperi brings us back into the fantasy world of Daisy and Ethan, the protagonists of Starlight, the first book in her new acclaimed series. As a young author who has been climbing the charts, Cristina earned the attention of both the media and the best cultural TV shows. With a remarkable number of followers […]

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Dry Rot (Houtrot)

​ Querido FICTION Countless sparkling observations testify to a genuine joy of writing. – Jury of the ANV Award With irrepressible force, Hillen draws you into her narrative. – Haarlems Dagblad Hillen piles on the tension and always stays two steps ahead (…) Key plot twists come as a complete surprise and never at the […]

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