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Generation Citizen. The Power of Youth in Our Politics

POLITICAL SCIENCE | NON-FICTION Championing the activism of young people around the world, Generation Citizen is an empowering reminder of the positive power of politics, and an inspiring, actionable guide for anyone ready to be a force for change It is young people who have always been the vanguard of political change, and right now, […]

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The Final Blow: The Experiences of a Lung Specialist (Slotcouplet: Ervaringen van enn Longarts)

De Arbeiderspers HEALTH  A  moving  ode  to  caregivers.  Medicine  sometimes  means  curing,  oftentimes  providing  relief,  And  always  offering  comfort.  Lung  specialist  Sander  de  Hosson  show  how  this  centuries-old  observation  is  as  true  as  it  ever  was. He  treats  terminally  ill  patients  who  are  in  the  last phase  of  their  lives.  Together  with  a  team  of  care  providers, he  […]

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Summer Coat (Zomer Vacht)

De Geus LITERARY FICTION Thirteen-year-old Brian lives with his father in a caravan on a remote plot. Brian’s mentally and physically disabled brother Lucien has been admitted to an institution. Because of a renovation during the summer it is necessary for Lucien to be cared for elsewhere. Brian’s father, mainly motivated by the prospect of […]

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Phon (Foon)

Querido LITERARY FICTION Her natural metaphors come with animalistic power, her reflections are as clever as distinctive. Marente de Moor has a great storytelling ability. — Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Sometimes it sounds like the blare of trumpets. Sometimes like a prehistoric beast. It is something tectonic, Nadja and Lev reassure each other. Something meteorological, perhaps. But […]

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Jimmy James Blood

LITERARY FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL Jimmy James Blood is, in a word, totally authentic.. . the language is jaw-droppingly lyrical and gritty at the same time . . . the characters completely un-romanticized, but genuinely loved by their creator. And while the elevator pitch is not going to knock anybody’s socks off: it’s about a […]

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Prince of Monkeys

LITERARY FICTION A provocative debut novel by a brilliant young Nigerian writer, tackling politics, class, and power as a group of friends come of age in Lagos. Growing up in middle-class Lagos, Nigeria during the late 1980s and early 1990s, Ihechi forms a band of close friends in his neighborhood. They discover Lagos together as […]

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King of Joy

LITERARY FICTION “This novel is transfixing: an imaginative meditation on emotional survival, isolation, and the beauty and limitations of human connection. I love Chiem’s writing.” ―Melissa Broder, author of The Pisces “What a funny, fresh, bittersweet masterpiece―there is no one else in the world writing like Richard Chiem. From the sentence-level wizardry to the racing […]

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As a Dog Thinketh: Daily Words of Wisdom for Dog People

ANIMALS “Excellent book . . . Chock-full of clever daily philosophies, Anstee’s no-nonsense approach and great sense of humour are what’s been missing from many training guides. Her advice is honest and refreshing, and after working 25 years in the dog training business, her wisdom is completely sound, offering a wonderful perspective on how to […]

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Sludge Utopia

“Few recent novels have absorbed me so completely, and filled me with this kind of plain admiration: here is a fresh mind, a captivating voice, and analytical acuity. It leaves me feeling as though I had discovered a female, 21st century Henry Miller (if Henry Miller had been even smarter!) for all its unfiltered engagement […]

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Stolen Daylight (Luce Rubata al Giorno)

FICTION This is a novel of well calibrated form made of gracefully balanced words, in an attempt to create order in a story of profound family torment that invades nature, creating an amalgam where it is difficult, in the end, to distinguish between feelings and landscape.   Lastly, this novel investigates the possibility of an attempt […]

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