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A Call for Revolution! (Faites la révolution ! L’appel du Dalaï-lama à la jeunesse)

SOCIETY | SPIRITUALITY “I am appealing to you because I trust you. My dear brothers and sisters, my young friends, you were born at the beginning of this third millennium. You are the youth of the world and the face of the future. You are the humanity of tomorrow, the promise of peace on a […]

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

SOCIETY | LIFESTYLE | 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 […]

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The War of the Earth and the Men (La Guerre de la terre et des hommes)

LITERARY FICTION turba (latin) : crowd or vegetable matter 1945: the war is over, though the final outcome is being played out elsewhere. Ian Bute and Tolkien travel East with Churchill, and as they do so the secrets of an ancient, millenial Europe come to light. They encounter seventy archetypal men from through the ages, […]

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The Wealth of Humans. Work and Its Absence in the Twenty-first Century

ECONOMICS “Ryan Avent is a superb writer. He is able to grasp key economic intuitions and convey them to the general public in a highly readable and lively manner. I am confident that his book will be very successful.” — Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century “An ambitious, insightful and provocative book…Avent ranges […]

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Devil’s Claw In Etosha (KO, vol. 3) (Griffe du diable à Etosha (KO, Tome 3))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Namibia The body of an explorer, horribly mutilated, is delivered to jackals on the Coast of the Skeletons. Who wanted to prevent him from sending his report? The Chinese and American multinational companies who are fighting to exploit the region? Or those crazy environmental survivalists, ready to do anything to keep […]

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Operation Mosul (KO, vol. 2) (Opération Mossoul (KO, Tome 2))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Iraq A tragic New Year’s Day in Cologne. Hundreds of Germans are assaulted. By whom? And why do the media seem to want to remain silent? A wealthy Iranian woman, whose daughter is among the victims, charges Kali Grant and her twin brother, Odys, with discovering the truth. The investigation crosses […]

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Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do The Day After Tomorrow Just As Well. (Pourquoi remettre au lendemain ce qui peut être fait le surlendemain?)

ESSAY | HUMOR ‘Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week,’ so says a Spanish proverb. To which Mark Twain replies: ‘Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do The Day After Tomorrow Just As Well.’ As the title suggests, this book takes sides with the satirist to poke fun at our inclination toward […]

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In Every City (In alle steden)

LITERARY FICTION ‘You simply must read In alle steden: Aukelien Weverling is a tremendous asset fort he Dutch literature.’ A.F.Th. van der Heijden ‘Breathtaking and unmatched.’ Thomas Rosenboom ‘The Dutch literature is enriched with an important novel, an instant classic.’ Walter van den Berg What does the future hold for a society based on fear […]

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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 An allegory? A fairytale? A dystopia? Whatever it is, Helinski is a born storyteller. — **** NRC ​​The ​W​affle ​F​actory is a fascinating, mysterious book​ […] a universal story that ​continues to […]

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It’s Always Midnight Somewhere (Il est toujours minuit quelque part)

 SUSPENSE | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER “An unputdownable psychological thriller.” — Lire Bill Herrington is a happy man. In his fifties, an ideal husband, and a happy father, he holds a position as a professor of literature at a prestigious university. Everything works for the best in the best of all worlds… until the day he finds, […]

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