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The Office Life of a Guinea Pig (De verwarde cavia)

FICTION | HUMOR Cornelisse brings an entire system down in a particularly witty way. And she does so without any pretense and with a wonderful sense for language. —Metro (****) In short chapters, […] Paulien Cornelisse draws miniature pictures of life at the office, which is centered around the stapler and the pantry. It’s a habitat which distinguishes itself by its […]

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Soar. How the World’s Best Airline Brands Delight Customers and Inspire Employees

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT  “Copying what the competition is doing doesn’t work in any industry, especially in air travel, which most consumers see as a commodity. Shashank takes a deep dive into the fascinating stories of how successful airlines have created their own path.” —DAVID MEERMAN SCOTT, bestselling author of The New Rules of Marketing and […]

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Guerrilla Social Club (Guérilla Social Club)

CRIME FICTION The book of the Junta is as tremendous as it is furiously engaged … The ignoble Beast still shows its fangs. Nothing like a pounding book to file its teeth! – Paris Match A powerful noir novel that illuminates our conscience about the sinister actions of the murderous militia. — L’Anjou agricole A talented author. […]

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That’s What Friends Are For (Daar heb je vrienden voor)

WOMEN’S FICTION The I ♥ My Friends – trilogy is a new series by Dutch bestselling author Astrid Harrewijn. The series revolves around three friends living in Amsterdam, who all have jobs in the art-world. Noor, Kiki and Joost are lucky enough to live in an old house on one of Amsterdam’s most beautiful canals. […]

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Birds of Paradise (Paradijsvogels)

SUSPENSE Red-hot suspense in paradise. – BN/De Stem A great twist at the end and everything is completely different than it seemed. **** – Christinabrouwers.wordpress.com The tension mounts as the ending nears. – Thrillerlovers.wordpress.com A pageturner with a fabulous plot, and great main characters with surprising character traits. Suspenseful until the end. – Nbd Biblion Aruba: one happy island, just not now… […]

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Hortense

This novel is to be read with greed. – Avantage Poignant, frightening and surprising. – Flair [Expert] racks up false leads and traps, for a totally unpredictable ending. – La Tribune A relentless plot that combines fantasy, hatred and madness. – Madame Figaro An unremitting thriller, in which the reader gets lost between fantasy and reality. – Prima It’s chilling. – Sud […]

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The Arab of the Future vol. 3 (L’Arabe du futur t. 3)

GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES  View our presentation of Vol. 1 here View our presentation of Vol. 2 here This album, like all the others by Sattouf, provokes laughter and fear, distress and tenderness – L’Obs  There is a Riad Sattouf mystery. He never disappoints. – AFP  It is with undisguised impatience and always the same pleasure that […]

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I See You (Ik Zie Je)

LITERARY FICTION A high-speed novel, full of beautiful sentences and phrases and very realistic dialogues. – VERONICA MAGAZINE A brilliant novel, with a very surprising denouement in which Kleyn proves that love is always unlimited. – HEBBAN Matthijs Kleyn does not only perfectly describe the two characters as two realistic and plausible autonomous individuals, but […]

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Lesser Isles (Isole Minori)

LITERARY FICTION Isole minori is a story of friendships that intertwine and fade, only to become stronger than ever; it’s a book in praise of a non-conformist Italy that lasts through time; it’s a homage to Elsa Morante’s Isola di Arturo, a novel much loved by the author, who was inspired by the hero of that book to create […]

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This Is How You Kill (E’ così che si uccide)

A extraordinary, action-packed thriller filled with steel, rust and rain. – Panorama A raw, full-bodied crime story in the English tradition. – L’Unità Long live the new police commissioner of Italian crime stories. Enrico Mancini is here to stay. – Il Fatto Quotidiano A tenebrous serial killer, powerful and masterful writing, revealing the fear residing […]

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