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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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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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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 to Tomorrow What You Can Do the Day After (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 Jonathan Swift replies: ‘Never put off to tomorrow what you can do the day after.’ As the title suggests, this book takes sides with the satirist to poke fun at our inclination toward procrastination, giving us all the advice […]

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

SUSPENSE | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER A psychological thriller impossible to put down. — 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 […]

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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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Why Happy People Don’t Have Smartphones (Pourquoi les gens heureux n’ont plus de smartphone)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PSYCHOLOGY Written by mind control expert John Bastardi Daumont, author of the successful Les Secrets d’un mentaliste (The Secrets of a Mentalist), this book aims to cure our smartphone and Internet addiction so we can take back control of our life and mind  The penny dropped for John Bastardi Daumont a few […]

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