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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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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 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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Prisoners in Paradise (Presos no Paraiso)

MYSTERY NOVEL “As you get deeper into the effortless, fluid story, the care taken with the narrative construction grows increasingly evident. Revelations involving the characters and their relationships come in fractions, creating a complex web of subplots. Dramatic pauses and cut-tos keep readers on their toes. The use of varying verb tenses and narrative points […]

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Beasts’ Habit (L’habitude des bêtes)

LITERARY FICTION The wolves have returned. Half-devoured moose carcasses have been found in the immense wildlife reserve. They say there are two packs roaming the mountain. They have even been seen near the chalets on the shores of the great lake. Some people see this as a reassuring sign, including Patrice, the young game warden. […]

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