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Land of Dates and Princes (Land van dadels en prinsen)

FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL After a fight with his father, 15-year old Simon decides to spend the summer at his uncle’s house in the Parisian banlieue. He meets Youssef, an Algerian boy who is drawn to adventure. The two become inseparable in no time. Together they roam the city’s roofs, increasingly higher, in search for […]

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A Little Surprise (Een kleine verrassing)

LITERARY FICTION Best friends Hendrik and Evert return as the protagonists of an unsought, but very surprising adventure! Takes place nine years before The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old, Hendrik Groen’s first diary. Written in Hendrik Groen’s trademark style: funny and moving, at times with a sharp edge. Hendrik Groen and […]

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Pastoral (Pastorale)

LITERARY FICTION The siblings Oscar and Louise grew up on a dilapidated estate near a village that is divided in two parts: a strictly religious, Dutch reformed part and a Moluccan part, consisting of refugees from the Dutch former colonies. The members of the two neighbourhoods regard each other with suspicion. Oscar, in his last […]

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Love, if You Say So (Liefde, Als Dat Het Is)

LITERARY FICTION A woman leaves her children and her marriage of twenty years. Her husband takes care of their two daughters, who are falling in love for the first time. These four people start to question their identity outside the nuclear family. What remains of a disintegrated home, and what changes? What is freedom? Marijke […]

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The Saint (De Heilige)

HISTORICAL FICTION | LITERARY FICTION Donatien is born in 1789 and has no sense of right or wrong. He leads an adventurous and romantic life as a charlatan, seducer and murderous robber. Despite his shaky morals will be remembered as the Holy Dieudonné of Metz. After the immense success of his previous novels Rivers and […]

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Hshuma. Women’s Bodies and Sexuality in Morocco (Hshouma. Corps et sexualité au Maroc)

GRAPHIC NOVEL Hshuma means “shame” in Moroccan dialect. More precisely, the word is used to refer to taboo subjects that should not be spoken about in front of one’s family or in public. Both an artistic achievement and an educational initiative, this graphic novel’s goal is to chip away at the taboos around gender, sexual […]

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The Young Man Who Didn’t Want to Sell Bottles Water to the World Any More (L’Homme qui ne voulait pas vendre au monde de l’eau en bouteille)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT At age 27, Marc, an ambitious young Frenchman, is living the good life in New York: as a business developer for a multi-national corporation, he sells the high-end “Eau des Alpes” brand of bottled water to the fancist restaurants in the city. Raking in commissions by day and notches to his bedpost by […]

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Founder, Farmer, Tinker, Thief: The Four Phases of the Entrepreneur’s Journey

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT There’s never been a better time to be an entrepreneur, and yet finding the blueprint that can help you start or grow your business is a huge challenge. Every day, thousands of blog posts, podcasts, and videos are posted to guide and inspire entrepreneurs just like you. Why, then, do you feel […]

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Brand Currency: A Former Amazon Exec on Money, Information, Loyalty, and Time

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT Last year’s speed is now quaint. Business today moves at a pace so unforgiving it’s easy to find yourself holding your breath, wondering if your company will be the next to fold. And then there’s Amazon. While others struggle to innovate and remain relevant, it somehow surges ahead in sector after sector, […]

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The Scribe Method: The Best Way to Write and Publish Your Non-Fiction Book

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS | WRITING “Scribe alleviated all of my fears around the many unknowns of self-publishing.” –David Goggins, New York Times bestselling Author of Can’t Hurt Me “Scribe destroys everything that once stood between smart people and published books.” –James Altucher, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Choose Yourself “Scribe’s process is the best I know of for helping people […]

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