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World Editions: (Dutch) Books in Translation

Two of our most popular blog posts ever are on translated Dutch books, for kids and for adults. At ABC we try to always have  the best and latest Dutch books in translation in stock. You can browse our recommendations here: …


Bookbits for 23 March 2016

Awards!  The Kitchies (‘for speculative and fantastic fiction’) have been announced, and Margaret Atwood won the coveted red tentacle award this year, for The Heart Goes Last.  See the full list of winners here.  The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize was …


Bookbits for 8 March 2016

Happy International Women’s Day!  Celebrate by having a look at how many of these (modern) classics by female authors you’ve already read (27 so far for me) – and get cracking at those you haven’t, yet!  The Huffington Post also has 11 must-read …


Bookbits for 18 February 2016

Well, Bookbit #1 is of course that an 8th Harry Potter book is forthcoming, and soon, too!  It’s not a “book”book, really, it’s the script of the upcoming play put into book form but that hasn’t stopped a single Muggle …

Bookbits for 9 February 2016

Bookbits for 9 February 2016

Awards! Congratulations to Frances Hardinge, whose The Lie Tree nabbed the Costa Book of the Year award!  (Category winners can be found here.) Those of you who visited the ABC stand at Dutch Comic Con last year might have met …