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Betty the Book Machine at ABC Amsterdam

Call Me Betty!

An Interview with Betty the Book Machine You might have heard of a book making machine situated in both our stores. We have always secretly referred to her as “Betty”. María and her colleagues Lília and Steven get up close …

Gift Ideas from Ester 2015

Gift Ideas from Ester

Every year we present you with our Gift Ideas: books, magazines, games or merchandise that we think would make great gifts in the December month. This year we decided to introduce all our buyers to you at the same time. …

Script Frenzy 2012: Write it, print it!

Dear Fellow Writers, It’s that time of the year again: Script Frenzy 2012 starts on April 1st. Script Frenzy is just like NaNoWriMo, an international writing event, but for scripted material. Screenplays, stage plays, web series, TV shows, short films, …

Writers on Demand: Amsterdam Quarterly Publication Party

Amsterdam Quarterly (AQ), a new, literary magazine, will hold a party to celebrate the publication of its 2011 yearbook on Friday, 27 January, at 6 PM at the American Book Center in Amsterdam. Novelist Philibert Schogt, poet and essayist Iclal …