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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 …

EBM tech/author Steven shows off his book

Betty de boekmachine: je eigen boek, door ons gedrukt

  Misschien heb je haar al ontmoet: sinds 2010 woont er een Espresso Book Machine bij de American Book Center.  We hebben haar liefkozend Betty genoemd.  Je kunt haar in allebei de ABCs vinden, en deze boek-maak-machine heeft een flinke impuls gegeven aan …


Typical Dutch merchandise

A few months ago we introduced our first 8 ‘Typical Dutch’ postcards, photographed by Petra van Velzen and designed by Joke Mestdagh. For some reason the ones with food on them and the very popular kaasschaaf sell the best so …

ABC's EBM: self-publish YOUR book on it!

Store Bits: EBM Special Edition

EBM stands for Espresso Book Machine.  It prints books on demand – including ones you’ve written yourself!   *** More and more local magazines are making the jump from print to digital, as this is cost-efficient and you don’t have to …