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What We're Reading: November 2015

What We’re Reading

Intra-store Score This Post: Amsterdam 9 – The Hague 13 Tiemen:  I’m reading the ARC of Planetfall by Emma Newman.  Kind of a crossing between Interstellar, Prometheus and Ursula le Guin’s scifi.  Really good. PeterL:  Just finished Never Saw It Coming …

Gift Ideas from Sophie, 2015

Gift Ideas from Sophie

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.  That way, …

What We're Reading, Oct. 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The Hague Atones For Last Time’s Paltry Effort Martijn: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher. High expectations (I resent those)!!  Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt.  I really liked The Sisters Brothers and with a title like this… Daria: Still …

2015 Man Booker Prize Winner and shortlist

Marlon James wins the 2015 Man Booker Prize!

Congratulations to Marlon James, who won this year’s Man Booker Prize for his book A Brief History of Seven Killings. As luck would have it, that was the only one of the six shortlisted titles I’d already read.    Here’s …

Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome - Reba Riley

This Just In: Religion

Seven Recently-Arrived Titles from the Religion Section at ABC The Hague: Please contact our stores for an exact stock check. Ebooks: various editions of the Ramayana (but not the translation mentioned above) and Fields of Blood.