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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 …

The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The ABC Amsterdam Staff Makes An Extremely Strong Showing PeterL: The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson.  About cheating couples with money and killing urges and double identities.  A little like Gone Girl, “leest als een trein”. Jesse: …

What We're Reading, end of August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our Other New Colleague Deborah Makes Her First Appearance. Simone: The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes and Herzog by Saul Bellow. Deborah: I just finished I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest and went straight for another Young Adult title. I am currently …

Armada - Ernest Cline

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Don’t Want Purple Or Pink On Our Covers Maarten: Just finished Het behouden huis by W. F. Hermans (in this beautifully published Literaire Pocket/Bezige Bij edition, designed by K. Beunis), Het Nutteloze Kennisparadijs by Martin van Neck, and Albertus …

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The Amalgamated This Just In

Five Recently-Arrived Titles From A Variety Of Sections: “Because who doesn’t love an underdog?  Or an ideal, self-sacrificing teammate?  And it’s also nice to see that someone always has to come in last, even when they might have been pumped full of …