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What We’re Reading

Now that you’ve recovered from our 2014 Favorite Reads, here’s what might feature on our 2015 lists. Be sure to check out all of our recommendations on abc.nl, too! Jesse: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Sigrid: My …

Win a signed copy of The Miniaturist!

“The Miniaturist is a fictionalised biography of actual 17th century people, and the author has done a remarkable job of recreating the atmosphere of the Dutch Golden Age, its febrile money-making, closed social and political circles and prudish mores. What …

Gift Ideas for Fashionistas

Ready or not, the gift-giving season is upon us! Whether you celebrate Sinterklaas, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or any other opportunity to give presents during the dark days of the winter solstice, we’ve got ideas aplenty. As in previous years, the …

Win two Mexican cookbooks!

The days are getting colder by the minute… So it’s time to spice up your life! We are giving away two amazing Mexican cookbooks:  Phaidon’s bible of Mexican cooking, Mexico: The Cookbook, to keep you busy cooking far into the …

Gift Ideas for Sleuths

Ready or not, the gift-giving season is upon us! Whether you celebrate Sinterklaas, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or any other opportunity to give presents during the dark days of the winter solstice, we’ve got ideas aplenty. As in previous years, the …