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ABC's Philosophy Buyers

Meet the Buyers: Philosophy

April is Philosophy Month, so there is no better reason to introduce you to the ladies and the gentleman who stock those shelves. Meet María (Western Philosophy buyer at ABC Amsterdam), Jilles (Eastern Philosophy buyer at ABC Amsterdam) and Ester …

ABC's Favorite Reads 2014

Our Favorite Reads: Pleun, Martijn, Jilles

It’s time for this blog’s favorite posts of the year: the ABC Staff’s Favorite Reads of 2014! We hope these books, magazines, games, and more will help you start your new literary year with a bang. Pleun: Amsterdam’s Cookbooks, Crafts, …

Gift Ideas for Film and TV Buffs

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 …

Gift Ideas for Spiritualists

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 …

Staff Review: Life’s Operating Manual – Tom Shadyac

Reviewed by Jilles Life’s Operating Manual is a great read by a very unexpected author, Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, who is the man behind most of the successful Jim Carey movies like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, and Bruce …