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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 …

The Fatal Eggs - Michael Bulgakov

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Collectively Display Quite A Breadth of Genres Read   Martijn: Personal by Lee Child.  Jack Reacher is doing his thing again.  Must be well past 50, but it doesn’t bother him in the slightest. Pleun: The Cellar …

Nobody Move - Denis Johnson

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We May Or May Not Have Spoilers Tjeerd: Jesus’ Son – Denis Johnson, The Laughing Monsters – Denis Johnson, The Nearest Thing to Life – James Wood, The Clown – Heinrich Böll, The End of the Story …

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 …

The Vegetarian - Han Kang

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Discover That Tjeerd Is A Voracious Literary Omnivore. (Mind you, these are the books we’ve been reading since the previous What We’re Reading 3 weeks ago, but still, he’s currently well ahead in our unofficial Who Will …