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This Just In Fiction, sept. 2015

This Just In: Fiction

Renate’s Hands present some new titles from her Fiction section in Amsterdam! We all know about Franzen and Rushdie and the Booker Prize shortlist, of course, but here are some other gems you simply must read: The Clasp by Sloane Crosley …

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 …

What We're Reading August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our New Colleague Daniele Makes His First Appearance. Tiemen: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. Immensely fun space opera that doesn’t, for once, revolve around massive space battles and explosions. Lynn:  Lila by …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …