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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 …

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 …

The Sugar Book - Damon Gameau

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which The Rest Of Us Make a Concerted Effort To Counter Tjeerd’s All-Encompassing Literary Gluttony. Pleun: Before We Met – Lucie Whitehouse (ebook) PeterL:  No Name Lane – Howard Linskey (ebook).  “A novel that takes police procedural, serial killer, whodunnit and thriller and …

Anatomical Anomalies - Elizabeth Alston

What We’re Reading

Paul: Last Night – James Salter (ebook available here) Martijn: The Desert Spear – Peter V. Brett (ebook) Jesse: The Whispering Muse – Sjon (ebook) Maarten: I’m right in between books.  Finished yesterday: Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre by Christopher Dell.  Starting tonight: Anatomical Anomalies (currently only …

ABC's Favorite Reads 2014

Our Favorite Reads: Renate, Lynn, Maarten

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. Renate: Amsterdam’s Fiction, Poetry, …