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Gift Ideas for People Who Don’t Like Books

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 …

This Just In: Audio

Five New(ish) Audio Books*: *Section only at ABC The Hague – there’s twice-weekly internal shipping though, if you want to collect something in Amsterdam!  Please note that a red abridged sign will be visible on any editions that are.  And …

Bookbits for February 18th, 2011

Borders files for bankruptcy, both in the US and in Australia.  Which reminds me – if you can, help the bookshop around ABC Amsterdam’s corner! Next to “twuffing“, my new favorite word is “lendling”.  A future division of libraries?  Just …

This Just In: Audio Books

Six Brand-New (and Newly Arrived) Titles from the Audio Books Section*: *I can only speak for ABC Den Haag here; I don’t believe ABC Amsterdam has a separate audiobooks section.  We’ll gladly send an audiobook Amsterdam’s way, though, if that’s the …

Bookbits – Awards Special – for June 10th, 2010

Whew!  There were so many events to post about that I haven’t had time to make time for the Bookbits lately.  And of course the literary world is inconsiderate as ever, carrying on making news regardless of my temporal distress.  …