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You Review: Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Nina Sankovitch

Review by Anouschka van Leeuwen In her previous book, Tolstoy and the Purple Chair, Nina Sankovitch took the reader along on her year-long project of reading one book a day, explaining what emotions the books triggered and how they related …

Saw the Movie? Read the Book!

These November releases are based on books: Het Diner, based on the Dutch novel with the same title written by Herman Koch, has been translated into English as The Dinner.  Cate Blanchett is set to make her directorial debut with …

ABC’s Gift Ideas: Biographies, Business/Finance/Law

The gift-giving season is upon us – hooray! The ABC Staff has rummaged through their sections and order lists, and come up with another year’s worth of wonderful gift ideas for you: from fiction to history to cookbooks to children’s …

ABC’s Gift Ideas: Ancient History/Mythology, Animals, Art

The gift-giving season is upon us – hooray! The ABC Staff has rummaged through their sections and order lists, and come up with another year’s worth of wonderful gift ideas for you: from fiction to history to cookbooks to children’s …