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Piet Boon Styling by Karin Meyn

Our store in Amsterdam regularly get requests if there is window space available or even for rent. We love to work together with “outsiders” like movie companies, museums and artists but our number one priority remains books so there always …

ABC’s Favorite Reads of 2012, part II

Ready for a new entry in ABC’s Favorite Reads of 2012 series? There will be new titles, old titles, magazines, Dutch books, games, fiction, non fiction, anything and everything we read and liked in 2012. We are as diverse as …

Vote for your favorite window at ABC Amsterdam

Akademie Vogue, Amsterdam’s largest styling and design school is working to gether with The American Book Center this month. We’re giving over three windows of our Amsterdam store to the academy’s students for them to practise their window dressing skills. On …

ABC Meets: Sheridan Simove

The relentless, scandalous, maverick inventor Sheridan (a.k.a. Shed) Simove is a performer, author and novelty gift entrepreneur. (Those marvelously whacky sound machines on sale in our stores are a Shed creation.) Shed is an expert in IDEAS and can help …