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Should you judge a book by its cover color?

In July this year our store in Amsterdam had a great window: Blue books everywhere and some accompanying questions like “I’m looking for a book I saw here the other day, the blue one” or “I don’t remember the title, …

The Tragedy of Liberation – Frank Dikötter

Reviewed by Renée Korver-Michan First of all, it should be said; I am no expert on China. I have been there twice in my life, a short visit to Beijing and Tianjin and that’s it. It was enough to make …

You Review: Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Reviewed by Oona Juutinen Requiem is the final part of Lauren Oliver‘s Delirium trilogy: the story of a girl named Lena and her quest for love in a dystopian society where love has been deemed a disease. Picking off where …

Staff Review: Born Weird by Andrew Kaufman

Reviewed by Ester After reading only three pages of Andrew Kaufman‘s Born Weird, I pronounced this would be one of my favorite reads of 2013 – with an exclamation point!  A bold statement, but fortunately for me, I wasn’t wrong. …