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Fredrik Backman, My grandmothers sends her regards and apologises In his debut, Fredrik Backman charmed his readers with a cantankerous character with a heart of gold. The characters in My Grandmother sends her regards and apologises are similarly crusty on
Early in December, Boekhandel van Rossum was written up in The New York Times! Seven authors picked their favorite bookstores around the world. Russell Shorto, historian and best-selling author of Amsterdam – A History of the World’s Most Liberal City
The Man Booker Prize 2016 has gone to Paul Beatty, the first American to receive the award. His book The Sellout is a novel on racism, a sly and brilliant satire on the subject, written by an erudite and amusing author.
‘The store is a fresh and quiet space, a sober and calm one. Stepping inside is like, well, the feeling of cracking open a new book. Beth told me that her modest objective in expanding her shop was the “broadening
A tip about a wonderful book translated from Dutch and brilliantly reviewed by both The Guardian and The New York Times. War and Turpentine, written by the award-winning Flemish poet and author, Stefan Hertmans, is a distillation of the musings
Boekhandel van Rossum heeft een eigen leesclub: Forum van Rossum. In deze reeks kiezen wij elke maand een boek dat ons bijzonder aanspreekt. Aan het einde van de maand nodigen we u uit om met ons en met elkaar over
De zomer van 2016 zal voor boekenliefhebbers wel altijd het moment blijven waarop we Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little Brown, € 22,50) als volwassen man leren kennen. Maar in het kielzog van vader Potter zien
The selection of books this summer is terrific. Unfortunately some of them are still in hardback or large paperbacks. But do consider your local bookshop before you order the e-book version!! My absolute favourite is Emma Cline’s The Girls, probably
Vacations are grounding for me. Already finding myself reading and reflecting on questions wider than my own small life. Hearing the news in Turkey hit hard as I am perusing Hisham Matar’s new book, The Return, about the turmoil in