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Bella

Bella is one of our booksellers at our Amsterdam store. Besides being a bookseller, she’s also a buyer for the Reference and Foreign Languages section. She’s trilingual and aspires to be a polyglot; which makes her sections the perfect fit for her. When she’s not busy selling books, you can find her studying languages, playing videogames, working out and of course, reading. Why does she love reading? Reading allows her to travel to countless destinations, meet interesting characters, gain insight and explore new concepts and ideas.  

ABC Top 5: 2022 Edition

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2022. We try very hard to keep to 5, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be 5 or 6, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. We hope you enjoy it and [...]

ABC Staff Picks

written by Lília Nothing beats curling up on the couch with a blanket, book and (hot) beverage in the autumn months. We’ve got some great new titles for you spanning the genres—starting with true story-based fiction, passing through pure romantic escapism and falling finally into the magical world of translation. (You’ll [...]

Pulitzer Prizes 2022

It’s that time of the year again: the winners of the prestigious Pulitzer awards for achievements in literature were recently announced! Let’s take a look. Fiction The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in The History of a Very Famous Family [...]

2022-08-27T14:21:44+02:00Tags: , , |

Interview: A Story On the EBM machine

Interview: A Story On the EBM machine Hi María! Thank you for taking the time to chat about yourself and our famous EBM Betty. Before we jump into who Betty is, I think our readers would also  love to get to know you better. Could you tell me something about yourself? [...]

2022-08-27T14:23:56+02:00Tags: , , |

New year, new goals: our staff’s reading goals for 2022

Whenever January comes around, many people set New Year’s resolutions such as eating healthier, exercising more often, or being more productive. As booksellers and book lovers, there’s another resolution that’s important to us: reading more books. Although the first months of this new year are over already, there’s still plenty of [...]

2022-06-16T16:15:30+02:00Tags: |
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