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Fiction

Deborah Levy, a modern feminist author at middle-age

By Dr. Otto Bleker To be honest, I had never heard of her name before Nathalie Wouters’ article “Wisdom arrives by the years,” was published in the monthly July 2023 NRC magazine. Levy wrote for the theatre, wrote short stories and published her first novel Beautiful Mutants in 1987. In 2012, [...]

X: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Lauren, Maarten and Lília

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

IX: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Tiemen, Carla and Martijn

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

VIII: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Bruna, Sywert, Simone and Jitse

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

VII: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Jonna, Jouke and Maria

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

IV: ABC Top 5 2023 Edition: Júlia, Natalia and Lynn

Here we go again with our 5(ish) favorite reads of 2023! We try very hard to keep it to five, but it’s not always possible. So, there may be five or six suggestions, an A and a B list, memorable reads or just plain marvelous books. This year we’re presenting [...]

Staff Choices: what we’ve read and loved – Part 4

Put together by Lília Written by EmmaS, Bob, Isabelle, IrisM, Maria and Naomi. In this Part 4 of our Staff Choices we again present titles chosen by ABC colleagues, and everyone has their own reasons for loving them. Read on to see what they are. You might even find one or [...]

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