Category Archives: Books

A Night in Old Amsterdam

It was the third try-out of Luna Lunettes Soiree Frivolette, as far as one can say it’s a try-out. Each evening the setting is the same but the guests are different. Last night we had an author, an entertainer, a … Continue reading

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TMI – Summer Reading List

1. What are you reading this summer? I’ve finished ‘Inferno’ by Dan Brown, I’ve started with ‘The Persona Protocol’ by Andy McDermott, and have several Clive Cussler and Steve Berry novels waiting to be read, together with some 200+ other … Continue reading

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Submerged in Inferno

It has been a bit quiet on this blog the last few days. I was reading Inferno by Dan Brown, not the Dutch version, which was published on the same day, but the English one on my e-reader. Next to … Continue reading

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I’m Not Addicted…

Reading ‘The Kingdom’ at the moment [a Fargo Adventure] by Clive Cussler.

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I Just Wonder…

If Mitsy Romney would do these things as a good mormon too?!

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Books, Glorious Books…

Reading enthusiasts in Spijkenisse, [near Rotterdam] the Netherlands can climb spiraling towers of terraced bookcases beneath a shimmering glass pyramid to find new printed treasures. Architecture firm MVRDV has completed ‘Book Mountain’, a public library that floats the conventional wisdom … Continue reading

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Best Of Amsterdam #24 – Books for F… Lovers

Almost all the Best Of Amsterdam shops until now have been about food. I don’t know how that could happen :wink: So today we’re off the beaten path, at this shop you can’t eat or order food, but you can tantalize … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Like A Real Book…

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New Series in the New Year

Sometimes a word or just a hint brings me to a subject, and in this case a new series. An email from ‘the dealer’ yesterday afternoon made me aware that maybe my order couldn’t be filled before Xmas. And since it just … Continue reading

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With These Temps…

With these temps we’re having it’s best to do… nothing at all. So that’s what my Easter Sunday looked like. BTW, it’s like summer came early. If only I had a hammock it would be perfect but I had to … Continue reading

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