An evening with George Smiley

Nog niks te doen donderdag 7 september? Ga dan alsjeblieft naar de bios! John Le Carré, één van ’s wereld’s bekendste schrijvers deelt de geheimen achter zijn meest bekende boekpersonage George Smiley. LIVE! John Le Carré is schrijver van Koude Oorlog novels als The Spy Who Came in from the Cold en Tinker Tailor Soldier [...]

More Than This – Patrick Ness

I've never read anything by Patrick Ness. There, I said it. For some weird reason, I always picked up More Than This when I found myself in the bookstore, and always put it back on the shelve again. I don't know why. Probably the cover was too cool for me to handle 🙂 When it [...]

The Natural Way of Things – Charlotte Wood

For me it's very dangerous to watch this Dutch tv-show called 'De Wereld Draait Door' (The World Keeps Turning. Basically meaning; The World Is Going Insane), because of their book panel. DWDD (De Wereld Draait Door) once in a while has a few booksellers coming in talking about their favorite book of the month. This time Charlotte [...]

The Girls – Emma Cline

This book was staring at me for weeks! I really loved the cover, but all I heard was 'something something Manson'. As a true chicken shit I was afraid to start this book because of the Manson reference, but boy, was I wrong! Emma Cline had me from the first page (well, the cover actually). [...]

Come this Way – Michelle Schlicher

This book about three woman of different ages blew my mind. I didn't think I would like it as much as I did, mostly because (I'm sorry to say) I never heard of the writer; Michelle Schlicher, until she asked me to read her new novel; Come this Way. Books about several generations of woman [...]