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Gerard Aalders

Gerard Aalders is Senior Researcher at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) in Amsterdam. Along with Cees Wiebes, he wrote The Art of Cloaking Ownership (Amsterdam University Press, 1996), a study of the secret collaboration of neutrals with German war industries, which has been…

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Kader Abdolah

Kader Abdolah (b. 1954, Iran) studied physics in Teheran and was active in the student resistance. He published two novels about life under the Khomeini regime before fleeing his homeland in 1985. Three years later he came to the Netherlands. He quickly mastered the Dutch language and started…

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Hans Achterhuis

Hans Achterhuis is professor of general philosophy at the University of Twente. His publications are De markt van welzijn en geluk (The Well-Being and Prosperity Market, 1975), Arbeid, een eigenaardig medicijn (Work, a Peculiar Medicine, 1984), Het rijk der schaarste. Van Thomas Hobbes tot Michel

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Steven Adolf

Steven Adolf is a correspondent in Spain, Portugal and Morocco for NRC Handelsblad, Elsevier and De Standaard and for various radio and television companies. He is the author of the bestselling Behind the Scenes in Spain (2001) and Behind the Scenes in Morocco (2005).…

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Jan van Aken

Jan van Aken (b. 1961) published in the literary magazines Optima and Nieuw Wereldtijdschrift, before having his real debut with the historical novel Het oog van de basilisk (The Eye of the Cockatrice) in 2000. He went on to write two more historical novels: De valse dageraad (The False Dawn, 2001)…

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Joukje Akveld

Joukje Akveld (b. 1974) studied Dutch and has worked for various publishing houses. As a journalist, she writes about children’s books and theatre for newspapers and magazines, while also writing her own books.

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Albert Alberts

Albert Alberts (1911-1996) was a writer, translator and journalist. He studied Indology and as a government official lived in the Dutch East Indies until 1946. He published essays and memoirs as well as novels and stories. In 1975 he was awarded the Constantijn Huygens Prize and in 1995 the P.C.…

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Yasmine Allas

Yasmine Allas (born in 1967) arrived in the Netherlands in 1987. She attended drama school, acted with various companies, and performed her own solo show. In 1998, she made her writing debut with the successful novel, Idil, een meisje (Idil, A Girl). Her second novel, De generaal met de zes vingers

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Karin Amatmoekrim

Karin Amatmoekrim (1977) was born in Paramaribo and emigrated to the Netherlands in 1981. She studied psychology and modern literature, and has published five novels to date. The protagonist of her last book, Het gym (The Gym, 2011) is a West Indian girl from a poor neighbourhood who attends a…

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Gauke Andriesse

Gauke Andriesse (b. 1959) lived and worked for ten years as a developmental economist in the Andes mountains of Ecuador. Since 2000, he has been working for Cordaid. He regularly travels to Africa to support organisations that offer small loans to small-scale entrepreneurs.

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We Did Nothing – Why the truth doesn’t always come out when the UN goes in

April 1995: Linda Polman is the only Western journalist present in the UN refugee camp Kibeho in Rwanda. She witnesses how eighty Zambian Blue Helmets are forced to watch helplessly as 150,000 Hutu refugees are driven together by Tutsi government troops. Many thousands are then murdered. After the…

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100% Chemistry

Despite the astonishing success of the novel The Second Man, Doeschka Meijsing has resisted the temptation to repeat herself. This time she has written a small-scale chronicle of four generations of women in her family: 100% Chemistry, following the trail back from herself to her mother Ilna…

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1650: Hard-won Unity

This ambitious study presents the latest views on society during the famous Dutch Golden Age. No other general work treats the most important themes of Dutch culture so systematically. The book is more informative, more soundly researched and less speculative than Simon Schama’s The Embarrassment

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On The Ball

This is a football book which people who don’t like the sport will also enjoy. It seems impossible but it isn’t. Dijkzeul hasn’t just written about football in a way that will charm even its detractors, she has also managed to tell a story which remains gripping throughout.

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Scram! I’m Not Your Gran!

Children’s author Bette Westera and illustrator Sylvia Weve have taken a unique and gently anarchic approach in these vibrant and powerful portraits of twelve old people, with their snappy rhymes and eloquent images. Scram! I’m Not Your Gran! demonstrates how craftsmanship and artistry can come…

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At the End of the Day

Nelleke Noordervliet’s latest novel, At the End of the Day, opens with a well-known photograph of the Swiss-German writer Robert Walser, who was found dead in the snow on Christmas Day 1956. Seeing the photo casts Katharina Mercedes Donker’s mind back to that same day in her own life.…

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Abdul and Akil

It is the summer of 1978. With the world at their feet, Nola, Doris and Gaby head off on holiday together: three 17-year-old girls in search of a sun-drenched paradise. André, a devil-may-care character they bump into on the way to the campsite, is more than willing to be their guide. On the banks…

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Eight Days with Angel

Silke is a girl who prefers to be alone. Whenever anyone tries to make friends with her, things go wrong. One day, out of the blue, she finds Angel on her usual bench in the park. ‘Move it!’ thinks Silke. ‘That’s my bench!’

But this guardian angel has been sent from heaven to discover what…

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Lawyer to the Punks

A.F.Th van der Heijden’s books incorporate historical events and real locations. His main characters were born during the postwar period of reconstruction, as adults in an increasingly prosperous world they search for stimuli in an attempt to give form and content to their lives.

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Afke’s Ten

Afke’s tiental (Afke’s Ten, 1903) by Nynke van Hichtum is one of the first great literary works of the twentieth century for young readers in the Netherlands. The book is a lively, penetrating sketch of country life in a poverty-stricken Frisian family of farm labourers, consisting of father…

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1001

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Agora

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Ambo Anthos

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Amsterdam University Press

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Arena

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Aspekt

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Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep

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Atlas

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Atlas Contact

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Augustus

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Illustrators (28)

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Annette Fienieg

Annette Fienieg (b. 1959) made her debut as an illustrator in 1986. Since then, she has illustrated over eighty children’s books for publishers in the Netherlands and abroad, many of which were written by her husband Koos Meinderts.

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Harrie Geelen

Harrie Geelen (b. 1939) is an artistic jack-of-all-trades. He made cartoon films and commercials, adapted operas for children and illustrated the texts for his wife, the famous children’s books author Imme Dros, and others. The computer experiments for Juffrouw Kachel (Miss Stove) by Toon…

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Ingrid Godon

Ingrid Godon (b. 1958) has enjoyed international acclaim for her illustrations. Her picture books include the hugely successful Wat moeten we doen met de Boe-hoe baby? (What Shall We Do with the Boo-Hoo Baby?), which has been translated into 10 languages.

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Annemarie van Haeringen

Three-time Gouden Penseel winner Annemarie van Haeringen (b. 1959) studied under Thé Tjong-Khing at art school, but she learned most about the profession of illustration from her fellow artist Max Velthuijs. Since her debut in 1985, her work has evolved from detailed watercolour and ink…

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Suzanne Hertogs

Graphic designer and illustrator Suzanne Hertogs (b. 1977) has won multiple awards for DUF 1 and 2. She has also won many prizes for her individual work, including the Red Dot Design Award, Dutch Design Prize and ED Award for the best European design.

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Wim Hofman

Wim Hofman (b. 1941) is one of the most highly praised writer/illustrators in the Netherlands. He has written and illustrated an impressive selection of books, including many for children. He won his first Gouden Penseel in 1974, and was awarded the Theo Thijssen prize for his oeuvre in 1991.…

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Alice Hoogstad

Alice Hoogstad (b. 1957) has been illustrating children’s books since the late 1980s, collaborating with great children’s authors such as Rindert Kromhout, Mirjam Oldenhave, Hans Kuyper and Guus Kuijer. Published credits of Alice Hoogstad include Bolder and the Boat (with Ton Wegman) and Guus…

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Philip Hopman

Philip Hopman (b. 1961) graduated from the Rietveld Academy of Art in Amsterdam. Since 1988 he illustrated over over 250 children’s books with a cinematic technique that has found many imitators. In the Netherlands, he is known as “the artist who can draw anything” – including farmers…

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Mies van Hout

Mies van Hout (b. 1962) is an illustrator who, in a short period of time and without too much ado, has filled children’s bookshelves with her colourful illustrations, including for stories by Mathilde Stein and Hanna Kraan.

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Ceseli Josephus Jitta

For Ceseli Josephus Jitta (b. 1952), independent artwork and the creation of picture books are different forms of expression for her artistic skill. That skill is considerable and multi-faceted and has been honed at the Académie Julien (Paris) and the Rietveld Academie (Amsterdam). She takes a…

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