Sandra Langereis

Sandra Langereis (b. 1967) is a historian of science and culture and a biographer. Her previous biography, 'The Wordsmith', about the 16th-century printer and publisher Christoffel Plantijn, was nominated for the Libris History Prize and chosen as best biography and best history book of 2014 by the newspapers de Volkskrant and Trouw.

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She considers her biography of Erasmus, in which he is portrayed as a rational and tolerant man, as ‘relevant for people today’.

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