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michael-seidel's picture
Nov.13.2012
First, don't you just love that title and the images conjured by "Book Mountain"?  A mountain of books!  Gizmag and BBC both had stories on The Book Mountain, a new Rotterdam public library in The Netherlands where 50,000 books are surrounded by a glass pyramid.  Looks fascinating,...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Nov.08.2011
It all started immediately after crossing the border, as I was travelling back home from London by train the other day. ‘Do you know we are actually sisters,’ the woman said in a loud voice to the boy. ‘We were sisters in a previous life.’ The train was a so called ‘sprinter’, which meant it made...
terry-odell's picture
Jan.08.2010
I have a terrible memory for details. Couple that with my dread of description, and you'll understand why I like to have a camera available whenever I go out. One never knows when you'll find something worth recording. I'm sharing some pictures of trip we took to Holland. Hubby had a meeting in...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Jun.24.2009
My second Palestinian crime novel A Grave in Gaza (UK title: The Saladin Murders) is just now published in Holland. The Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant asked me to contribute a list of my five favorite books, or at least those which've had the biggest impact on me as a writer. Here's what I wrote:...