30 years later

30 years later

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February 14th 1989 marks the date where Theoterrorism became a phenomenon which had a global ..
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Murder she wrote?

Murder she wrote?

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About Authors and Journalists that have been murdered. Read on to find out what we can learn and how...
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Oudemanhuispoort Book Market

Oudemanhuispoort Book Market

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What the Marché du Livre or Marché Georges-Brassens is to Paris, the Oudemanhuispoort is to Amsterdam.
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Labyrinth Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar

Labyrinth Cocktail, Food & Poetry Bar

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Labyrinth Cocktail Food & Poetry Bar started in 2016 is Amsterdam’s only soul and poetry bar.
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Book Group Review “Love and Summer”

Book Group Review “Love and Summer”

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Love and Summer by William Trevor. A family drama set in Ireland during the 1950's.
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A new play by Dale Diana Remlee “Love in a Rainbarrel”

A new play by Dale Diana Remlee “Love in a Rainbarrel”

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Love sweet songs arises in the hearts of 3 generations of Grandma, Daughter, and Granddaughter.
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Waterstone’s Poetry Evening “Make it New!”

Waterstone’s Poetry Evening “Make it New!”

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Every couple of months Waterstones hosts a poetry evening called “Examining Poetry”.
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Amsterdam’s Versal Goes Global

Amsterdam’s Versal Goes Global

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Versal has been the voice of Amsterdam's diverse literary community since 2002.
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Interview with American Novelist Nicole Krauss

Interview with American Novelist Nicole Krauss

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The New York Times described Nicole Krauss as "one of America's most important novelist".
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Dining with Amsterdam Foodie Vicky Hampton

Dining with Amsterdam Foodie Vicky Hampton

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Vicky's appetite for everything edible began in childhood, with frequent visits to her father's hotels and restaurants.
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Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam

Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam

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A group of 8 local English-language writers and roughly 50 guests attended the event.
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Interview for the play “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard.

Interview for the play “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard.

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Buried Child won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and launched Shepard to national fame as a playwright.
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Interview with 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan

Interview with 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan

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It was a chilly evening in Amsterdam with the outside temperature at minus degrees.
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Interview with the acclaimed American Author Russell Shorto

Interview with the acclaimed American Author Russell Shorto

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American author, historian and journalist, best known for his book "The Island at the Center of the World".
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Interview with Amsterdam playwright Cintia Taylor

Interview with Amsterdam playwright Cintia Taylor

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Her play was inspired by Ayn Rands book "The Fountainhead".
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Did you know about the Dickens Festival?

Did you know about the Dickens Festival?

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About 1½ hours by train, to the northeast of Amsterdam, lies the village of Deventer.
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5 Mistakes Aspiring Writers Make (And How to Fix Them)

5 Mistakes Aspiring Writers Make (And How to Fix Them)

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Copies are stacked in your bedroom, taunting your writing future. What now?
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Interview with travel writer Redmond O Hanlon

Interview with travel writer Redmond O Hanlon

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The talented Mr. Redmon O’Hanlon regaled us with epic travel adventure stories...
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The In’s and Out’s of the Frankfurt Book Fair

The In’s and Out’s of the Frankfurt Book Fair

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I arrived at the Frankfurt Book Fair mid-morning filled with excitement ...
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The Literary Arts Magazine Versal 12:  Launch party

The Literary Arts Magazine Versal 12: Launch party

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Last Sunday evening, the book-loving city of Amsterdam hosted a launch party for Versal 12...
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English Writers & Poets Community of Amsterdam

English Writers & Poets Community of Amsterdam

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The afternoon was filled with beautifully impactful words spoken by a variety of writers and poets.
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Orhan Pamuk in conversation with Abdelkader Benali.

Orhan Pamuk in conversation with Abdelkader Benali.

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Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author, Orhan Pamuk, gave a lecture in conversation with Abdelkader Benali.
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