Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you

Whether we like it or not, we do judge books by their covers. But how would you feel if you were judged by a book? Well, someone thought about the same question and actually implemented a system to help find the answer. The Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker beautifully combined technology and books, creating a book … Continue reading Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you

Book Review: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

When a novel gracefully combines facts and fiction about a famous person whose life is very little documented, you may end up not knowing where to draw the line between reality and fantasy. That's what I experienced while reading Girl with a Pearl Earring, a book that fell into my hands by chance at the most appropriate time … Continue reading Book Review: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Bookstores in The Netherlands

If you enjoy reading books, there are high chances that you also enjoy visiting bookstores. I am very keen on discovering bookstores when I visit a city, as I feel it gets me closer to the culture and spirit of that place. During the two years spent in the Netherlands I’ve discovered three very nice and … Continue reading Bookstores in The Netherlands