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Bright Minds

Our podcast is taking a summer break. We’ll return on Aug. 24 with a new episode featuring novelist Donna Tartt. In the meantime, catch up on previous episodes with great names like Madeleine Albright, Garry Kasparov, and Toni Morrison.

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400 Years of Dutch-American Stories - Part 4

The 4rd part of our blog series ‘400 years of Dutch-American stories’ zooms in on Manhattan, 1643, when tensions between colonists and Native Americans turned bloody.

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Exhibition Dana Lixenberg

Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg returns to Huis Marseille for the exhibition Polaroid 54/59/79. Hundreds of polaroids offer an insight into her photo shoots for prominent magazines and personal projects in the US. The collection reflects the American culture Lixenberg encountered in the 1990s and 2000s.

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Karen Joy Fowler on longlist Booker Prize

Karen Joy Fowler has been nominated for the Booker Prize 2022. The jury announced that her book Booth made it too the longlist. The winner will be chosen in October. Fowler will visit the John Adams on 15 September to discuss her epic tale about the Booth family. Click here for more info and tickets.