On 28 Jan (4pm) in bookstore Scheltema, Guikje Roethof, a former member of the Dutch parliament, will present her biography of the American newspaper tycoon James Gordon Bennett jr. Bennett (1841- 1918) was a remarkable personality and a media innovator. He dispatched Henry Morton Stanley to Africa to find David Livingston and funded several expeditions […]
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Interview with Jonathan Taplin
Jonathan Taplin, author of 'Move Fast and Break Things' was interviewed by Katherine Oktober Matthews. Taplin will be our guest on February 2nd, 8 PM at Pakhuis de Zwijger - moderator Tracy Metz.
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Interview with Russell Shorto
Katherine Oktober Matthews interviewed Russell Shorto on his latest book 'Revolution Song'. Read the full interview here . On January 23rd Shorto will discuss his book at the Aula of the UvA in Amsterdam.
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On January 2nd our director Tracy Metz was a guest at radio show Met het Oog op Morgen to discuss the impact of revolutionary year 1968 in the United States. She grew up in the United States and attended high school in California in the 60s. “It felt like a euphoric period. Young people were […]