Book Presentation: The Boy between Worlds

On November 7 Athenaeum Bookstore presents Dutch author Annejet van der Zijl en her English translator Kristen Gehrman to discuss The Boy Between Worlds (Sonny Boy), a reconstruction of the forbidden love between a Surinamese student and a married Dutch woman against the backdrop of the 1930s and the Second World War. Based on a true story, the book became immensely popular, selling over half a million copies in the Netherlands alone. It was published in six other countries and adapted for the big screen. Click here to watch the trailer.