Saturday 11 November: CLOSED for national holiday

10 November 2017

We'll be closed on Saturday 11 November for the national holiday. Many thanks for your understanding!

Pre-order the autumn's big books now, and save!

25 September 2017

This autumn, some of the biggest names in fiction will be releasing eagerly-awaited new titles. We'll be offering a special price on all the books, but if you pre-order a copy now, you'll receive an extra discount as a thank-you.

Just email us with your name (or phone us on +32 2 223 62 23 if you prefer) and we'll make sure you'll have a copy put aside on the day of release, and receive your discount whenever you collect it.

Philip Pullman - 'The Book of Dust, Volume One: La Belle Sauvage'
(Released 19th October in two formats)

Large paperback:
Our price: 24,75€ 18,95€
Pre-order price: 16,95€

Our price: 33,00€ 24,95€
Pre-order price: 22,95€

John Green - 'Turtles all the Way Down'
(Released 10th October in hardback)

Our price: 24,75€ 19,95€
Pre-order price: 17,95€

Dan Brown - 'Origin'
(Released 3rd October in hardback)

Our price: 33,00€ 24,95€
Pre-order price: 22,95€

Win: 'Winter is Coming' and 'You Win or You Die'

1 August 2017

UPDATE: The competition is now over. Congratulations to all the winners!

Game of Thrones is back on TV, and we have two extremely relevant books to give away. 'Winter is Coming' is a fascinating guide to the real-life medieval world which inspired the series; 'You Win or You Die' does the same for the ancient world.

To win one of them, just email with the subject line "Game of Thrones competition" and give us a book recommendation for a GoT character of your choice. Good luck!

All sales books now 75% off!

24 July 2017

We've slashed our sales even further. From today, all our sales books are 75% off the sticker price!

3 for 2 on the Sterling Summer Selection

17 July 2017

Our Summer Selection is our annual pick of the most interesting and most popular titles of the last few years, perfect to grab for your summer reading. This year is our best offer ever: buy two, get a third absolutely free!

The full list is below:

A God in Ruins - Kate Atkinson
The Heart Goes Last - Margaret Atwood
The Sellout - Paul Beatty
A Manual for Cleaning Women - Lucia Berlin
The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton
Number 11 - Jonathan Coe
Belgravia - Julian Fellowes
The Blazing World - Siri Hustvedt
The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
A Brief History of Seven Killings - Marlon James
The Vegetarian - Han Kang
I Love Dick - Chris Kraus
Go Set a Watchman - Harper Lee
The High Mountains of Portugal - Yann Martel
Slade House - David Mitchell
The Mark and the Void - Paul Murray
Grief is the Thing with Feathers - Max Porter
How to be Both - Ali Smith
My Name is Lucy Barton - Elizabeth Strout
Stoner - John Williams
A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara

Crime and thrillers:
The Axeman's Jazz - Ray Celestin
The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
The Lady from Zagreb - Philip Kerr

Sci-fi and fantasy:
The Peripheral - William Gibson
Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
Uprooted - Naomi Novik
The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
The Martian - Andy Weir

SPQR - Mary Beard
The Sleepwalkers - Christopher Clark
Dynasty - Tom Holland
Germany - Neil MacGregor
The Fall of the Ottomans - Eugene Rogan
Battling the Gods - Tim Whitmarsh

Postcapitalism - Paul Mason
Against Elections - David Van Reybrouck

Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari
So You've Been Publically Shamed - Jon Ronson

Confabulations - John Berger
Yes Please - Amy Poehler
The Shepherd's Life - James Rebanks
On the Move - Oliver Sacks

Travel and language:
The Road to Little Dribbling - Bill Bryson
Through the Language Glass - Guy Deutscher
Lost Japan - Alex Kerr
Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia - Peter Pomerantsev
Deep South - Paul Theroux

Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli

The sale is on!

1 July 2017

It's sales time again, and the shop is chock full of bargains from all our sections - all at 50% off!

Win: 'The Dark Knight Returns' Book and Mask Set

20 February 2017

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, Marieke!

Our second giveaway for Comics Month is a masterpiece of modern comics, 'The Dark Knight Returns', in a collector's box set with a Batman mask modelled after Frank Miller's style.

To win it, all you need to do is invent another villain for Batman to face. Just email with the subject line "Batman competition" - and tell us:

1. The villain's name
2. Their tactic
3. The tragic event that led them to a life of crime

Good luck!

Win: a deluxe hardback copy of 'The DC Universe by Neil Gaiman'

10 February 2017

UPDATE: Congratulations to our winner, Maarten!

February is comics month, and for our first giveaway we have a deluxe hardback of 'The DC Universe by Neil Gaiman' for one lucky customer to win!

Just email with the subject line "Gaiman competition" - and tell us:

1. Your superhero name
2. Your superpower
3. Your one fatal weakness

Good luck!