Have you ever wondered why orange is the colour of the Netherlands? You find the answer in the sixteenth century.
How can we counteract the decline in reading, especially among young people? Former publisher Henk Pröpper has a message for politicians.
His experience as a jury member in a criminal trial led writer Peter Vermeersch to delve into alternatives to imprisonment, and to discover a world that was far removed from naïve dreams or bizarre utopias.
Raoul van Caenegem's ‘Geschiedenis van Engeland' is a learned, instructive, entertaining tour de force whose continental perspective is in refreshing contrast to the insularity and introspection of so many English histories. (Raoul van Caen...