Books & Bookshops
Bookshops in The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden and Gouda areas with a selection of English-language books. Also expat handbooks, tourist guides and coffee table photography art books featuring Dutch cities in the Netherlands.
A useful book for expats to better understand the Netherlands and Dutch history, culture and geography. The book is updated every couple of years with 16 editions already printed. Also useful for foreign business people interacting with the Dutch.
Manners in the Netherlands
The Dutch Ditz, author Reinildis van Ditzhuyzen, writes this book about Dutch etiquette, manners and culture to provide insight to expats who often misinterpret common Dutch traits as being rude, frugal, opinionated, etc. Hardcover, 200 pages.
Large Rotterdam bookshop housed in former ABN AMRO bank building, soon to be remodeled to increase size to 3700 m2 making it the largest book store in Holland. Carries an assortment of books in English, magazines, gifts section. Coolsingel 119, 3012...
The Dutch and their Delta
Hardcover coffee table photo art book which not only shows the physical engineering accomplishments of massive dams and storm surge barriers in the Netherlands, but explains how they work to keep Holland dry.
Leiden bookstore offers a range of soft and hardcover art, photography, design, architecture, lifestyle and cook books. Also sells wall calendars, agendas and gifts. Stores locations at Gangetje 5, 2311 ER Leiden and Hoofdstraat 5, 2202 ES Noordwijk
American Book Center
American English book store in The Hague city center area, just off the Plein square. Best sellers, new releases, novels, romance, art, history, books on Holland inc. travel guides. English-lanaguge workshops. Lange Poten 23, 2511 CM Den Haag.
Christian book stores specializing in the sales of bibles (in many different languages), religious books and Christian music CDs. Locations:Leiden (near Hooglandse Kerk), Alphen aan den Rijn (centrum), Zoetermeer (near Stadhuis), The Hague (near Plein).
Light on Leiden
The author leads you through the streets of Leiden, the Dutch city in South Holland, Netherlands, pointing out landmarks (buildings, streets, alleyways) and providing insight as to the importance of each. Hardcover and written in English.
A SAMPLE OF GOUDA
A collection of 31 short stories, each inspired by a photograph. The location setting for each story, and the accompanying image, are from the charming Dutch city of Gouda, known around the world because of the cheese which bears its name.
The Hague Highlights: 100 Must See Places
Photography and travel book published in English after the success of original Dutch version. 100 best sightseeing places to visit in the city of The Hague as recommended by the authors, including landmarks, shops, churches, attractions, restaurants.
Book store in The Hague Loosduinen area offers a small assortment of books in English along with one of the widest selections of magazines on the city. Also sells postcards, stationery, greeting cards, school notebooks, accessories. Open 7 days/week. In D...
The Port of Rotterdam
English language hardcover coffee table book which navigates through locations where the impressive engineering feats of the port (the largest in Europe) are on display. Features Maasvlakte II, Botlek, Kop van Zuid. 272 pages.
9th-edition of the English-language guide book with information about Holland's 12 provinces, suggestions for day trips, activities for children and families, insight to Dutch culture and unique customs, major annual events and festivals and helpful maps....