ATHENAEUM BOOKSELLERS & ENGLISH BOOKS

Welcome to Athenaeum Booksellers, one of Holland's and Amsterdam's largest independent bookstores. Not only do we have a large stock in the literary field, but also in various academic fields, such as (classical and modern) languages, the humanities and the social sciences. About 40% of our stock is self-imported. The Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum offers a wide range of foreign and local newspapers and magazines, plus a curated selection of travel guides and books on design, fashion and lifestyle.

You can order your books and magazines on our website. We ship to most countries. Any questions? Read the answers to our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.

Do you study at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA), or do you follow any of the other programs with whom we work to publish certified booklists? Access our exclusive booklists, and order your mandatory and advised readings for home delivery easily:

ACADEMIC APPLIED SCIENCES STUDENT ASSOCIATONS  VISIT ONE OF OUR SHOPS

All about Amsterdam

Dutch literature in foreign languages

Discovery of heaven | Harry Mulisch | 9780241953204
€ 14,99
The Blessed Rita | Tommy Wieringa | 9781911344902
€ 21,99
Evenings | Gerard Reve | 9781782273011
€ 11,99
Le Saut | Anna Enquist | 9782330128074
€ 7,99
Petit coeur | Kooten, van, Kim | 9782702161531
€ 22,50
Ein Junge wie Kees | Thijssen, Theo | 9783835335585
€ 27,99
Der gute Sohn | Rob van Essen | 9783946120636
€ 28,99
In Europe | Geert Mak | 9780099516736
€ 17,99
Twin | Gerbrand Bakker | 9780099516873
€ 12,99
Following Story | Cees Nooteboom | 9780099582885
€ 11,99
An Interrupted Life | Etty Hillesum | 9780953478057
€ 20,99
On The Bright Side | Hendrik Groen | 9781405930307
€ 12,99
Rider | Tim Krabbe | 9781408881729
€ 13,99
Small Souls | Louis Couperus | 9781514791981
€ 8,55
My Little War | Louis Paul Boon | 9781564785589
€ 15,99
A Still Life | Bernlef | 9781771831086
€ 23,95
Tea Lords | Hella S. Haasse | 9781846271717
€ 12,50
Eline Vere | Louis Couperus | 9781906548261
€ 17,99
Hidden Force | Louis Couperus | 9781906548926
€ 17,99
Transeuropa | Jules Deelder | 9781907320927
€ 12,50
HERITIER | VRIES, de, J. | 9782259249508
€ 23,50
Le dîner | Koch, Herman | 9782264057815
€ 10,99
Ceci Est Ma Ferme | C. de Stoop | 9782267030907
€ 22,99
Retour à Neerpelt | Lieve Joris | 9782330121679
€ 26,99
Judas | Astrid Holleeder | 9782364683396
€ 24,95
La tanche | Inge Schilperoord | 9782714473905
€ 22,95
Le singe en nous | Waal, de, Frans | 9782818501191
€ 12,60
Villa Des Roses | Willem Elsschot | 9782859205560
€ 18,95
Bint | Ferdinand Bordewijk | 9783406639579
€ 15,95
Aus dem Licht | Marente de Moor | 9783446261761
€ 26,99
Santa Rita | Wieringa, Tommy | 9783446263918
€ 25,99
Angerichtet | Herman Koch | 9783462043471
€ 10,99
Muttermale | Arnon Grunberg | 9783462050707
€ 13,99
Einfach leben | Herman Koch | 9783462052107
€ 8,99
Der Graben | Koch, Herman | 9783462053470
€ 11,99
Tanztee | Hendrik Groen | 9783492313223
€ 12,99
Was man sät | Rijneveld, Marieke | 9783518428979
€ 25,99
533 Tage | Cees Nooteboom | 9783518468289
€ 11,95
Grasses and Trees | A.L. Snijders | 9789072603586
€ 35,00
The Dutch Maiden | Marente de Moor | 9789462380776
€ 15,99

Anne Frank in many languages

Diary of a Young Girl | Anne Frank | 9780241387481
€ 12,50
Het Achterhuis | Anne Frank | 9789044616170
€ 12,99
Tagebuch | Anne Frank | 9783596511495
€ 14,99
Diario | Anne Frank | 9788806219284
€ 17,99
Diario de Ana Frank | Anne Frank | 9788497593069
€ 12,99
Het Achterhuis | Anne Frank | 9789044632910
€ 19,99
Diary of Anne Frank | Anne Frank | 9780141345352
€ 11,99
Tagebuch | Anne Frank | 9783596152773
€ 10,99
  • 'I am a hopeless case of magazinitis: I love magazines, I collect them, and I am always on the hunt for something new. There is a fantastic bookshop in Amsterdam called Athenaeum Boekhandel that has an incredible section all devoted to magazines, mainly independent ones – a true Valhalla.' - Foam Magazine's Elisa Madde on Magculture
  • 'Thank you for all the good books I bought from your store, and the happy hours spent browsing. Athenaeum is one of the best bookshops I know.' - @Remberist, founder/former bookseller at Berkeley Books of Paris, on Twitter.

Non Fiction in English

Humankind | Rutger Bregman | 9781408898949
€ 16,99
Sitopia | Carolyn Steel | 9780701188719
€ 21,99
Macroeconomics | Manfred Gartner | 9781292115207
€ 71,99
Caravaggio | Catherine Puglisi | 9780714839660
€ 37,99
Map | Phaidon Editors | 9781838660642
€ 29,95
Young rembrandt | onno blom | 9781782275596
€ 25,99
Amsterdam | Russell Shorto | 9780307743756
€ 13,99
Navigate Your Stars | Ward, Jesmyn | 9781526620347
€ 20,99
Linear Algebra | David Poole | 9781285463247
€ 84,99
Vincent van gogh | Mike Venezia | 9780531225394
€ 9,95
Caravaggio | Andrew Graham-Dixon | 9780241954645
€ 17,99
The Year 1000 | Valerie Hansen | 9780241351260
€ 23,99
Bernini | Franco Mormando | 9780226055237
€ 18,99
Vincent | Barbara Stok | 9781906838799
€ 17,50
Rembrandt | Tancred Borenius | 9780714869193
€ 69,95
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