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Videos in English

Why I Love This Book is an independent website with 1-minute book review videos.Together, these videos form a growing collection of positive reading suggestions for book lovers.

We have video's with writers and readers. The website is still in Dutch, but on this page you'll find the video's we recorded in English. Currently, we are working on a full English version of this website, with tons of English spoken video's.

Kristin Neff over haar boek Zelfcompassie

Kristin Neff on her book Self-Compassion

“My book is about self-compassion, which is basically treating yourself with the same kindness, concern, care and support as you would a good friend.

Kristin Neff, professor of psychology, 44, Austin, Texas, USA.

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Stephen Fry on Ulysses – James Joyce

“I’ll tell you the book I have chosen as my favourite book. And it may make some people’s heart sink, because it is associated with difficulty, where in fact it should be associated with joy…”
Stephen Fry, 53, polymath, trader in words, entertainer, national embarrassment,  London & Hollywood.

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Stephen Fry on his book The Fry Chronicles

Stephen Fry over zijn boek De Stephen Fry Kronieken

“I managed after prison to pull myself together, do a bit of work, and get a scholarship to Cambridge. It’s a story really, about how I grew into becoming a television performer and writer, and the extraordinary amount of money I made by mistake…”
Stephen Fry, 53, polymath, trader in words, entertainer, national embarrassment, London & Hollywood.

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De 100-jarige man die uit het raam klom en verdween - Jonas Jonasson

Jonas Jonasson over zijn boek De 100 jarige man die uit het raam klom en verdween

“It is a feel-good book. And my experience is that people do prefer to feel good. It is a slightly intelligent, very humoristic book.”
Jonas Jonasson, fulltime vader & parttime schrijver, 50, Gotland, Zweden.

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Ohad on Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Kiyosaki &Lechter

Ohad on Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki & Sharon L. Lechter

“This book changed my life. It gave me a lot of confidence. It ‘s about how life pulls you to do what everybody does. You learn that if you’ve got balls … you can do whatever you want in life.”
Ohad is businessman, 33 years old and lives in Israel.

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