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Where the water is too pure to touch

Natural caves exist throughout Hungary, but a cave system in the small town of Tapolca has an especially memorable method of exploration.<p>If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Ufo's bestaan gewoon

• <b>Auteur:</b> Coen Vermeeren<p>Pleidooi voor een wetenschappelijke houding t.o.v. onverklaarbare verschijnselen. Wanneer gaat het echte ufo-dossier open? Valt er iets zinnigs te zeggen over zo'n beladen onderwerp als ufo's? Verstandige mensen geloven er niet in. Maar waarom eigenlijk niet? Als je je …

Ruling Your World

• <b>Auteur:</b> Sakyong Mipham<p>You’re stuck in the airport security line, late for a flight. The line isn’t moving. You’re angry at the security personnel for taking so long, you’re irritated at the other passengers for having so much stuff, you’re mad at your boss for sending you on this trip in the first …

The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

• <b>Auteur:</b> Bryan Sykes<p>The national bestseller that reveals how we are descended from seven prehistoric women.<p>In 1994 Bryan Sykes was called in as an expert to examine the frozen remains of a man trapped in glacial ice in northern Italy for over 5000 years—the Ice Man. Sykes succeeded in extracting DNA …

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?

• <b>Auteur:</b> Karyl McBride<p>The first book specifically for daughters suffering from the emotional abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, <i>Will I Ever Be Good Enough?</i> provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life for yourself. Drawing on over …

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

• <b>Auteur:</b> Jean Sasson<p>PRINCESS describes the life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country.<p>Sultana tells of appalling oppressions, everyday occurrences that in any …

Philomena

• <b>Auteur:</b> Martin Sixsmith<p>When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She cared for her baby for three years until the Church took him from her and sold him, like countless others, to …

Let niet op de rommel

• <b>Auteur:</b> Henk Plenter en Annemiek van Kessel<p>Henk Plenter,LET NIET OP DE ROMMEL<p>Waanzinnig knap wat Plenter deed. Geert Mak<p>Henk Plenter heeft meer dan veertig jaar woningen opgeruimd voor de GGD Amsterdam. In 'Let niet op de rommel' vertelt hij met wijsheid en humor wat hij allemaal mee heeft gemaakt: …

Twelve Years a Slave – Enhanced Edition by Dr. Sue Eakin Based on a Lifetime Project. New Info, Images, Maps

• <b>Auteur:</b> Solomon Northup en Dr. Sue Eakin<p>In this enhanced/authenticated edition by Dr. Sue Eakin of the riveting true slave narrative that reads like a novel, you are transported to 1840’s New York, Washington, D.C., and Louisiana to experience the kidnapping and twelve years of bondage of Solomon …