Summer Reading 2022

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Egmont’s Summer reading recommendations


Valerie Arnould

The Kaiser’s Holocaust. Germany’s Forgotten Genocide; David Olusoga & Casper W. Erichsen
Heaven; Mieko Kawakami (fiction)


Ilana Bet-El

Empireland; Sathnam Sanghera
Visitations; Jenny Erpenbeck (fiction)


Sven Biscop

The Shadow of the Gods; Dominic Lieven
Geography is Destiny; Ian Morris


Peter Bosch

Revolusi. Indonesia and the Birth of the Modern World; David Van Reybrouck


Jim Cloos

Ulysses: A Reader’s Odyssey; Dan Mulhall
Le Grand Tour; Oliveur Guez (Editeur)
Kissinger, l’Européen; Jérémie Gallon
Le rêve de Champlain; David Hacker Fischer
The Border; Erika Fatland
Das Achte Leben; Nino Haratischwili


Jo Coelmont

Does the EU Need Treaty Change?; Stefan Lehne


Francesca Colli

The Good Ancestor; Roman Krznaric


Marie-Anne Coninsx

Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914; Christopher Clark
De Pierre et d’Os; Berengère Cournut (fiction)


Remco Driesen

Meditations (Gregory Hays translation); Marcus Aurelius


Jonathan Faull

The Road Home; Rose Tremain (fiction)


Maria Gargano

Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics; Cynthia Enloe


Tobias Gerhke

Six Faces of Globalisation; Anthea Roberts & Nicolas Lamp
The Economic Weapon; Nicholas Mulder


Jean-Christophe Hoste

Campert Compleet; Remco Campert


Christophe Houyoux

From Hell; Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell (graphic novel)


Nicola Lennon

Talking to Strangers; Malcolm Gladwell
Of Women and Salt; Gabriela Garcia (fiction)
The Cabinet; Un-Su Kim (fiction)


Alexander Mattelaer

The Ambassadors: Thinking about Diplomacy from Machiavelli to Modern Times; Robert Cooper


Thomas Renard

Overblown: Exploring the Gap Between the Fear of Terrorist Recidivism and the Evidence; Thomas Renard
The End of October; Lawrence Wright (fiction)


François Roux

Le courage de la nuance; Jean Birnbaum
Nous ne sommes plus seuls au monde; Bertrand Badie


Karen van Loon

Arctic Dreams; Barry Lopez
Collapse: The Fall of the Soviet Union; Vladislav M. Zubok


Johan Verbeke

Do Morals Matter? – Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump; Joseph S. Nye
Rationality – What it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters; Steven Pinker


Nina Wilén

African Peacekeeping; Nina Wilén & Jonathan Fisher
Prisoners of Geography; Tim Marshall




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