Bored to Death was set up by two sisters who love to read, but couldn’t find other people to talk bookish with.
We both read mostly English literature and noticed that there wasn’t really anything in Rotterdam that catered to that. All the literary events were either filled with the same Dutch authors or books you find at the top of all the bestseller lists.
We were bored with the literary landscape in the Netherlands. We felt like we were missing out on so many awesome books and authors that no one else was talking about. We knew we had to take matters into our own hands and decided to combine our love of books with our love of hanging out in bars and bookstores.
From this, Bored to Death book club was set up! We started out hosting just one book club every month, but our book club quickly grew from there and now we host two book clubs, writing sessions, all kinds of other literary events and have this blog you’re visiting right now.
If you need to contact us or want to send us things, we’d love to hear from you. We accept review copies, gifts, and bribes to nominate your favorite book for our book club. Send us an email to email@example.com, to see what we can arrange.
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