THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

How to Buy Uni Books Cheaply

Soon enough the incoming students of September will receive the list of reading materials they will need for the courses. This may not be true for other faculties, however, in … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

My pick on Dutch Literature

The beauty of living in a different country consists in experiencing a new culture, in getting acquainted with new habits and, if you are a bookworm, also in getting to … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Who needs train tickets when you have books? Boekenweek 2018

Perhaps it’s a stereotype, but the Dutch seem to have made getting a good deal into an art form. Boekenweek, a week-long festival celebrating Dutch literature took place two weeks … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

10 Books That Have Influenced Me the Most

When Ice Bucket Challenge became a virus on the Internet, I absolutely hated it. People watch celebrities get wet like watching porn, and both sides are addicted. What’s the point in … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Boekenzolder

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.” Groucho Marx   For its small size, Leiden never ceases to … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

Come with me to Bookland – The Book Fair in Frankfurt (Part 1)

The month October may evoke different associations: the beginning of autumn, the beginning of a cosy time with tea inside while leaves are falling from the trees, a massive festival … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 1 Comment