You will share insights of their relationship with the Dutch author Geert Mak and his publisher Mizzi van der Pluijm (Atlas Contact).
Journalist and historian Geert Mak was born in 1946. He started in Amsterdam as editor of the weekly De Groene Amsterdammer, worked for years at the foreign desk of the VPRO broadcasting company and as city-reporter of the NRC Handelsblad daily. As from 1992 he has dedicated himself increasingly to the writing of books. ‘In Europe’, his voyage through the continent and through the twentieth-century Europe, became a classic all over Europe, with 350.000 copies sold in the Netherlands and translations in German, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, French, English and Polish. In 2008, he was awarded with the Leipziger Buchpreis für Europäischen Verständigung. His books are translated in more than twenty languages.