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A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame

A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame

A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame Marieke Lucas Rijneveld is an author who confides in their reader, rather than family or friends. “I am a private person,” the writer, who identifies as male and uses the pronouns they and them, said on a recent video call …

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Where Have 140 Million Dutch Tulips Gone? Crushed by the Coronavirus

Where Have 140 Million Dutch Tulips Gone? Crushed by the Coronavirus

AMSTERDAM — For tulip growers in the Netherlands, Friday the 13th of March this year was a true horror show. When tulip stems came up at the country’s largest flower market in Aalsmeer, the prices stalled over and over again at zero. Frank Uittenbogaard, a director of JUB Holland, a 110-year-old family farm in Noordwijkerhout, made the tough decision to …

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