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Visiting hours

Perdu's bookstore is open from Tuesday till Friday between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., on Saturdays between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and during literary evening programs.


Bookstore Perdu
Kloveniersburgwal 86
1012 CZ Amsterdam
tel: 020-4220542


The bookstore of Perdu is the only poetry bookstore in the Netherlands. Its collection consists of a wide range of Dutch and international, traditional and experimental poetry. In addition, the bookstore has a substantial collection of poetic essays, bibliophile editions, second hand poetry, poetry anthologies and poetry gifts.

All the books are also available at

Book Stand

The bookstore of Perdu is happy to provide a book stand during presentations, literary programs and festivals. We work with both publishers and literary organizations. Examples are:


The following volunteers work for the bookstore: Laurette Baten, Ada den Boef (coordinator), Jurriaan Duyne, Anneke Min, Ineke Overtoom, Peter Prins and Heleen ter Schure