A message from MENDO’s Gunifort Uwambaga
Black Lives Matter
Gunifort Uwambaga, on overcoming racism, bigotry, and prejudice through books. Original statement written June 2020.
MENDO is looking for a new part-time store employee.
Sevdaliza: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert at MENDO
MENDO is the proud host of Sevdaliza: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert by NPR Music. Watch Sevdaliza perform 'Human', and more recorded at MENDO for Tiny Desk.
How, when and where can I buy products from MENDO this month?
MENDO's store is closed, but our webshop is in full effect. Call for more information, gift suggestions and delivery options. Updated the December 16th of 2020.
About last Saturday, a photo impression
Book Market at MENDO
Saturday's Book Market was a rather special one, with carefully managed crowds and time slots. Although it was restricted, we pleased as many people as possible.
A tough lesson in human compassion
Interview with Jermain Cikic
Interview with Jermain Cikic, former MENDO employee, who created a personal and evocative documentation of a homeless shelter in Amsterdam, at the height of the COVID-19 crisis.
Enjoy the all-new De L’Europe at half-price
To celebrate the opening of our new store, MENDO and De L'Europe have an exclusive offer for a night at the hotel, with a many extras and upgrades. Until the…
MENDO is moving to Nieuwe Doelenstraat 10
May 30, 2020
On May 30, MENDO officially opens its new store in the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, and closes its doors in De 9 Straatjes, marking the end of an era, and the beginning…
Complaint from an extremely unhappy customer
"I hope you can live with the guilt of having tempted a jobless to spend money he doesn't have in order to buy stuff he actually doesn't need to enjoy…
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Why we do what we do
Even in these surreal times, we send newsletters and post messages on social media. Our own feelings on this are ambiguous. We've written a little note to explain why we do what we do.