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Balans is an independent, quality non-fiction publishing house. Founded in 1986, they publish approximately 40 new titles a year in the areas of history, politics, economy, biography, memoir, current affairs, religion, philosophy, science and psychology. About a fifth of their titles are translated, with the rest originally Dutch. Their authors include Robert Hughes, Vasili Grossman, Bill Clinton, Adam Zamoyski, Irvin Yalom, Bob Woodward and Antony Beevor among many others.