Books


Currently reading

  • The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain - Betty Edwards
  • Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
  • The Melancholy of Resistance - László Krasznahorkai

Read

2021

  • Can Political Violence Ever Be Justified? - Elizabeth Frazer & Kimberly Hutchings ★★★★
  • Cannibalism - Bill Schutt ★★★★
  • 1491 - Charles C. Mann ★★★
  • The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases - Jeff VanderMeer & Mark Roberts ★★★
  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism - Shoshana Zuboff ★★★★★
  • The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco ★★★★
  • Axiom’s End (Noumena 1) - Lindsay Ellis ★★
  • The Ballad of Black Tom - Victor LaValle ★★★
  • The Horror at Red Hook - H.P. Lovecraft ★★

2020

  • Là-Bas - Joris-Karl Huysmans ★★★
  • Blackshirts and Reds - Michael Parenti ★★★★
  • De nacht voor de echtscheiding - Sándor Márai ★★
  • This World is Full of Monsters - Jeff VanderMeer ★★
  • Prosper’s Demon - K.J. Parker ★★★
  • Belgische republikeinen - Els Witte ★★★★
  • Mouthful of Birds - Samanta Schweblin ★★
  • Four Futures - Peter Frase ★★★
  • The Ministry for the Future - Kim Stanley Robinson ★★★
  • Dead Lies Dreaming (Dead Lies Dreaming 1) - Charles Stross ★★
  • The Linux Command Line - William E. Shotts Jr. ★★★
  • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami ★★★★
  • The German Ideology - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels ★★★
  • The Fisherman - John Langan ★★★★
  • The Haunter of the Dark - H.P. Lovecraft ★★★★★
  • The Trial - Franz Kafka ★★★★
  • Ze zijn ons vergeten - Peter Mertens ★★★★
  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead - Olga Tokarczuk ★★★★
  • Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now - Jaron Lanier ★★★
  • Sad by Design - Geert Lovink ★★★
  • Song for the Unraveling of the World - Brian Evenson ★★★
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge ★★★★
  • The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov ★★★★
  • Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky ★★★
  • The State and Revolution - Vladimir Lenin ★★★★
  • The Devil All the Time - Donald Ray Pollock ★★★
  • China: A History - John Keay ★★★★
  • A Tomb for Boris Davidovich - Danilo Kiš ★★★★
  • Switch Bitch - Roald Dahl ★★★
  • Gideon the Ninth - Tamsyn Muir ★★
  • Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason - David Harvey ★★★★
  • Pandemic! - Slavoj Žižek ★★★
  • Agents of Dreamland - Caitlín R. Kiernan ★★★
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson ★★★
  • De meeste mensen deugen - Rutger Bregman ★★★★
  • The Plague - Albert Camus ★★★★★
  • Failed It! - Erik Kessels ★★
  • Are your keys purposely hiding? - Anne Fonteyn ★★★★
  • Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli ★★★
  • Red Cavalry - Isaac Babel ★★★
  • Dead Interviews - Dan Crowe ★★★
  • The Hellbound Heart - Clive Barker ★★★
  • Metro 2033 (Metro 1) - Dmitry Glukhovsky ★★
  • Taal voor de leuk - Paulien Cornelisse ★★
  • The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels ★★★★
  • The Plot Against America - Philip Roth ★★★★
  • The Bullet Journal Method - Ryder Carroll ★★★
  • War! What Is It Good For? - Ian Morris ★★★
  • At the Mountains of Madness - H.P. Lovecraft ★★★
  • In Praise of Shadows - Junichirō Tanizaki ★★★
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari ★★
  • Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? - Caitlin Doughty ★★★

2019

  • Lenin on the Train - Catherine Merridale ★★★
  • The Principles of Communism - Friedrich Engels ★★★
  • The Whisperer in Darkness - H.P. Lovecraft ★★★
  • Work, Inequality, Basic Income - Boston Review / Forum 2 ★★★
  • The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte - Karl Marx ★★★★
  • Hard To Be a God - Arkady & Boris Strugatsky ★★★
  • Het verdorven genootschap - Philipp Blom ★★★
  • The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan ★★★★
  • The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files 9) - Charles Stross ★★★
  • The Delirium Brief (Laundry Files 8) - Charles Stross ★★★★
  • Kill All Normies - Angela Nagle ★★★
  • Perdido Street Station - China Miéville ★★
  • The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin ★★★★
  • Hitler’s Monsters - Eric Kurlander ★★★★
  • Monday Starts on Saturday - Arkady & Boris Strugatsky ★★★★
  • Ten Days that Shook the World - John Reed ★★★★
  • Failure of a Revolution: Germany 1918-1919 - Sebastian Haffner ★★★★★

2018

  • Hedendaagse antiverlichting - Ico Maly ★★★★
  • The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction - David Carrasco ★★
  • Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire - Mike Mignola ★★★
  • The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux ★★
  • How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them - Jason Stanley ★★
  • The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks ★★
  • October: The Story of the Russian Revolution - China Miéville ★★★
  • The Forever War - Joe Haldeman ★★★
  • Kraken - China Miéville ★★★
  • The Last Days of New Paris - China Miéville ★★
  • Exquisite Corpse - Poppy Z. Brite ★

2017

  • What If? - Randall Munroe ★★★
  • Three Moments of an Explosion - China Miéville ★★★
  • The City & The City - China Miéville ★★★★
  • John Dies at the End - David Wong ★★
  • From Here to Eternity - Caitlin Doughty ★★
  • The Code Book - Simon Singh ★★★★
  • 34 zeer korte verhalen en een vogelkat - Evelio Rosero ★★★
  • Duna Messiah (Dune 2) - Frank Herbert ★★
  • The Blind Owl - Sadegh Hedayat ★★★
  • Tirza - Arnon Grunberg ★★★
  • The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon ★★★★
  • Alectryomancer and Other Weird Tales - Christopher Slatsky ★★
  • The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood ★★★★
  • De trein der traagheid - Johan Daisne ★★
  • De komst van Joachim Stiller - Hubert Lampo ★★★★★
  • Solaris - Stanisław Lem ★★★★★
  • Liberty or Death - Peter McPhee ★★★
  • Understanding a Photograph - John Berger ★★★★
  • Mort - Terry Pratchett ★★
  • The Light Fantastic - Terry Pratchett ★★
  • Do Android Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick ★★★★
  • The Necrophiliac - Gabrielle Wittkop ★★★★★
  • Death’s End (Three-Body Problem 3) - Cixin Liu ★★★
  • Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson ★★★
  • Anarchy Works - Peter Gelderloos ★★★★
  • Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari ★★★
  • Dune (Dune 1) - Frank Herbert ★★★

2016

  • The Encyclopedia of the Dead - Danilo Kiš ★★★★★
  • Why Orwell Matters - Christopher Hitchens ★★★
  • Acceptance (Southern Reach 3) - Jeff VanderMeer ★★★
  • Children of Lovecraft - Ellen Datlow (editor) ★★★
  • Roadside Picnic - Arkady & Boris Strugatsky ★★★★★
  • The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All - Laird Barron ★★
  • Inferno - August Strindberg ★★★
  • Why I Write - George Orwell ★★★★
  • Toverijen - Michel de Ghelderode ★★★★
  • A Natural History of Hell - Jeffrey Ford ★★★★
  • Homage to Catalonia - George Orwell ★★★★★
  • The Nightmare Stacks (Laundry Files 7) - Charles Stross ★★★
  • Fool Moon (Dresden Files 2) - Jim Butcher ★★
  • Storm Front (Dresden Files 1) - Jim Butcher ★★
  • A Short History of Decay - Emil Cioran ★★★★
  • Authority (Southern Reach 2) - Jeff VanderMeer ★★★
  • Fundering voor de metafysica van de zeden - Immanuel Kant ★★★★★
  • In the Dust of This Planet - Eugene Thacker ★★★★
  • The Dark Forest (Three-Body Problem 2) - Cixin Liu ★★★★
  • The Three-Body Problem (Three-Body Problem 1) - Cixin Liu ★★★
  • Red Plenty - Francis Spufford ★★★★
  • Missile Gap - Charles Stross ★★★
  • Annihilation (Southern Reach 1) - Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★★
  • The Annihilation Score (Laundry Files 6) - Charles Stross ★★★
  • The Rhesus Chart (Laundry Files 5) - Charles Stross ★★★
  • The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files 4) - Charles Stross ★★★★
  • The Fuller Memorandum (Laundry Files 3) - Charles Stross ★★★★
  • The Jennifer Morgue (Laundry Files 2) - Charles Stross ★★★