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wandering

From Breda, Noord-Brabant Netherlands
Age 39
Joined Friday, September 12, 2003
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If PM's are not working, please feel free to contact me at wandering.books [*] gmail.com


I will attend the following meetings and am willing to be a book courier if you ask me by PM.


Currently reading:
* The song of Achilles - Madeline Miller
* The little bookshop on the Seine - Rebecca Raisin (audio)
* Figuring - Maria Popova
* All we can save - edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson

Read in 2020
* Binti: the complete trilogy - Nnedi Okorafor
* Love her or lose her - Tessa Bailey (audio)
* Leven in de tuin - Penelope Lively
* Something to live for - Richard Roper [*]
* The storm sister - Lucinda Riley (audio)
* Frida Kahlo en de kleuren van het leven - Caroline Bernard
* The unseeing idol of light - K.R. Meera
* Hamnet - Maggie O'Farrell
* Girl, woman, other - Bernardine Evaristo
* Raven Girl - Audrey Niffenegger
* The interestings - Meg Wolitzer
* Vixen - Rosie Garland (audio)
* Fix her up - Tessa Bailey (audio)
* Het hart van de honingbij - Helen Jukes
* Dragonfly in amber - Diana Gabaldon (audio)
* Vita - Melania Mazzucco
* There are little kingdoms - Kevin Barry
* The Five: the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper - Hallie Rubenhold [*]
* Ik was Alice - Melanie Benjamin
* Tiny little thing - Beatriz Williams
* De keizer aller ziektes: een biografie van kanker - Siddhartha Mukherjee
* The flatshare - Beth O'Leary [*]
* The loveliest chocolate shop in Paris - Jenny Colgan
* The illumination of Ursula Flight - Anna-Marie Crowhurst
* The Claverings - Anthony Trollope (read along)
* Heartstopper - Alice Oseman (volume 1, 2 and 3) [*]
* Yakuzadochter - Shoko Tendo
* Vrouwen van Oranje: Amalia van Solms, Prinses Marianne - Dieuwke Winsemius
* Het korte maar wonderbare leven van Oscar Wao - Junot Díaz (#Caribathon 2020 - Dominicaanse Republiek)
* Out of love - Hazel Hayes
* Knit one, pearl one - Gil McNeil
* The secret chapter - Genevieve Cogman
* Het laatste paleis - Norman Eisen
* Wild beauty - Anna-Marie McLemore
* A single thread - Tracy Chevalier [*]
* Een bezetene droomt van turingmachines - Janna Levin
* The ultimate hitchhikers guide - Douglas Adams
* Runemarks - Joanne Harris
* The well of lost plots - Jasper Fforde (re-read)
* Gods of jade and shadow - Silvia Moreno-Garcia [*]
* The seven sisters - Lucinda Riley (audio)
* Alfred & Emily - Doris Lessing
* Vogels zonder vleugels - Louis de Bernières
* The way we live now - Anthony Trollope (read along)
* The watchmaker of Filigree Street - Natasha Pulley
* The mermaid and Mrs. Hancock - Imogen Hermes Gowar (audio)
* A keeper - Graham Norton
* De dochter van de paus - Caroline P. Murphy
* To be continued - James Robertson
* The floating theatre - Martha Conway
* Lost in a good book - Jasper Fforde (re-read)
* The signature of all things - Elizabeth Gilbert (re-read)
* Brooklyn - Colm Tóibín

Read in 2019
* Will Grayson, Will Grayson - John Green & David Levithan
* Christmas on the island - Jenny Colgan (audio)
* Wrapped up in you - Carole Matthews
* Contrapunt - Anna Enquist
* The value of everything - Mariana Mazzucato (audio)
* Alphabet of thorn - Patricia A. McKillip
* What the dog saw - Malcolm Gladwell
* Guards! Guards! - Terry Pratchett (audio)
* De twijfel van Salaì - Monaldi & Sorti
* Ross Poldark - Winston Graham
* An absolutely remarkable thing - Hank Green [1]
* Peaches for monsieur le Curé - Joanne Harris [2]
* Idols in the heart: a tale - A.L.O.E. (pgdp)
* Hild - Nicola Griffith
* Midnight - Rutherford G. Montgomery (pgdp)
(In September 2019, I joined a '10.000 steps per day' challenge called Steptember, which resulted in a flood of easy listening audio books.)
* A secret garden - Katie Fforde (audio)
* The bookshop on the shore - Jenny Colgan (audio)
* Autumn - Ali Smith (audio)
* The lemon tree café - Cathy Bramley (audio)
* The bookshop on the corner - Jenny Colgan (audio)
* How to stop time - Matt Haig
* Circe - Madeline Miller
* Lelieblank, scharlakenrood - Michel Faber
* Birth of a bridge - Maylis de Kerangal
* Heroes - Stephen Fry (audio)
* Cat's cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
* Decisive - Chip & Dan Heath
* Bal masqué - Elia Barceló
* The madwoman upstairs - Catherine Lowell
* The God delusion - Richard Dawkins
* Prince Eugene: the noble knight - L. Würdig (pgdp)
* Ulysses of Ithaca - Karl Friedrich Becker (pgdp)
* The Frithiof Saga - Ferdinand Schmidt (pgdp)
* We should all be feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (audio)
* The path made clear - Oprah Winfrey (audio)
* Emin Pasha - M.C. Plehn (pgdp)
* Daisy Jones & The Six - Taylor Jenkins Reid (audio)
* The mortal word - Genevieve Cogman
* The lost plot - Genevieve Cogman
* Wicked - Gregory Maguire
* Shakespeare: the world as stage - Bill Bryson (audio)
* The burning page - Genevieve Cogman
* Winters' snow - Carrie Hope Fletcher (novella)
* Paper towns - John Green
* Mythos: the Greek myths retold - Stephen Fry
* The housekeeper and the professor - Yoko Ogawa [3]
* Becoming - Michelle Obama (audio)
* All that she can see - Carrie Hope Fletcher
* Stay with me - Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
* Fata Morgana - André Castaigne (pgdp)
* The Eyre affair - Jasper Fforde (re-read)
* The masked city - Genevieve Cogman
* On the other side - Carrie Hope Fletcher
* The year of magical thinking - Joan Didion
* Outlander - Diana Gabaldon (re-read, audio)
* De laatste Aedema - Marjolijn van Heemstra
* Just me - Sheila Hancock
* His dark materials trilogy - Philip Pullman



* pgdp = Project Gutenberg Distributed Proofreaders, book read in the final stage before publication as an e-text (smooth reading)
* for audio books, I use storytel, which I really like

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