Books / Boeken

On this page you will find some of the best books I have read over the past few years. I have organised them by categories, with the last book I read in each category first and the year that I read it between brackets.

Op deze pagina vind je de beste boeken die ik de afgelopen jaren heb gelezen, over verschillende onderwerpen. In elke categorie staat het laatst gelezen boek bovenaan, met tussen haakjes het jaar waarin ik het boek heb gelezen.

Fiction / Fictie

  • Lila, Marilynne Robinson (2016)
  • Home, Marilynne Robinson (2016)
  • Gilead, Marilynne Robinson (2016)
  • Fingersmith, Sarah Waters (2015)
  • El amante Japones, Isabel Allende (2015)
  • Adulterio, Paulo Coelho (2015)
  • The Book Thief, Markus Zusak (2015)
  • Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (2014)
  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte (2014)
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen (2014)
  • Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens (2014)


  • Why not women?, Loren Cunningham and David Hamilton (2015)

Psychology & Culture

  • Introverts in the Church: Finding our Place in an Extroverted Culture, Adam S. McHugh (2016)
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain (2016)
  • Between worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging, Marilyn R. Gardner (2015)
  • Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds, David C. Pollock and Ruth E. van Reken (2014)

Food / Eten

  • Ik ben een planteneter – Net als jij, Boele Ytsma (2014)
  • Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, T. Colin Campbell (2013)
  • The China Study, T. Colin Campbell (2013)
  • In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, Michael Pollan (2013)
  • Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer (2013)

Faith / Geloof

  • The will of God as a Way of Life: How to make every decision with peace and confidence, Jerry Sittser (2015)
  • The Spirit of the Disciplines – Understanding how God changes lives, Dallas Willard (2015)
  • Celebration of Discipline – The Path to Spiritual Growth, Richard J. Foster (2014)
  • Fight – A Christian Case for Nonviolence, Preston Sprinkle (2014)
  • The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis (2014)
  • The Prodigal God, Timothy Keller (2014)
  • The Meaning of Marriage, Timothy Keller (2014)
  • The Freedom of Self Forgetfulness, Timothy Keller (2014)
  • A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head and Calling her husband ‘Master’, Rachel Held Evans (2013)
  • Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions, Rachel Held Evans (2013)
  • Jesus for President, Shane Claiborne and Chris Haw (2013)
  • Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, John Piper (2012)
  • One Thousand Gifts: A dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, Ann Voskamp (2012)
  • Hoe Jezus de wereld op zijn kop zet (en mijn leven ook) – Shane Claiborne (2011)
  • Volg jij Mij – Hoe je groeit in radicaal discipelschap, Hans van der Lee (2010)
  • In alle redelijkheid – Christelijk geloof voor welwillende sceptici, Tim Keller (2010)

Art / Kunst

  • Saving Leonardo: A call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals and Meaning, Nancy Pearcey (2012)

Education & Child raising / Opvoeding & Onderwijs

  • The Mission of Motherhood: Touching Your Child’s Heart of Eternity, Sally Clarkson (2012)
  • School Education, Volume 3 of the Charlotte Mason Series, Charlotte Mason (2012)
  • Parents and Children, Volume 2 of the Charlotte Mason Series, Charlotte Mason (2012)
  • Home Education, Volume 1 of the Charlotte Mason Series, Charlotte Mason (2011)
  • A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning, Karen Andreola (2011)
  • For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School, Susan Schaeffer Macaulay (2011)
  • Romancing your Child’s Heart, Monte Swan (2010)
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp (2010)
  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers, Gordon Neufeld en Gabor Mate (2010)
  • Grace Based Parenting, Tim Kimmel (2010)
  • Our Babies, Ourselves: How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent, Meredith F. Small (2010)

Economy & Development / Economie & Ontwikkeling

  • The White Man’s Burden – Waarom heeft ontwikkelingshulp meer kwaad dan goed gedaan?, William Easterly (2009)
  • Het einde van de armoede – Hoe we dit doel binnen twintig jaar kunnen bereiken, Jeffrey Sachs (2009)
  • Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America, John Charles Chasteen (2008)
  • Paarden, Zwaarden en Ziektekiemen, Jared Diamond (2007)
  • Westernizing the Third World: The Eurocentricity of Economic Development Theories, Ozay Mehmet (2000)

{Last updated: 28-05-2016}


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