In dit register vind je bijna alle non-fictie-boeken die ik in de periode 2008 tot mei 2023 gelezen heb.

* Een titel met een asterisk is een echte aanrader.

Archeologie en geschiedenis

David W. Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel and Language (VS 2008)
Karen Armstrong, A Short History of Myth (GB 2005)
* Louis Beyens, De graangodin (België 2004)
Marc Bloch, Feudal Society: Vol 1 (Fr 1939)
Marc Bloch, Feudal Society: Vol. 2 (Fr 1939)
Dick E.H. de Boer, Emo's reis (Nl 2011)
Karin Bojs, Mijn Europese familie: De laatste 54.000 jaren (Zweden 2015)
 * Peter Brown, The World of Late Antiquity (VS 1971)
Peter Brown, The Making of Late Antiquity (VS 1978)
* Helen Castor, Blood and Roses (GB 2006)
Helen Castor, She-Wolves: The Women Who Rules England Before Elizabeth (GB 2010)
H.R. Ellis Davidson, Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe (GB 1988)
Judith Flanders, The Making of Home (GB 2014)
Margalit Fox, The Riddle of the Labyrinth (VS 2013)
Antonia Fraser, The Weaker Vessel (GB 1984)
* Charles Freeman, The Closing of the Western Mind (GB 2002) 

* Ruth Goodman, How To Be a Victorian (GB 2013) 
* David Grann, The Lost City of Z (VS 2009)
Christopher Hadley, Hollow Places (GB 2019)
Judith Herrin, Byzantium (GB 2007)
R. Hodges en D. Whitehouse, Mohammed, Charlemagne, and the Origins of Europe (GB 1983)

Tom Holland, Persian Fire (GB 2005)
Tom Holland, Millennium (GB 2008)
* Johan Huizinga, Hersttij der Middeleeuwen (Nl 1919)
Amin Maalouf, 'Rovers, Christenhonden, Vrouwenschenners' (Fr 1984)

* J.R. en W.H. McNeill, The Human Web: A Bird's Eye View of World History (VS 2003)
Ian Mortimer, The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England (GB 2008)
Henri Pirenne, Medieval Cities (Be 1925)

* Michael Pye, The Edge of the World: How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are (GB 2014)
David Reich, Who We Are and How We Got Here (VS 2018)
Colin Renfrew, Prehistory: The Making of the Human Mind (GB 2007)
Hallie Rubenhold, Lady Worsley's Whim (GB 2008)
* Russell Shorto, The Island at the Center of the World (VS 2004)
Carl Stephenson, Mediaeval Feudalism (VS 1942)
Marlies Stoter, Diane Spiekhout (red.) Wij Vikingen: Friezen en Vikingen in het kustgebied van de Lage Landen (Nl 2019)
* Kate Summerscale, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (GB 2008)
Barbara Tuchman, A Distant Mirror (VS 1978)
Alison Weir, Eleanor of Aquitaine (1999)
Peter S. Wells, Barbarians to Angels (VS 2008)

Frank Westerman, De graanrepubliek (Nl 1999, 2013) 
Derek Wilson, Charlemagne: The Great Adventure (GB 2005)
Simon Winchester, The Professor and the Mad Man (GB 1999)
* Lucy Worsley, If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home (GB 2011)


Philip Ball, Universe of Stone (GB 2008)
Dick E.H. de Boer, Emo's reis (Nl 2011)
Alain de Botton, The Architecture of Happiness (GB 2006)
Maarten Doorman, Paralipomena (Nl 2007)
Carola Hicks, The King's Glass (GB 2007)
Eric Karpeles, Paintings in Proust (VS 2008)
Eric Siblin, The Cello Suites (VS 2010)
Junichiro Tanizaki, In Praise of Shadows (Japan, 1933)

Filosofie, religie, sociale wetenschappen 

Karen Armstrong, A History of God (GB 1993)
Karen Armstrong, A Short History of Myth (GB 2005)
* Sarah Bakewell, How to Live (GB 2010)
Simon Blackburn, Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (GB 2001)
* Alain de Botton, How Proust Can Change Your Life (GB 1997)

Susan Cain, Quiet (VS 2012)
* Cordelia Fine, Delusions of Gender (VS 2010)
* Daniel Goleman en Richard Davidson, Altered Traits:
Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body (VS 2017)
Tenzin Gyatso (Dalai Lama), The World of Tibetan Buddhism (Tibet 1995)
* Tenzin Gyatso (Dalai Lama) en Howard C. Cutler, De kunst van het geluk (Tibet/VS 1998)
Stine Jensen, Go East (Nl 2015)
Kim Knott, Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction (GB 1998)
Steven Laureys, Het no-nonsense meditatieboek: over hoe bewust zijn je mentale en fysieke gezondheid kan versterken (België 2019)
* Sara Maitland, A Book of Silence (GB 2008)
Scott O. Lilienfeld et al, 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology (VS 2009)
Samir Okasha, Philophy of Science: A Very Short Introdutcion (GB 2002)
* Rob Riemen, Adel van de geest (Nl 2008)
Mark Rowlands, The Philosopher and the Wolf (GB 2008)


David W. Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel and Language (VS 2008)
David Bellos, Is That a Fish in Your Ear? (GB 2011)
Irene Pepperberg, Alex & Me (VS 2008)
Sue Savage-Rumbaugh en Roger Lewin, Kanzi (VS 1994)
Nicoline van der Sijs, 15 eeuwen Nederlandse taal (Nl 2019) 


* Richard Dawkins, The Ancestor’s Tale (GB 2004)

* Edzard Ernst en Simon Singh, Trick or Treatment? (GB 2008)
John Gribbin, Deep Simplicity (GB 2004)
Marc Hauser, Wild Minds (VS 2000)
Martin Rees, Just Six Numbers (GB 1999)
Lee Smolin, Three Roads to Quantum Gravity (VS 2000)


Peter Allison, Whatever You Do, Don't Run (Australië 2007)
Sam Baldwin, For Fukui's Sake: Two Years in Rural Japan (GB 2011)
Dick E.H. de Boer, Emo's reis (Nl 2011)
* Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel (GB 2002)

Lord Dufferin, Letters from High Latitudes (Ier 1856)
Patrick Leigh Fermor, A Time to Keep Silence (GB 1953)
* Patrick Leigh Fermor, A Time of Gifts (GB 1977)
* Patrick Leigh Fermor, Between the Woods and the Water (GB 1986)
* Patrick Leigh Fermor, The Broken Road (GB 2013)
William Fiennes, The Snow Geese (GB 2002) 
Peter Fleming, Brazilian Adventure (GB 1932)
* David Grann, The Lost City of Z (VS 2009)
Vasili Grossman, Reis door Armenië (Rusland 1988)
Pico Iyer, Autumn Light (GB 2019)
Susie Kelly, The Valley of Heaven and Hell (GB 2011)
Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air (VS 1997)
* Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (GB 1969)
Ton van der Lee, Solitaire (Nl 2001)

Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams (VS 1986)
* Robert MacFarlane, The Old Ways (GB 2012)
Tim Mackintosh-Smith, Travels With a Tangerine (GB 2010)
Geert Mak, De brug (Nl 2007)
* Sara Maitland, Gossip from the Forrest (GB 2012)
Pete McCarthy, The Road to McCarthy (GB 2002) 
Marie Mutsuki Mockett, Where the Dead Pause and the Japanese Say Goodbye (VS 2015) 
Tim Moore, Frost on my Moustache (GB 1999)
Michael Palin, Himalaya (GB 2005)
* Gary Paulsen, Winterdance (VS 1995)
Laurens van der Post, The Lost World of the Kalahari (Zuid-Afrika 1958)

Chris Stewart, Driving over Lemons (GB 1999)
Chris Stewart, A Parrot in the Pepper Tree (GB 2002)
Chris Stewart, The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society (GB 2006) 
Chris Stewart, Last Days of the Bus Club (GB 2014)
* P.F. Thomése, Grillroom Jeruzalem (Nl 2011) 
Carolijn Visser, Tibetaanse perziken (Nederland 2003)


* Neil Ansell, Deep Country (GB 2011)

* Sarah Bakewell, How to Live (GB 2010)
Alan Bennett, The Lady in the Van (GB 1989)
James Bowen, A Streetcat Named Bob (GB 2012)
Oliver Broudy, The Saint (VS 2011)
Bill Bryson, Shakespeare: The World as a Stage (VS 2007)

Lewis Buzbee, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (VS 2006)
Shaun Bythell, The Diary of a Bookseller (GB 2017)
T.E. Carhart, The Pianoshop on the Left Bank (VS 2000) 
Fethiye Çetin, Het geheim van mijn grootmoeder (Turkije 2004) 
Agatha Christie, Come, Tell Me How You Live (GB 1946)
* Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (VS 1845)
Aida Edemariam, The Wife's Tale (Ethiopië 2018)
Jessica A. Fox, Three Things You Need to Know About Rockets (VS 2013)
Joe Harkness, Bird Therapy (GB 2019)
Tony Judt, The Memory Chalet (GB 2011)
Etgar Keret, Zeven vette jaren (Israël 2014)
Stephen King, On Writing (VS 2000)
Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie (GB 1959)
* Helen Macdonald, H is for Hawk (GB 2014)
* Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes (VS 1996)

Nega Mezlekia, Notes from the Hyena's Belly (Ethiopië 2000)
Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I talk About Running (Japan 2007)
Dervla Murphy, Wheels Within Wheels (Ierland 1979)
Stacey O'Brien, Wesley the Owl (VS 2008)
Irene Pepperberg, Alex & Me (VS 2008)

Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Mijn leven met Mozart (Frankrijk 2005)
Lynn Schooler, The Blue Bear (VS 2002)
David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day (VS 2000)
Christopher Skaife, The Ravenmaster (GB 2018)
* Flora Thompson, Lark Rise (GB 1939) (de ster geldt ook voor de vervolgdelen)
Flora Thompson, Over to Candleford (GB 1942)
Flora Thompson, Candleford Green (GB 1943)

* Esther Woolfson, Corvus: A Life With Birds (GB 2008)
Zu Xiao-Wei, The Secret Piano (China 2006)
* Stefan Zweig, The World of Yesterday (Oostenrijk 1942)

Essays, letteren

* Ian Bostridge, Schubert's Winter Journey (GB 2014)
Jonathan Biss, Beethoven's Shadow (VS 2011)
* Alain de Botton, How Proust Can Change Your Life (GB 1997)
* Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel (GB 2002) 
Jonathan Culler, Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction (VS 1997)
William Deresiewicz, A Jane Austen Education (VS 2011)
Maarten Doorman, Paralipomena (Nl 2007)
* Edward Hirsch, How to Read a Poem (VS 1999)
* Jane Hirshfield, The Heart of Haiku (VS 2011)
* Anne Fadiman, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader (VS 1998)
* Anne Fadiman, At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays (VS 2007)
Alan Jacobs, The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction (VS 2011)
Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams (VS 2014)
Tony Judt, The Memory Chalet (GB 2011)
Stephen King, On Writing (VS 2000)
* Rudy Kousbroek, De aaibaarheidsfactor (Nl 1969)
* Rudy Kousbroek, Medereizigers (Nl 2009)

* David Lodge, The Art of Fiction (GB 1992)
Robert MacFarlane, The Gifts of Reading (GB 2016)
* Sara Maitland, Gossip from the Forrest (GB 2012)
Brian McDonald, The Golden Theme (VS 2017)
Brian McDonald, Invisible Ink (VS 2017)
* Rónán McDonald, The Death of the Critic (GB 2008)
Rebecca Mead, The Road to Middlemarch (VS 2014)
John Mullan, How Novels Work (GB 2006)

* John Mullan, What Matters in Jane Austen? (GB 2012)
* Kate Summerscale, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (GB 2008)
James Wood, How Fiction Works (GB 2008)


Neil Forsyth, Delete This at Your Peril: The Bob Servant Emails (GB 2007)
Ann Hornaday, Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies (VS 2017)
* Sara Maitland, Gossip from the Forrest (GB 2012)
Ken Mogi, The Little Book of Ikigai (Japan 2017)
Katherine Swift, The Morville Hours (GB 2008)
Michael Jay Taylor, The Cat Manual (VS 2012)
William T. Volmann, Into the Forbidden Zone (VS 2011)
David Wolman, The Instigators (VS 2011)