Daniël van der Winden
Daniël van der Winden
v1 •  2022

“Books are a means of listening to the thoughts of others so that you can hear
your own thoughts more clearly.”

“Books are a means of listening to the thoughts of others so that you can hear your own thoughts more clearly.”

Every year (since 2019) I keep an overview of the books I've read, and select ten books that stuck with me most—I hope you find something surprising. Each book links to its corresponding page on Oku.

Every year (since 2019) I keep an overview of the books I've read, and select ten books that stuck with me most—I hope you find something surprising. Each book links to its corresponding page on Oku.

Dilla Time
Dan Charnas
Dilla Time
Dan Charnas
Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
Mark Mordue
Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
Mark Mordue
At Night All Blood Is Black
David Diop
At Night All Blood Is Black
David Diop
Essayism
Brian Dillon
Essayism
Brian Dillon
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
In Mijn Mand
Lieke Marsman
In Mijn Mand
Lieke Marsman
Dependency
Tove Ditlevsen
Dependency
Tove Ditlevsen
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong
Breasts And Eggs
Mieko Kawakami
Breasts And Eggs
Mieko Kawakami
Exit West
Mohsin Hamid
Exit West
Mohsin Hamid

2022 • ongoing

Afterlives
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Afterlives
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
Barbara Demick
Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
Barbara Demick
Real Estate
Deborah Levy
Real Estate
Deborah Levy
The Hour of the Star
Clarice Lispector
The Hour of the Star
Clarice Lispector
Revolusi
David van Reybrouck
Revolusi
David van Reybrouck
The Devil and Sonny Liston
Nick Tosches
The Devil and Sonny Liston
Nick Tosches
Too Much And Not The Mood
Durga Chew-Bose
Too Much And Not The Mood
Durga Chew-Bose
Whites
Otegha Uwagba
Whites
Otegha Uwagba
The Years
Annie Ernaux
The Years
Annie Ernaux
Autobiography of Red
Anne Carson
Autobiography of Red
Anne Carson

2021

Intimations
Zadie Smith
Intimations
Zadie Smith
Kudos
Rachel Cusk
Kudos
Rachel Cusk
Underland
Robert Macfarlane
Underland
Robert Macfarlane
Year Of The Monkey
Patti Smith
Year Of The Monkey
Patti Smith
How To Be An Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
How To Be An Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa
The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa
Antkind
Charlie Kaufman
Antkind
Charlie Kaufman
The Situation And The Story
Vivian Gornick
The Situation And The Story
Vivian Gornick
The Snow Leopard
Peter Matthiessen
The Snow Leopard
Peter Matthiessen
The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner
The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner

2020

The Cost Of Living
Deborah Levy
The Cost Of Living
Deborah Levy
The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson
The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson
Outline
Rachel Cusk
Outline
Rachel Cusk
Another Country
James Baldwin
Another Country
James Baldwin
The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Grand Hotel Europa
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer
Grand Hotel Europa
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer
The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs
Steve Brusatte
The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs
Steve Brusatte
The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
Play It As It Lays
Joan Didion
Play It As It Lays
Joan Didion
Tokyo Ueno Station
Yu Miri
Tokyo Ueno Station
Yu Miri

2019

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Dilla Time
Dan Charnas
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong
At Night All Blood Is Black
David Diop
Breasts And Eggs
Mieko Kawakami
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
Mark Mordue
Essayism
Brian Dillon
Exit West
Mohsin Hamid
In Mijn Mand
Lieke Marsman
Dependency
Tove Ditlevsen

2022 • ongoing

Afterlives
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Whites
Otegha Uwagba
Real Estate
Deborah Levy
The Years
Annie Ernaux
Revolusi
David van Reybrouck
Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
Barbara Demick
The Hour Of The Star
Clarice Lispector
Autobiography Of Red
Anne Carson
Too Much And Not The Mood
Durga Chew-Bose
The Devil And Sonny Liston
Nick Tosches

2021

Intimations
Zadie Smith
Kudos
Rachel Cusk
Underland
Robert Macfarlane
The Snow Leopard
Peter Matthiessen
How To Be An Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
The Situation And The Story
Vivian Gornick
Year Of The Monkey
Patti Smith
The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner
Antkind
Charlie Kaufman
The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa

2020

The Cost of Living
Deborah Levy
The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson
Outline
Rachel Cusk
Play It As It Lays
Joan Didion
The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
Another Country
James Baldwin
Tokyo Ueno Station
Yu Miri
The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs
Steve Brusatte
Grand Hotel Europa
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer

2019

Dilla Time
Dan Charnas
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong
At Night All Blood Is Black
David Diop
Breasts And Eggs
Mieko Kawakami
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
Mark Mordue
Essayism
Brian Dillon
Exit West
Mohsin Hamid
In Mijn Mand
Lieke Marsman
Dependency
Tove Ditlevsen

2022 • ongoing

Afterlives
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Whites
Otegha Uwagba
Real Estate
Deborah Levy
The Years
Annie Ernaux
Revolusi
David van Reybrouck
Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
Barbara Demick
The Hour Of The Star
Clarice Lispector
Autobiography Of Red
Anne Carson
Too Much And Not The Mood
Durga Chew-Bose
The Devil And Sonny Liston
Nick Tosches

2021

Intimations
Zadie Smith
Kudos
Rachel Cusk
Underland
Robert Macfarlane
The Snow Leopard
Peter Matthiessen
How To Be An Antiracist
Ibram X. Kendi
The Situation And The Story
Vivian Gornick
Year Of The Monkey
Patti Smith
The Mars Room
Rachel Kushner
Antkind
Charlie Kaufman
The Memory Police
Yoko Ogawa

2020

The Cost of Living
Deborah Levy
The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson
Outline
Rachel Cusk
Play It As It Lays
Joan Didion
The Water Dancer
Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead
Another Country
James Baldwin
Tokyo Ueno Station
Yu Miri
The Rise And Fall Of The Dinosaurs
Steve Brusatte
Grand Hotel Europa
Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer

2019

v1 •  2022
Dilla Time
Dan Charnas

2022 • ongoing

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Ocean Vuong
At Night All Blood Is Black
David Diop
Breasts And Eggs
Mieko Kawakami
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho
Boy On Fire: The Young Nick Cave
Mark Mordue
Essayism
Brian Dillon
Exit West
Mohsin Hamid
In Mijn Mand
Lieke Marsman
Dependency
Tove Ditlevsen
Afterlives
Abdulrazak Gurnah

2021

Whites
Otegha Uwagba
Real Estate
Deborah Levy
The Years
Annie Ernaux
Revolusi
David van Reybrouck
Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street
Barbara Demick
The Hour of the Star
Clarice Lispector