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13 Dutch Books to Get Cozy Warm This Winter (2022-2023)

13 Dutch Books to Get Cozy Warm This Winter (2022-2023)

Why not read a book by a Dutch or Flemish author? Here you will find a selection of books that recently have been translated into English, most of them with the support of the Dutch Foundation for Literature or Flanders Literature. You’ll find more translated literature in this database.


Crackling Skulls

Author: Roger Van de Velde
Translator: Jonathan Reeder
Publisher: Snuggly Books
Original title: De knetterende schedels (Manteau, 1969/Uitgeverij Vrijdag, 2020)

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Author: Hanna Bervoets
Translator: Emma Rault
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Original title: Wat wij zagen (CPNB/Uitgeverij Pluim, 2021)

All Soul’s Day

Author: Cees Nooteboom
Translator: Susan Massotty
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Original title: Allerzielen (Atlas, 1998)

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The Orphans of Amsterdam

Author: Elle van Rijn
Translator: Jai van Essen
Publisher: Storyfire (Bookouture)
Original title: De crèche (Hollands Diep, 2020)

Single Ticket (In Strangers Within)

Author: Bruno De Wachter
Translator: Patrick Lennon
Publisher: Prototype Publishing
Original title: Enkele reis (2013)


In an Unguarded Moment

Author: Hanny Michaelis
Translator: Judith Wilkinson
Publisher: Shoestring Press
Original title: Verzamelde gedichten (Van Oorschot, 2011)



Author & illustrator: Mark Janssen
Publisher: Lemniscaat
Original title: Dromer (Lemniscaat, 2021)

Mr. Coats

Author & illustrator: Sieb Posthuma
Translator: David Colmer
Publisher: Levine Querido
Original title: Mannetje Jas (Querido, 2006)

Snot, Sneezes, and Superspreaders

Author: Marc ter Hors
Illustrator: Wendy Panders
Translator: Laura Watkinson
Publisher: Greystone Books
Original title: Viruswereld (Gottmer, 2021)

Kind Crocodile

Author & illustrator : Leo Timmers
Translator: Bill Nagerkerke
Publisher: Gecko Press
Original title: De lieve krokodil (Querido, 2021)


Hiding in Plain Sight

Author: Pieter van Os
Translator: David Doherty
Publisher: Scribe
Original title: Liever dier dan mens (Prometheus, 2019)

Jo van Gogh-Bonger

Author: Hans Luijten
Translator: Lynne Richards
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Original title: Alles voor Vincent (Prometheus, 2019)

Take 'em Down

Author: Simone van Saarloos
Translator: Liz Waters
Publisher: Musagetes Foundation
Original title: Herdenken herdacht (Prometheus, 2019)

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