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What I do

Some examples of my work:

Literature and non-fiction

‘Under the Knife’ by Arnold van de Laar, Hodder & Stoughton, London (delivered March 2017)

The Planet Hunters‘, by Lucas Ellerbroek (2017), Reaktion Books, London.

The Way of the Iceman by Wim Hof and Koen de Jong (2017), Dragon Door Publications, Little Canada, USA

‘Life on Two Wheels’ by Sjaak Lucassen, R1 Goes Extreme, 2016

‘Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market’ (2015) by Jan Breman, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam.

‘The Low Sky’ by Han van der Horst (fully revised and updated 7th edition forthcoming), Scriptum, Schiedam. This book, originally published in 1996, has sold more than 30,000 copies.

‘Dreamers‘ by Cornelis van den Berg (forthcoming), to be published in the UK by The Quiet Survivor.

‘Liberia: From the ideal of freedom to paradise lost’  (2015) by Fred van der Kraaij, African Studies Centre, Leiden.

‘The Making of a Man (2015) by Maxim Februari, Reaktion Books, London.

‘Deep Space: Beyond the Solar System to the End of the Universe and the Beginning of Time’ (2014) by Govert Schilling, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York.

‘The Encyclopedia of Liars and Deceivers’ (2014) by Roelf Bolt, Reaktion Books, London.

‘Why Hell Stinks of Sulfur’ (2013) by Salomon Kroonenberg, Reaktion Books, London.

‘How James Watt Invented the Copier’ (2012), by René Schils, Springer, New York.

In Byron’s Footsteps (2011) by Tessa de Loo, Haus/The Armchair Traveller, London.

Atlas of Astronomical Discoveries (2011) by Govert Schilling, Springer, New York.

The Hunt for Planet X (2009) by Govert Schilling, Springer, New York.

Several books for Professor Jan Breman of the University of Amsterdam on poverty in India, including ‘The Making and Unmaking of an Industrial Working Class’, ‘The Poverty Regime in Village India’and ‘Working in the Mill No More’, published by Oxford University Press.

A series of books on regions and cities in the Netherlands and abroad for Scriptum.

International relations and development cooperation

English language editor at The Broker, an independent thinknet on global development issues (2012-2015)

Annual Reports 2009, 2010 and 2011 for the Transnational Institute (writing)

‘Less Pretension, More Ambition’ (2010), report on the future of Dutch development cooperation for the WRR (translation, together with Howard Turner)

Yearbook on International Cooperation (annual), for CIDIN (editing and translation, together with Howard Turner)

‘10 Years of Europol’ (2009), book for Europol (writing)

Source South Asia (2008-9), online newsletter for IRC (writing)

Other texts

Website International Crew Services (writing)

Website Hellebrekers Technieken (translation)

Website Arcus BV (translation)

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