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Raoul de Jong

Raoul de Jong

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Raoul de Jong (b. 1984) has written columns for SpunkNRC Handelsblad and Het Parool, as well as publishing five books. His first book was awarded the Dick Scherpenzeel Prize, and his most recent, The Indescribable Greatness of It All, was proclaimed Best Rotterdam Book. He is now writing a book about Suriname and its slave history.


Recent titles – English material available upon request:

Gesprekken met opa (Conversations with Grandpa), 2022

Jaguar Man (Jaguarman), 2020

Dagboek van een puber (Diary of an Adolescent), 2018

‘I am amazed at his youthful exuberance. What a book! (Fantastic hair too by the way)’ DAVID SEDARIS, author

‘Funny and recognisable.’ COSMOPOLITAN