Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
dismiss
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

LibraryThing Author:
Nicole van Klaveren

Nicole van Klaveren is a LibraryThing Author, an author who lists their personal library on LibraryThing.

See Nicole van Klaveren's author page.

Search Nicole_VanK's books

Members with Nicole_VanK's books

Member connections

Friends: .Monkey., 50Watts, AmanteLibros, AMZoltai, Ankher, AnnieMod, arnzen, BrianKeene, callmejacx, dkhiggin, emmaliminal, HenriMoreaux, jasbro, KristineKStevens, Kushana, Librarynymph, LolaWalser, marc_beherec, MikeKo, PhaedraB, phoenix718, snellius, soniaandree, stellarexplorer, the_red_shoes, TheStrawberryMoon, tmmatthews

Interesting library: 49shelves, AboutDrawing, AdocentynLibrary, Africansky1, annamorphic, antiquary, ArtHistoryToday1, Bernician, bibliophiles, bibrarybookslut, brian_dare, bwogilvie, carptrash, CatharinaL, chelseagirl, chilperic, collo01, CrankyProfessor, curatrix, David.Bowie.Library, dcbyron, deirdread, Dettingmeijer, EdwardEinhorn, Efelix, efeltonf, egyptophile, enkyklios, EstherD, Estherevanduijn, FrancoiseHenryRR, FRITSPHGROENEVELD, gael_williams, Garp83, Harry_Houdini, heksenwaag, henkl, hersch, honeyrococo, JanWillemNoldus, jcbrunner, jkpdc, johannab66, John_Steenwinkel, johnandlisa, johninvienna, jonathaneum, jrochest, Kaj.Nielsen, kauders, Keeline51 more, kheperu, LadyLovecraft, LilaR, lilinah, LolaWalser, luc196, Lucretius, Makifat, Maretak, margaretrietveld, mariamontgomery, MarthaJeanne, medievalmama, Michael_Nehora, naprous, nederboek, NiekRavensbergen, papyri, paradoxosalpha, Peter_Bookling, petervanbeveren, PhaedraB, poliphilus, popa, pranogajec, RitasRelics, RobertMorrisLibrary, Romanus, saskiaberanek, Savages, setnahkt, sherman.clarke, slothman, Sparafucil, teenygozer, Teviotdale, Theunissen, Toledoth, tylermuseumofart, ushishir, vanhalewijn, vscarlett, WAAC23library, waltherkok, warrenf, white.swan, WhiteLotus, wordgarden, yhoitink, yvlind1, zeewagen

Contacts: booksmatter, connie53, guido47, justjim, klarusu, Louve_de_mer, rybie2, skittles, Sylak, TheoClarke

Fav. Legacy Libraries: BramStoker, ComtedeFortsas, FrankensteinsMonster, geraldgardner, JohnDee, LeonardodaVinci, Lewis_Carroll, Marquis_de_Sade, MatthiasCorvinus, micheldemontaigne, Rembrandt, UnionFirstPurchase, VoltaireLibrary

Interesting non-personal libraries: BannedBooksLibrary, IraqiInstitute, MediaAcademie, miskatoniclibrary, museumofarchaeology, rietveld, SFCinematheque, UCBMesopotamia, UofGHistoryofArt

Member gallery (3)

(see all 3 pictures)

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

Nicole_VanK's reviews

Reviews of Nicole_VanK's books, not including Nicole_VanK's

Helper badges

Author CombinationAuthor NeverersAuthor PicturesCommon KnowledgeCover FlaggersCover UploadingDistinct AuthorsExterminatorHelperLink AddingSpam-Member FlaggingTag CombinationsTag TranslationsTalk Spam-FightingVoting: Cover flaggingVoting: HelpersVoting: Picture flaggingVoting: Tag combinationVoting: Tag translationsVoting: Work spamWork CombinationWork RelationshipsWork SeparationsBookstoresVenue PhotosLibrariesVenue CombinationsWork-Spam FlaggingCoverGuessLegacy LagniappePumpkin PieRogue's RoseFiverTenner

 

Member: Nicole_VanK

CollectionsYour library (4,752), Art History (1,494), Film|Television (168), Music (331), Other Arts (224), Art|Craft Practice (256), History (814), Non-European Cultures (348), Philosophy|Religion (384), Society|Politics (248), Leftist Stuff (96), Human Rights (80), Media|Journalism (56), Mathematics|Science (125), Linguistics (74), Literature|Fiction (619), Cartoons|Comics (579), Computerology (22), Medicine|Healt|Etc. (62), Gender|Sexuality (104), Quiltbag (149), Food|Cooking (52), Reference (79), Misc. Non-Fiction (86), Favorites (14), Enfer (102), Exhibitions (295), Arthuriana (20), Beatlemania (14), Carrolliana (162), Draculiana (8), HHGG (12), Holmesiana (3), Poohiana (8), Pythoniana (30), Temple Studies (41), Tolkieniana (23), Toonderiana (93), Yog-Sothothery (48), Read but unowned (51), Seen but not owned (53), Stolen|Not Returned (48), Discarded (26), Available for Adoption (46), Parental Books (163), Wishlist (59), Might be interesting (178), E-Books (113), Motion Pictures (239), Sound Recordings (300), Other Stuff (67), All collections (5,166)

Reviews35 reviews

Tags20th Century (471), Painting (447), ULTB (402), Juvenile (Comics &c) (393), Dutch Art|Architecture (373), Cultural History (369), Humour (331), General Art History (322), Netherlands (310), 19th Century (295) — see all tags

MediaNot set (1), Book (4,556), Paper Book (4,438), Ebook (117), Sound Recording (300), CD sound recording (46), Phono record sound recording (254), Video Recording (243), DVD (81), VHS (110), DVD & Blu-Ray (1), Other (66), Software (1), Art Print (35), Map (1)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

Recommendations7 recommendations

About meThe user formerly known as "BarkingMatt" Pronouns she/her
Art Historian by training.
Cartoonist / Illustrator / Animator by trade.
Curious by nature.

Ravenous and near omnivorous reader, and compulsive book hoarder.
Some favorite topics:
- nonsense & absurd humor
- anything Lewis Carroll (but especially collecting pastiches, parodies and continuations of Alice)
- the Temple of Jerusalem (no, I'm not a freemason, but I'm fascinated by its influence on architectural theory and its many - hugely differing - reconstructions)
- the history of magic (no, I don't even try to practice it, I merely think it's a fascinating piece of cultural history)
- guilty pleasure: I like supernatural horror (especially the "pulpy" Cthulhu Mythos stuff)
- and, as a result of the two above combined, I also collect versions of the Necronomicon, especially those pretending to be the "only real one" ;-)
- Oh, and I have a thing for Indonesian cookery. That's heritage though. I'm Indo-Dutch.

Combiners!

If you have a question about or a problem with any combination work I've done, please feel free to leave me a comment. No offense will be taken.


Same goes for any incorrect entries in my library - I'd rather know if, for example, there's a wrong author attributed to something.

About my libraryThis essentially represents my actual library (though I only listed about 80 % so far). Covers, ratings, tags and collections are a work in progress.
With the advent of collections I've added a wishlist for my own convenience + some books in "Read but unowned" (far from exhaustive).
And no, I have not read all of these books cover to cover. Perish the thought - I would have nothing new to read in the house. But then again, there are many books that I have read which are not present in my own library - sometimes to my chagrin. I will probably be adding some to the "Read but not Owned" collection, but with 50 years of reading behind me I couldn't possibly list them all. For example: sure I've read Huckleberry Finn, The Count of Monte-Christo, The Three Musketeers, Robinson Crusoe, etc., etc., etc. But I can't for the life of me recall if they were the real deal or abridgments, let alone any edition specifics.

[Okay. I've succumbed. From March 19, 2010 I'm also listing some of my non-book stuff here. I have them for reasons related to my books, so in my mind they're not a separate thing.]

[Okay, I've succumbed again. As of December 2, 2019 I'm also listing movies that I don't have - but had some real influence on me. Darn, I made films for a living. It would be silly not to list at least some of them. How and why they influenced me is for me to know and you to guess. It might just be their skills at editing.]

Ratings (don't use them much, but if I do):
***** Wonderful.
**** Good.
*** Okay.
** Disappointing.
* Dismal.
Half stars may be used if I can't quite make up my mind.

PLEASE NOTE: The mere fact that I own a book does not mean I necessarily like it or endorse its contents.

ETA: I've created a "might be interesting" collection, so my "wishlist" will only contain works I'm fairly sure I really want to have a copy.

GroupsAncient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Antique and vintage books, Archaeology, BannedBooksLibrary, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Bookshelf of the Damned, Bug Collectors, Cheese!show all groups

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles Baudelaire, Algernon Blackwood, Ramsey Campbell, Lewis Carroll, Tracy Chapman, Denis Diderot, Leonor Fini, André Franquin, John Gage, E. H. Gombrich, René Goscinny, Robert van Gulik, Francis Haskell, Johan Huizinga, M. R. James, Alfred Jarry, Walt Kelly, Thé Tjong-Khing, Comte de Lautréamont, Claude Lecouteux, Thomas A. P. van Leeuwen, Norman McLaren, Georges Méliès, László Moholy-Nagy, Barnett Newman, Erwin Panofsky, Raphael Patai, Hugo Pratt, Monty Python, Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy, Jessica Rawson, Arthur Rimbaud, Félicien Rops, Joseph Rykwert, Miguel de Cervantes, Ronald Searle, Władysław Starewicz, Ralph Steadman, Jan Švankmajer, Jonathan Swift, Jiří Trnka, Frances A. Yates (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresBoekhandel Robert Premsela, Burgersdijk & Niermans, International Theatre & Film Books, The American Book Center

Favorite librariesKoninklijke Bibliotheek - National Library of the Netherlands, Openbare Bibliotheek Den Haag - Centrale Bibliotheek, Rijksmuseum Research Library, Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden

Other favoritesMuseum Meermanno|Huis van het boek, Letterkundig Museum, Boekenmarkt op het Plein, Boekenmarkt op het Lange Voorhout

Favorite listsAlternative Alices, Best Egyptology Books

Real nameNicole van Klaveren

LocationNetherlands

Account typepublic

URLs /profile/Nicole_VanK (profile)
/catalog/Nicole_VanK (library)

Member sinceDec 19, 2007

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 146,490,503 books! | Top bar: Always visible