Jonathan van het Reve is a writer and columnist. In june 2007, he published his first novel, De boot en het meisje. He has been a columnist with Het Parool since 2008, and was a weekly contributor to Vrij Nederland between 2009 and 2011. From 2012, he has been writing columns for De Volkskrant. With Diede de Jong, he wrote a literary cookbook, Koken voor vrouwen, which came out in 2010.