Marcel Grauls (74) has worked for more than thirty years as a journalist for the Belgian newspaper 'Het Belang van Limburg', initially as a foreign editor, later as editor-in-chief and editor-in-chief.

From 2000 to 2002 he wrote a weekly column about inventors for the VRT 1 radio program 'Boys & Science'.

He was a columnist for the Dutch magazine 'De Ingenieur' and the weekend magazine of the 'Algemeen Dagblad'. Since the end of 2011, he has been writing a weekly review of non-fiction books for 'Het Belang van Limburg' and a weekly column 'The word of the week'.

For the two categories, that is now each time just under 500 pieces.

Main books:

  • 1980 – From the mouth of hell
    Under the pseudonym H. Ter-Nedden - portraits of Latin American writers
  • 1991 – Bintje and Kalashnikov
    Eponym dictionary
  • 1995 – Inventors of everyday life
    2 parts
  • 1997 – The crowning glory of the brand
    Portraits of brand makers
  • 1999 – Know who you eat
    How famous figures ended up on the menu
  • 2000 – The inventors of everyday life
    Nominated in the Netherlands for best popular science book of the year.
  • 2001 – My name is Haas
    How historical figures ended up in the dictionary
  • 2003 – The Ferrari Horse and Other Automotive Biographies
    The life stories of car builders
  • 2006 – Made in Japan
    The people behind thirteen major Japanese brands
  • 2009 – Simply genius!
    How 100 inventors came up with a great idea
  • 2010 – From Aspirin to Vitamin
    The people behind inventions and discoveries from the nursing world

Published in Norwegian:

  • 2001 – Kjenn dine pappenheimere!
    Spartacus Forlag, Oslo. Pocket editions in 2004 and 2009
  • 2005 – Crowns pa merket
    Spartacus Forlag, Oslo. Pocket editions in 2005 and 2009

Published in Swedish:

  • 2000 – 33 Uppfinningar som förändrat vara liv
    Ordalaget Bokförlag.
  • 2003 – 33 Uppfinningar som förändrat vara liv
    Ordalaget Bokförlag. Pocket edition.
  • 2001 – Bintje och Kalashnikov
    Ordalaget Bokförlag
  • 2002 – Bintje och Kalashnikov
    Ordalaget Bokförlag. Pocket edition.
  • 2012 – Kalashnikov, Don Juan and Barbie
    Ordalaget Bokförlag

Published in French:

  • 1994 – Les inventeurs de la vie quotidienne
    2 parts

Published in German:

  • 1999 – Lord Sandwich und Nellie Melba
    Wie berühmte Persönlichkeiten auf der Speisekarte landeten, ed. Cable ,, Munich
  • 2001 – Lord Sandwich und Nellie Melba
    Pocket edition in 2001 at Piper verlag, Munich