Category: Arts & Entertainment

Walter presents Norwegian drama

This streaming service brings individually selected international dramas to American audiences—including Norway’s Valkyrien and Young & Promising Molly Jones The Norwegian American Each year, countries around the world are producing brilliant, groundbreaking dramas for...

An evening of Nordic literature

Representatives from four Nordic nations chat about what makes their literature special Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center at George Mason University, in conjunction with the Embassies of Denmark,...

Fifty Norwegian books and counting

This impressive reading list has something for every reader who loves Norway—from classics to contemporary, fiction and non-fiction, translations and English originals Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Washington, D.C., Sons of Norway lodge...

A history of money

Celebrating the bicentennial of Norges Bank M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Friday, June 14, 1816, two years and four weeks after the Norwegian Constitution was signed on the 17th of May, Norges Bank...

A small country with big numbers

How Norway’s book sector thrives despite the country’s small population M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway is a country of readers. Some 93 percent of the population reads books other than schoolbooks and required...

Book review: Norse Mythology

John Erik Stacy The Norwegian American Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology is a great read and, for me, answered questions and made connections to names I know in modern Norway. As a student, I was...