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Parliament lion salvaged

Historic coat of arms, saved from garbage in 1975, has now been fully restored Pieter Wijnen Norway Today The frame of what turned out to be the parliamentary hall’s original Coat of Arms (from...

Pete's Baby

Pete’s Baby

fiction by M.E. Purfield Gussie Dietz drove Pete Carr’s “baby” white Firebird up New Jersey Parkway on their way to Montclair, on the promise she would take good care of it. The young FBI...

mackerel

Holy mackerel!

Summer salad features fish and potatoes Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor When the temperature starts to climb in the summer, I look for meals that don’t require an oven. And if a...

Helene Uri

Barbara Sjoholm interviews Helene Uri

Languages, histories & parents: Barbara Sjoholm Port Townsend, Wash. As the translator of Clearing Out, I’m delighted to introduce the Norwegian author Helene Uri and her marvelously written and moving novel to a North...

Nor-Shipping

Nor-Shipping focuses on the environment

Blue & Green M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Nor-Shipping is a trade fair held over a workweek in the Oslo region in May-June of odd-numbered years. As the name implies, it is a key...

barnebokklubb

Barneblad: Start your own Barnebokklubb

A monthy feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall With a break from school, summer is a fun time for kids—but that doesn’t mean it’s not a...

Ronia

Yell with Ronia

Book review Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter is a charming coming-of-age story written in 1981, 36 years after Astrid Lindgren launched her popular Pippi Longstocking books. Ronia is born to a...

Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Norse connection

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Tolkien mania has hit New York. First there was the record-breaking ticket sales for the exhibit, Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth at the Morgan Library & Museum. Two days before...

Norway House library

Norway House opens lending library

Connecting through literature Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. The bookshelves at Norway House are now filled with literature featuring Nordic, Nordic-American, and Minnesotan authors. The lending library at Norway House furthers the organization’s mission to...