Author: Christine Foster Meloni

Christine Foster Meloni is professor emerita at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She has degrees in Italian literature, linguistics, and philosophy of education, and a doctorate in international education.

Autumn by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Christine Foster Meloni reviews the novel Autumn by Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard, in English translation by Ingvild Burkey.

Wendy Swallow

Searching for Nora

In a new novel, writer Wendy Swallow imagines the life that Nora, Ibsen’s protagonist from A Doll’s House, lived after the controversial ending of the play.

The Whisperer

The Whisperer by Karin Fossum

Karin Fossum continues to deserve the title of Norway’s Queen of Crime. Her latest novel, The Whisperer, is a riveting read.

Crying Hands

Crying Hands immerses theatergoers

Norway’s National Deaf Theater, staged its U.S. premiere of Crying Hands: Deaf People in Hitler’s Germany at the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater in D.C.