Jerry Holt writes about finding kindred spirits who love crime novels like he does while teaching in Bergen, Norway, as a Fulbright scholar.
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Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt shares his experience of teaching literary noir to university students in Bergen, Norway, and in Indiana.
Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt recommends three Icelandic crime novels by authors Eva Björg Ægisdóttir, Ragnar Jónasson, and Arnaldur Indriðason.
Jerry Holt reviews Silje Ulstein’s book, Reptile Memoirs, a Norwegian literary thriller set on the fjords of Ålesund and Kristiansund in Norway.
Jerry Holt reports that the 2007 Norwegian crime novel, Bitre Blomster (Bitter Flowers), by Gunnar Staalesen, will be released in English in May.
For the travel issue, Jerry Holt brings us a new episode of Crime Corner featuring Irish author John Banville.
Jerry Holt writes about a book and two movies that cover the Dyatlov Pass incident, in which nine hikers died in Russia’s Ural Mountains in 1959.
Jerry Holt reviews The Minnesota Trilogy, which includes The Land of Dreams, Only the Dead, and The Ravens, by Norwegian author Vidar Sundstøl.
Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt recommends The
Spy Who Came in from the Cold and A Most Wanted Man, films based on books,
for your holiday viewing fun.
Crime Corner’s Jerry Holt recommends some Nordic noir favorites with boxed sets and specialty gifts available just in time for the holidays.