Jerry Holt offers his review of the recent English tranlation of Norwegian mystery author Gunnar Staalesen’s Fallen Angels.
Denmark and Norway facilitated the transportation of 100,000 enslaved peoples from West Africa to the Carribbean during the slave trading centuries.
Henning K. Sehmsdorf, a retired Scandinavian Studies professor, has published a new book on Norwegian traditions in the Pacific Northwest.
Courtney Olsen reviews Growing Up in Mussolini’s Fascist Italy, a new book by longtime contributor Christine Foster Meloni.
St. Olaf Professor Emeritus Odd Lovoll reviews Red River Girl (Jenta ved Red River), a bilingual edition of Orabel Josephine Thortvedt.
Terje Birkedal reviews renowned Viking scholar Neil Price’s new book, Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings.
Beth Kollé reviews the book Selbu Mittens, by Anne Bårdsgård, discussing Selbuvotter, among the most well-known items of Norwegian knitwear.
Christine Foster Meloni reviews the new book “So Much Longing in So Little Space: The Art of Edvard Munch” by novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard.
Terje Birkedal reviews renowned archaeologist Neil Price’s new book, The Viking Way, a heady text but rich with content.
Illustrator Adam Auerbach of Brooklyn is an award-winning artist and children’s book author with a penchant for Vikings and valkyries.