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.
As is the tradition at The Norwegian American, our staff offers summer reading picks to get you reading, thinking, and wondering this summer.
Christine Foster Meloni reviews the fourth and final installment of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s series of seasonal essays with Summer—just in time for the season.
Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker Leif Larson reviews Norwegian author Jon Fosse’s newest novel, The Other Name: Septology I-II.
The historical and cultural forces that have shaped modern Norway are the subject of John. F. L. Ross’s compelling book, The Rise of Little Big Norway.