Category: Books

Lars Mytting

The Bell in the Lake

Though Lars Mytting is best known in America for his nonfiction book Norwegian Wood, his recent novel is sure to mesmerize American readers.

For the Love of Cod book cover

For the Love of Cod

Eric Dregni’s newest book, For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness, examines why Norway is one of the happiest countries.

Henning Mankell

Crime Corner

Sweden has produced some of the greatest Nordic noir novelists, including the two who created the genre, Maj Sjöwall and Per Whalöö.

Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood

We’re delighted to share Mary Hirsch’s review of “Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way” by Lars Mytting.

book cover for Norwegian by Night, a headshot of Derek Miller, and book cover for American by Day

Crime Corner

Derek B. Miller’s crime novel duo “Norwegian by Night” and “American by Day” come highly recommended by our resident Nordic noir expert, Jerry Holt.