Though Lars Mytting is best known in America for his nonfiction book Norwegian Wood, his recent novel is sure to mesmerize American readers.
Christine Foster Meloni reviews The Bell in the Lake, a new translated historical fiction novel from Norwegian author Lars Mytting.
The Norwegian American staff is excited to bring you this year’s Summer Reading Guide, filled with our book recommendations for your summer reading list.
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.
A new book “Bååstede: The Return of Sami Cultural Heritage” details a project from a few of Norway’s national museums to return Sámi artifacts to Sápmi.
Alle tiders sommerferie (“The best summer vacation”) by Håvard Mossige is a nostalgic look back on Norwegian summers of the past, a potpourri of pure fun!
Sweden has produced some of the greatest Nordic noir novelists, including the two who created the genre, Maj Sjöwall and Per Whalöö.
Terje Birkedal shares his review of popular historian Arthur L. Herman’s upcoming book, The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Coquered the World.
We’re delighted to share Mary Hirsch’s review of “Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way” by Lars Mytting.
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.