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.
Christine Foster Meloni of The Norwegian American reviews the third book in Karl Ove Knausgaard’s seasonal quartet.
Christine Foster Meloni of The Norwegian American presents her five favorite Norwegian crime authosrs for the 2020 Easter edition.
Three crime fiction and film fanatics—Prof. Andrew Nestingen, Andy Meyer, and Lori Ann Reinhall—share their 2020 påskekrim picks.
Andy Meyer reviews “Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon” by Michael Engelhard, which traces the historical depictions and uses of polar bears.
Christine Foster Meloni reviews Winter, Karl Ove Knausgaard’s follow-up to his previous book, Autumn, which contains essays that contemplate winter.
Leif Larsen reviews a recent publication of a translation of Terjei Vesaas’ book The Hills Reply, a series of vignettes that has difficult to come by.