Category: Syttende Mai

A Boy in Brooklyn

Victoria Hofmo interviews Adolf Hansen about his recent memoir, A Boy in Brooklyn: Growing Up in a Norwegian Colony in the 1940s and ’50s.

Brooklyn Girl

Victoria Hofmo reviews Brooklyn Girl: Growing Up Norwegian in New York City by Jan Carol Simonsen, a coming of age story in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Hans Dahl

Hans Dahl, one of the most beloved Norwegian National Romantic painters, hasn’t always gotten the recognition he deserves from the critics.