Skavlan by Fredrik Skavlan, with translations by Lori Ann Reinhall —A fly in my soup on a desert isle! What do you take me for, a fool?! Lille Berlin by Ellen Ekman, with translations by Lori Ann Reinhall —No, I don’t call myself a feminist. I think feminism has a bad ring to it. —When I think about a feminist, I think about a bitter and angry gray mouse that always wants to ruin the mood by nagging and complaining. No, feminism doesn’t sound good to me. It just seems so utterly ... — ... boring. Plain and simple. This article originally appeared in the June 18, 2021, issue of The Norwegian American. To subscribe, visit SUBSCRIBE or call us at (206) 784-4617.