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Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt: Gazing back at men

Book review M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway In Western thought, there’s a longstanding gap between the world of the humanities and that of the sciences. British scientist and novelist C.P. Snow saw that gap...

Norway’s track stars get up to speed

Warholm sets European record, Iuel qualifies for World Championships at Bislett Games Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Karsten Warholm, 23, easily won the 400-meter hurdles race in the 2019 Bislett Games, June 13, running the...

Staalesen

Staalesen still wows

Book review Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Gunnar Staalesen has been writing crime novels for more than 40 years. Private detective Varg Veum, protagonist of his first crime novel, is back in Big Sister....

Filippo Grandi

Norway aid praised

UN refugee commission notes Norway’s financial and peace-making contributions Marit Fosse Geneva, Switzerland In a press conference on June 17, just ahead of World Refugee Day, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees...

An author worth learning Norwegian for?

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg loved Erland Loe’s Naïve. Super so much he learned the author’s language. Does the book live up to the hype? Nate Axvig Denver, Colo. Presidential campaigns are a slog,...

Chelberg Farm

Midsummer in green meadows

A cherished tradition is alive and well at Chelberg Farm in Chesterton, Indiana Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Throughout all of Scandinavia, Midsummer festivals have been held on summer solstice since pagan times....

Frigate will not be repaired

The KNM Helge Ingstad was too badly damaged by its November collision with an oil tanker for repair to be cost effective Pieter Wijnen Norway Today The operational capacity at sea has been weakened...

Rachel Nesvig

The American dream of Norway

Part 3: Rachel Nesvig Ingerid Jordal Odda, Norway Our ancestors came to America to give their families a better life. Now young Norwegian Americans dream of the old country. This series of interviews was...