Tagged: Doug Warne

No troll stories here

Book review: Norwegian Trolls & Rosemaling Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour Okay, I admit it: when I first noticed the title and then the cover of this book, I was hooked on the idea...

History of mystery

Did Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö forever change the crime genre? You be the judge Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour I enjoy a good crime story set in Scandinavia, and currently the head of...

A Man Called Ove

Don’t wait; meet Ove

Book review: A Man Called Ove Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour The last couple of years I’ve been hearing references to this man called Ove, but I hadn’t taken the time to look him...

Book review: An easy-to-read saga

Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour If you wanted to read the history of the first king of all Norway, you might find yourself examining Old Norse books like the Heimskringla. However, the language would...

Book review: With the Lapps

Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour Scandinavians in their home countries seem to have little background about the Sámi, or Lapps as they have been called. We Scandinavians here in the U.S. have even less....

New scholarship from Sons of Norway

The Warne-Eng prize helps students attend Oslo’s International Summer School Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. Attending the 1959 International Summer School (ISS) in Oslo, Norway, changed a young man’s life. Doug Warne of Seattle,...