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The Loneliness of the Icelandic Translator

Victoria Cribb

Iceland has one foot in ancient culture and one foot in the modern world — and its books pose unique challenges, says translator Victoria Cribb.

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Sjón’s ‘From the Mouth of the Whale’ is a Fascinating, Unsettling Experience

sjon's From the Mouth of the Whale

An Icelandic man is sentenced to live out his life on a bleak and uninhabited island after being convicted of sorcery in the new novel from Iceland’s Sjón.

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Icelandic Author Sjón on Myths and Crackpot Theories

Icelandic author and filmmaker, Sjón, discusses his inspiration for his novels and films, as well as writing lyrics for Björk.

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