Knausgaard may be the perfect writer for our social media fueled era. Even so, his popularity remains surprising, especially considering the many alternatives.
Norway’s oil wealth and commitment to education offers unparalleled opportunities for publishers and writers alike, argues The New Republic.
Porter Anderson sets up the #EtherIssue discussion with a look at Craig Mod’s new release, Hi, and other young publishing-related companies.
The National Library of Norway is planning to digitize all the books (in Norwegian at least) by the mid 2020s.
Norway’s Bible Society turned a new translation of the Bible into a surprise bestseller by marketing more like a pop culture novel than a religious text.
Norwegian Kjersti Skomsvold’s novel – The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am – just might change the way you interact with people you’ve always ignored.
A review of Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?, an impressive debut novel filled with exuberance that’s rare and a joy to experience.
Afghan PEN is “progressing in an endless upward curve”, nurturing young Afghan writers and promoting freedom of expression.
By Olivia Snaije PARIS: The story of Eva Gabrielsson, the late Stieg Larsson’s partner of 23 years is well known: following Larsson’s sudden and tragic death just before publication of the first Millennium book, Gabrielsson was stripped of her rights to the Millennium books and any of the estate because of Swedish inheritance law. (Larsson had worked tirelessly against racism …
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story looks at the career of Norwegian novelist Agnar Mykle who was felled in the 1950s by a notorious obscenity trial. By today’s standards, Mykle’s books — while still depicting sex — are mild. Today, there are writers who cater to every sexual fetish, disposition, perversion and interest — and, of course, genuine pornography is …