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Nordic cool in the winter

Nordicana

A book featuring 100 icons of Nordic cool & Scandinavian style You've watched every Scandi TV series going, you have Nordic light fittings, and you want Birgitte Nyborg as your Prime Minister. Yes it's fair to...
Nordic Flags

The Almost Nearly Perfect People

The Christian Science Monitor's Book of the Year “A witty, informative, and popular travelogue about the Scandinavian countries and how they may not be as happy or as perfect as we assume, The Almost Nearly Perfect...

Headhunters by Jo Nesbø

With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a funny, dark, and twisted caper story worthy of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. Now a major motion picture. Roger Brown is a corporate headhunter, and he’s a master...
Bear Island Book Review

Bear Island

Bear Island is a classic tale of adventure on a mysterious Arctic island, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. A converted fishing trawler carries a production crew across the Barents Sea for some on-location filming, but...
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One Of Us: The Inside Story of Utøya

A journalistic look at the history of Anders Beiring Breivik and what led to the 2011 terror attacks on Oslo and Utøya. When terror hit Oslo and Utøya in July 2011, the world was stunned. He was one...
Snowmobiles are a vital mode of transport on Svalbard

Five Novels Inspired By Svalbard

Add a little chill to your bookshelf… My bucket list of places I want to see while I'm living in Norway seems to go on forever. But having recently ticked off Lofoten, Svalbard is the one that...
Svalbard sunrise

Dying is Forbidden in Longyearbyen

A book of poetry inspired by the High North. I'll be honest: I wouldn't ordinarily look twice at a book of poetry. In fact, I don't think I've intentionally read a poem since secondary school English...
Finse 1222

Book Review: 1222 by Anne Holt

Travelling on the Oslo to Bergen train during a winter blizzard, retired Policewoman Hanne Wilhelmsen is startled awake as the train comes off the rails. But the problems are only just beginning. On my first winter train...