“I am becoming more and more interested in what distinguishes the individual, the life that flutters within him, from the world at large,“ says writer Gyrðir Elíasson. He has just completed a new novel, Suðurglugginn (The South Window), which has been nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize.more
“I think that people in their twenties, guys as well as girls, can find parallels between themselves and the characters in the book,” says author Sólveig Jónsdóttir of her debut novel Quarter.more
“Even the brightest of days can turn out to be dark and gloomy once you look beneath the surface,” says crime author Ragnar Jónasson of his third novel, Dark Night.more
“I believe that all lives can yield interesting stories. It isn't necessarily so important to remember school grades or calendar dates correctly, but much rather to try, in some way, to mediate the truth of each life,” says author Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir in an interview on her newest book, Plan of Ruins.