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Icelandic Authors Travel the World to Promote Their Books - 11.9.17

In November only, almost twenty authors take part in Book Fairs and other events in France, Siberia, Slovenia, Brazil, Malaysia and Germany to name a few.

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Five Nordic Council Prizes awarded in Helsinki - 11.2.17

The Nordic Council Literature Prize 2017 goes to the Danish author Kirsten Thorup for her novel Erindring om kærligheden. The Nordic Council's Children and Young People's Literature Prize 2017 goes to the late Swedish author Ulf Stark and the Finnish illustrator Linda Bondestam for their book Djur som ingen sett utom vi ("Animals Nobody Has Seen Except Us".

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"The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat & Other Stories from the North". A new anthology on modern Nordic literature - 10.20.17

"The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat & Other Stories from the North" is an anthology of short stories by authors from the Nordic countries. The editors are Icelandic novelist Sjón and senior programmer at the South Bank Centre in London, Ted Hodgkinson. The anthology is published by Pushkin Press.

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“The Black Viking” by Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson to Paramount Pictures - 10.17.17

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Paramount Television and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to the novel The Black Viking by the Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson to adapt as a television series, with Academy Award® nominee Morten Tyldum attached to direct and produce.

 

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