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Explore Icelandic Literary Culture

Take a tour of bookish Iceland and explore Icelandic literary culture boasting the most writers per capita, the most books published per capita, and more.

Iceland: A Country of Bibliophiles

A reader tours the bookshops of Iceland

In Translation: November Fiction and Poetry

Excellent new releases coming out in November, all in translation!

12 Books That Should Go On a Literary Voyager Spacecraft Golden Record

The Voyager Spacecraft, both launched in 1977, are famous for carrying phonograph records with them. These records contained a collection ...

Literary Tourism: Iceland

I live in the land of books.  Also of mountains and prettiness, but mostly books. More books are published per person ...

Living in a Land of Books

My native Iceland was in the news this week, and this time it was in a good way. It seems that ...

Reading Globally: Book Riot and Chuck Wendig Take Iceland

Book Expo America took place more than two months ago. I did not write this post because I was waiting ...