Books

The Emigrants — An Important Story

Immigration is in the headlines these days. Ingebretsen’s was founded by Charles Ingebretsen Sr. who emigrated from Norway in the ...
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Becoming Astrid

If you were to read a typical biography of Astrid Lindgren it would say when she was born, when she ...
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Nordic Humor Books (Yes, really)

Scandinavia has received a lot of attention lately its Nordic Noir crime fiction. And for good reason – it is ...
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Who Is Ove and Fredrik Backman?

Meet Fredrik Backman. The most popular Swedish author since Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” series. If you ...
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If You Love Fairy Tales You Can Thank Sweden

Last Monday was National Tell a Fairy Tale Day. Fairy tales were often written accounts of folk tales that were ...
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Celebrating Sigrid Undset: Norwegian Writer

Sigrid Undset was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928 for which she was ...
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Authors John Yilek, David Thoreson provide a glimpse into the past and a view of the future.

On Saturday, April 29, two exceptional authors will be signing books and sharing their respective insights that their research has ...
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What is Your Scandinavian Name?

National Name Yourself Day is observed each year on April 9. To celebrate, you are allowed to give yourself a ...
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What We Believe In – A book talk and signing with Ellen Marie Jensen

“The belief that the Sámi had supernatural powers probably helped save them,” says Ellen Marie Jensen, editor of What We ...
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The Tiny Wish – Anja’s Adventures Continue

Children’s literature has a rich tradition of stories of very tiny people looking at our world from a very different ...
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