Verbotene Lieder in Buchform
Feature — „Das Projekt ist das Resultat meiner eigenen Neugierde«, erzählt Moddi über sein Buch "Verbotene Lieder".
The Pavilion Program for Norway Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse has now been launched

Latest — We are very happy to share the program for the main stage of the Guest of Honour Pavilion at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 with you.

Our bookstore buddy: Jörg Neuburg

Bookseller interview — Today we present our bookstore buddy Jörg Neuburg, Managing Director of the Erftstadt Bookstore Köhl.

Poem of the Week, week 33: Harald Sverdrup "The dandelion's prayer"

Poem — Take part in a weekly journey through 52 poems by authors from Norway throughout 2019 – Norway’s year as Guest of Honour.

Our bookstore buddies: Maria Lucia Klöckler

Bookseller interview — Our bookstore buddy Maria Lucia Klöckler, has fulfilled her lifelong dream on her 60th birthday and opened the wonderful bookstore "Buchhandlung Weltenleser" in Frankfurt.

The author's desk: Synnøve Persen

Portrait — A Desk at the End of the World: Synnøve Persen, the poet, artist and Sámi activist, meets us at her home on Porsangerfjord in the far north. And she lets us see what is on her desk just now.

ICORN – the International Cities of Refuge Network

Noteworthy — ICORN is an independent international organisation of member cities and regions, offering safe havens for persecuted writers and artists; advancing freedom of expression, defending democratic values and promoting international solidarity.

Poem of the Week, week 32: Olaf Bull "Metope"

Poem — Take part in a weekly journey through 52 poems by authors from Norway throughout 2019 – Norway’s year as Guest of Honour.

Sámi Literature - An Indigenous Voice in a Modern-day World

Noteworthy — While other nations talk about how readers seek out books, it is often the case in Sámi contexts that the book seeks out the reader. The main challenge for Sámi literature has long been how to develop an oral culture so that it values written products.

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Miriam Zeh on Norway's Guest of Honour appearance at the Frankfurter Buchmesse.
https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/norwegen-buchmessen-gastland-2019-ein-hauch-literarischer.700.de.html?dram:article_id=455140
Gerrit Bartels on the Nobel laureate in literature Sigrid Undset in Tagesspiegel.
https://m.tagesspiegel.de/kultur/-literaturnobelpreistraegerin-sigrid-undset-in-vielen-raeumen-daheim/24904362.html
Praising words about Dag Solstads "T.Singer" in the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
https://www.sueddeutsche.de/kultur/norwegische-literatur-singers-gruebeleien-1.4562782
Jostein Gaarder in an interview with the German newspaper Lübeck Nachrichten.
https://www.ln-online.de/Nachrichten/Kultur/Kultur-im-Norden/Genau-richtig-ein-neues-Buch-von-Jostein-Gaarder
Iris Radisch writes "Norway's Greatest" in DIE ZEIT about the Norwegian writer Dag Solstad.
https://www.zeit.de/2019/33/dag-solstad-autor-schriftsteller-gegenwartsliteratur-norwegen
The Austrian radio station FM4 discusses Stig Sæterbakken's "Durch die Nacht".
https://fm4.orf.at/stories/2987893/
Angela Gutzeit reviews Stig Sæterbakken's "Durch die Nacht" on Deutschlandfunk.
https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/stig-saeterbakken-durch-die-nacht-anatomie-eines.700.de.html?dram:article_id=455541
The author and translator Ebba D. Drolshagen answers questions about Norway on the Saarländisches Rundfunk.
http://sr-mediathek.de/index.php?seite=7&id=15794&pnr=1&fbclid=IwAR1DEk2I5h5yzeFiDFfjQCIUbA-dEh4k46HpD8JXHnN2XxpULS61ayMQxtc
On her video blog "It's Vonk" Isa presents Norway Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019 and Mona Høvrings novel "Was helfen kønnte".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jomChTI1Zh4&feature=youtu.be
"Muslim girls and the experience of freedom" - A review of the book "Schamlos" in Süddeutsche Zeitung.
https://www.sueddeutsche.de/kultur/regelwerk-musliminnen-und-die-erfahrung-von-freiheit-1.4530349
Holger Heimann on Deutschlandfunk about the Norwegian reading habits.
https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/buchmesse-gastland-norwegen-lesen-als-digital-detox.691.de.html?dram%3Aarticle_id=455465&fbclid=IwAR24iPU63sTQP6rbc8sEfKVMUHMwdWT27a5t88F0WYm0nFENfkf83ehQaGM
Hamburg's cultural magazine "Kultur-Port" recommends Ingvar Ambjørnsens fifth Elling novel "Echo eines Freundes" (Edition Nautilus).
https://www.kultur-port.de/index.php/kolumne/buch/15797-echo-eines-freundes-ingvar-ambjornsens.html
A great review of Espen Dekko & Mari Kanstad Johnsen's "Poff and Elmar" (Kullerkupp Kinderbuch Verlag) in Feuilletonscout.
https://www.feuilletonscout.com/eine-bewegende-liebesgeschichte/
Deuschlandfunk recommends Steffen Kverneland's "Ein Freitod".
https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/ein-freitod-von-steffen-kverneland-eine-graphic-novel-als.807.de.html?dram:article_id=454504
"TheSarahStory“ reviewed Gert Nygårdshaug's „Mengele Zoo“ and described it as „extremely important“.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kp5XdZ0wQVU.
The Norwegian activists Sofia Srour and Nancy Herz in conversation with Deutschlandfunk.
https://www.deutschlandfunk.de/die-schamlosen-maedchen-keine-freien-frauen-keine-freien.1202.de.html?dram%3Aarticle_id=453827&fbclid=IwAR1O4MrixFhyP-B7yF2Im1cbGPDKarzTOq0nkeQl5oCgNwWPQfgiZwHXa0U