Rare Poem Sold for 30.000 Dollars – per Page!

Three pages: Hamsun’s “Et Gjensyn” was his second release, published under the name Knud Pedersen Hamsund. Photo: National Library of Norway The Knut Hamsun Centre in Hamarøy, Nordland County, consider their collection of first editions complete. However, there is still… Read More ›

Willy Wonka is Norwegian

Per Vonka and his father, Peder Vonka, met Roald Dahl during WWII. (Photo: Hallgeir Henriksen / Sami Newspaper Ságat) Had it not been for a chance meeting between author Roald Dahl and Per and his father Peder Vonka towards the… Read More ›

The Social Guidebook to Norway

Norwegians can be difficult to interpret, according to Julien S. Bourrelle. (Book Cover: The Publisher) When the Canadian researcher Julien S. Bourrelle moved to Norway, he experienced a culture that was difficult to interpret. Now he helps foreigners to analyze… Read More ›