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The History of Bees book cover by Maja Lunde

The History of Bees – Maja Lunde

In this book Maja Lunde explores the role that bees have played in the past, the present and what role they perhaps will have in the future. The backdrop of this book is the urgent…

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Shark Drunk book cover by Morten Strøksnes

Shark Drunk – Morten Strøksnes

A book for everyone passionate about the sea! So how do you catch a big shark from a small rubber boat? I found this book to be both entertaining and educational with many anecdotes from…

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Trilogy book by Jon Fosse

Trilogy – Jon Fosse

A beautiful love story about Asle and Alida. These three books (sold as a trilogy) made a big impact on me. The story of these books takes place in Bjørgvin (old name for Bergen), and…

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Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way - Lars Mytting

Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way – Lars Mytting

Learn about Scandinavian culture In Norway, the last decade has been a decade of finding back to our cultural roots, be it beer brewing, knitting, bread baking and chopping wood. The process of chopping and…

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Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun book cover

Growth of the Soil – Knut Hamsun

A Norwegian classic and Nobel Price Winner This was the first novel I read from Knut Hamsun and in the end it inspired me to read all of his more than thirty novels. The book…

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North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway

North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway – Nevada Berg

My secret weapon in the kitchen This is probably one of the most beautiful cookbooks from Norway. In addition to many mouth watering Norwegian recipes, Nevada Berg also gives an introduction to the essential parts…

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Roald Amundsen's The Northwest Passage Book

The Northwest Passage – Roald Amundsen

First to sail through the North West Passage A must read for anyone interested in polar expeditions and adventurous journeys. Roald Amundsen is one of Norway’s greatest explorers and polar scientists. First man to the…

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