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New Publications

New in 2020:

Crisis
Karin Boye, translated by Amanda Doxtater
The North as Home: Proceedings from the Nordic Research Network 2017
Karin Boye
Deniz Cem Gülen et al. (eds.)

New in 2019:

A Living Soul
P C Jersild, translated by Rika Lesser
The Red Room
August Strindberg, translated by Peter Graves
Lobster Life
Erik Fosnes Hansen, translated by Janet Garton
Berge
Jan Kjærstad, translated by Janet Garton

New in 2018:

Pobeda 1946
Ilmar Taska, translated by Christopher Moseley
The Misadventures of the New Satan
Anton Tammsaare, translated by Christopher Moseley and Olga Shartze
A Fighting Pig's Too Tough to Eat
Suzanne Brøgger, translated by Marina Allemano
The Emperor of Portugallia
Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Peter Graves
Banished
Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Linda Schenck
Betrayed
Amalie Skram, translated by Judith Messick and Katherine Hanson

New in 2017:

A House in Norway
Vigdis Hjorth, translated by Charlotte Barslund
Bang: A Novel about the Danish Writer
Dorrit Willumsen, translated by Marina Allemano
Moment of Freedom
Jens Bjørneboe, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
Powderhouse
Jens Bjørneboe, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
The Silence
Jens Bjørneboe, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
The District Governor's Daughters
Camilla Collett, translated by Kirsten Seaver

New in 2016:

The Sharks
Jens Bjørneboe, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer
Little Lord
Johan Borgen, translated by Janet Garton
Childhood
Kerstin Ekman, translated by Rochelle Wright
Walpurgis Tide
Jógvan Isaksen, translated by John Keithsson
The Beauty of History
Viivi Luik, translated by Hildi Hawkins
Anna Svärd
Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Linda Schenck
Mårbacka
Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Sarah Death
Short Stories
Hjalmar Söderberg, translated by Carl Lofmark
Beyond Borealism
Hjalmar Söderberg
Barbara Tesio et al. (eds.)
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Lagerlöf in English
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Special Feature

Jens Bjørneboe's MOMENT OF FREEDOM, translated by Esther Greenleaf Mürer

Jens Bjørneboe: The Trilogy

Jens Bjørneboe's Moment of Freedom (1966), Powderhouse (1969) and The Silence (1974) marked the high point of a controversial literary career. Since the early 1950s this Norwegian iconoclast had been making life difficult for the establishment, attacking its repressive schools, inhumane prisons, corrupt police and power-hungry politicians. Now Bjørneboe turned his attention to a more general problem: the evil inherent in the human race itself. Why, his narrators ask despairingly, does man behave so inhumanely to his fellow creatures?

The three volumes in the trilogy have been re-issued in new editions in 2017.

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