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by Gunnhild Øyehaug & Kari Dickson

A mesmerizing collection of playfully surreal stories from one of Norway’s most celebrated writers

First published in Norway in 2004, Knots is Gunnhild Øyehaug’s radical collection of short stories that...

So Much for That Winter

by Dorthe Nors & Misha Hoekstra

Dorthe Nors follows up her acclaimed story collection Karate Chop with a pair of novellas that playfully chart the aftermath of two very twenty-first-century romances. In "Days," a woman in her late thirties...

Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes

by Per Petterson & Don Bartlett

The heartwarming debut that brought Per Petterson, the author of the highly acclaimed Out Stealing Horses, to prominence

Young Arvid Jansen lives on the outskirts of Oslo. It's the early sixties; his father works...

Karate Chop

by Dorthe Nors & Martin Aitken

The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star" (Junot Díaz)

Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors's acclaimed story collection, is the debut book...

Tales of the Night

by Peter Høeg

These eight stories are linked by a date and a motif. All of them have to do with love. Love and its conditions on the night of March 19, 1929.

In his second book and his only collection of stories, Peter Høeg...

Tales of Protection

by Erik Fosnes Hansen & Nadia Christensen

Four enthralling tales about chance, by the author of Psalm at Journey's End

Tales of Protection is a novel about people in different places in different epochs -- contemporary Norway, nineteenth-century Sweden,...