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Erna’s husband writing a book

Sindre Finnes, husband of former Prime Minister Erna Solberg, is writing a book about life by Solberg's side. Finnes and Solberg have been married...

Author still pans ‘Atlantic Crossing’

Norwegian historian and author Tore Rem published his second volume of a royal biography of King Olav V this week. He was not impressed...

Author apologizes, but defends book

Marte Michelet, whose latest book on Norway's Holocaust infuriated descendants of wartime heroes, apologized during the weekend for mistakes that have been corrected in...

Norway hails rebel-author Bjørneboe

KRISTIANSAND: Norwegians are marking 100 years of their controversial author Jens Bjørneboe (1920-1976), who spent much of his brief but noisy life challenging authorities...

Royals’ integration was difficult, too

A new biography of Norway's late King Olav V reflects how the country's own royal family has also had to face the challenges of...

‘Outsider king’ remains readers’ darling

Author Ingvar Ambjørnsen has been called a king of outsiders, skillfully governing his expanding world of less fortunate, downtrodden characters through a writing career...

Generations of readers hail ‘mormor’

Norwegians young and old are fondly remembering Anne-Cath Vestly, an author who pioneered children’s books from the child’s perspective and became a sort of...

Royals adorn ‘real’ homes nationwide

PHOTO FEATURE: So much for all the recent hype about uncluttered Norwegian design, architecturally spectacular homes in Norway, and criticism of the Norwegian monarchy....

Former minister blasts IOC, WADA

Linda Helleland had her share of confrontations with top Norwegian sports bureaucrats when she was the government minister in charge of national funding for...

Unusual legal threat hits Bergen theater

Bergen's venerable national theater (Den Nationale Scene) has been threatened with a lawsuit from the mother of  author Vigdis Hjorth, over the theater's dramatic...

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