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Bestseller hits the stage, but not NRK

One of Norway's most popular books this year, Tante Ulrikkes vei, is due to debut on the stage of Det Norske Teatret in June....

Northug prepares for new ‘after-ski’

Norway's bad boy of skiing, Petter Northug, has been unusually humble and self-deprecating in recent weeks, as his hopes for a comeback on the...

‘Book bomb’ blasts Resistance history

Norway's famed Resistance (Hjemmefronten) forces have long been viewed as the country's heroes of World War II, as they sabotaged Nazi German occupiers and...

Bestseller bound to break boundaries

Zeshan Shakar grew up in Oslo's Stovner district and wrote a book about it that's been winning rave reviews. Now his revealing story about...

Nature lovers meet some opposition

At the height of the annual fall hiking and hunting season, doubts are suddenly emerging about Norwegians' alleged attachment to the great outdoors. A...

‘Several’ charged in attack on publisher

Norway's state police unit Kripos has charged "several" people in connection with the attempted assassination of William Nygaard in 1993. Nygaard headed Oslo publishing...

Late author defied the literary elite

Margit Sandemo wrote nearly 200 books that sold an estimated 37 million copies, and she long ranked as one of Norway's most popular authors....

Nesbø recovering at local hospital

Jo Nesbø, Norway's multi-talented artist and best-selling author, had to be admitted to a local hospital this week following an "acute illness." It forced...

Norwegian released from arrest for terror financing

UPDATED: A Norwegian man who worked for a French company in Syria was arrested while changing planes at the Charles de Gaulle airport in...

Stoltenbergs delve into family’s loss

Nini Stoltenberg was the daughter of top Norwegian politicians and the sister of a prime minister, who now heads NATO, and a doctor who...

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