Icelandic Books in English

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a child's drawing of a boy holding a sheep in front of a mountain
A new children's book by Bryndis Viglundsdóttir is available for purchase. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/mundi-the-boy-from-the-west-fjords
a child's drawing of a boy holding a sheep in front of a mountain
A new children's book by Bryndis Viglundsdóttir is available. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/mundi-the-boy-from-the-west-fjords
the cover of salka vallaka translated from the iceland by philip roggson
One of the great benefits of Icelandic Roots membership is the book club. In May, we read Hálldor Laxness´ "Salka Valka" and talk with the translator, Phillip Roughton.⁠ ⁠ https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/reading-laxness-salka-valka
the cover of salka vallaka translated from the iceland by philip roggson
One of the great benefits of Icelandic Roots membership is the book club. In May, we read Hálldor Laxness´ "Salka Valka" and talk with the translator, Phillip Roughton. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/reading-laxness-salka-valka
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Rosemarie Isford interviewed Bill Holm for the Icelandic Canadian magazine. They discuss Icelandic immigration to the US and Canada and also what it was like growing up in the Icelandic community, Minneota, Minnesota. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/interview-with-bill-holm
the windows of brimness an american in iceland
Cathy Josephson will lead the discussion for the April Book Club. The featured book is by author Bill Holm and is called "The Windows of Brimnes: An American in Iceland". https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/the-windows-of-brimnes-an-american-in-iceland
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Join us for this for-member event. We will discuss "The Saga of Hrafnkel Frey's Godi." If you are not a member visit www.icelandicroots.com to learn how to become one. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/the-saga-of-hrafnkel-frey-s-godi
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2023 Book club titles. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/2023-book-club-titles-announced
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Letting Enchantment Lead the Way: Iceland’s Hidden Folk and Environmental Protection
Let enchantment lead the way.
an old book cover with a boat in the water and words on it that say, fra
If you are a member of Icelandic Roots, then please join us for our book club discussion of The Saga of Hrafnkel Frey´s Goði, on February 2nd, 2023. https://icelandicroots.eventcalendarapp.com/u/31130/204245
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The Icelandic Roots Book Club for Thursday, January 5, 2023, will feature How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island with author Egill Bjarnason who will join us from Iceland at 1:00 a.m. their time!
the book cover for thorak of iceland by anne o'connorn, featuring an image of a map
My Saga with Saint Thorlák by Amiee O'Connell https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/my-saga-with-saint-thorlák
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Reading suggestions from our Third Annual Book Flood - Jólabókaflóð https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/our-third-annual-book-flood
the book viking voyager an icelandic memory
The December 1 Book Club will feature Viking Voyager! https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/viking-voyager-an-icelandic-memoir
a book cover for in valhalla's shadows
Master storyteller W.D. Valgardson's murder mystery is set in a small tourist town in Northern Manitoba. Fans of the mystery genre are in for a treat. Valgardson will join the book club for a lively discussion. https://www.icelandicroots.com/post/in-valhalla-s-shadows-october-book-club-selection