Books

Everything and everyone has a story. The Nordic countries are rich with history, culture and art. Explore our vast book selection here to find fiction, nonfiction, children’s titles and much more!

Atlantic Crossing

Norway During World War II PBS's new Masterpiece series - Atlantic Crossing - centers on the dramatic story of Franklin ...
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It’s National Read Across America Day

Today, March 2nd, is National Read Across America Day in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss. In honor of ...
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Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking and Drying Wood

When you hear the words “Norwegian Wood” you probably think of the song by the Beatles. But there’s a new ...
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Meet The Finnish Miss Marple

If you are looking for some great summer reading (or for that matter any other season) we suggest you get ...
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Happy Birthday Elsa Beskow

Happy 145th birthday to Elsa Beskow. Elsa Beskow was one of Sweden's best-loved writer and illustrator of children's books. “For ...
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The Emigrants — An Important Story

Immigration is in the headlines these days. Ingebretsen’s was founded by Charles Ingebretsen Sr. who emigrated from Norway in the ...
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Becoming Astrid

If you were to read a typical biography of Astrid Lindgren it would say when she was born, when she ...
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Nordic Humor Books (Yes, really)

Scandinavia has received a lot of attention lately its Nordic Noir crime fiction. And for good reason – it is ...
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Who Is Ove and Fredrik Backman?

Meet Fredrik Backman. The most popular Swedish author since Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” series. If you ...
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If You Love Fairy Tales You Can Thank Sweden

Last Monday was National Tell a Fairy Tale Day. Fairy tales were often written accounts of folk tales that were ...
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