path of gods
Path of Gods
The third volume of Snorri Kristjánsson's viking trilogy is out, and already receiving good reviews. The first two books are Swords of Good Men and Blood Will Follow, published in 2013 and 2...

Reykjavík Literally

Reykjavík City Library offers literary walking tours in downtown Reykjavík every Thursday in June, July and August at 3pm.

Author of the month

Svava Jakobsdóttir
The 2015 Reykjavik Reads Festival is dedicated to the voices of women. A special focus wil...

Reykjavík, a City of Literature

Reykjavík Bókmenntaborg
The City of Reykjavik, Iceland, has been designated as UNESCO City of Literature. The Mayo...



this morning as I woke
I saw a red rose had grown
out of my navel.
it smiled like a child.
I hurried out to fetch it water.
but when I returned it was gone
and you said you never saw
any flower
oh Paris!

- Ólafur Haukur Símonarson, "Paris '68".

In focus

Bókmenntahátíð í Reykjavík
Bókmenntahátíð í Reykjavík var haldin í september og dagskráin var fjölbreytt í ár sem endranær.

Skipta um leturstærð