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Books & Literature

A man without a book is blind - Icelandic Proverb

 

 

The Bookshelf contains books by contemporary Icelandic authors, which have been translated to English as well as books with Icelandic settings or themes, folklore, non-fiction, travel and reference..

The Magazine Rack provides links to popular Icelandic periodicals and online publications

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Fiction

Angels of the Universe

Angels of the Universe

Einar Már Guðmundsson

101 Reykjavík

Hallgrímur Helgason

 

Arctic Chill (Inspector Erlendur #7)

Arnaldur Indriðason

999 Abroad

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

101 Reykjavík

Hallgrímur Helgason

Bloodhoof

Gerður Kristn

Twice in a Lifetime

Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson

2019-20

INL-Reads!
Selection

 

Independent People

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

Twice in a Lifetime

Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson

Season of the Witch

Árni Þórarinsson

Stone Tree

Gyrðir Elíasson

A Fist or a Heart

Kristín Eiríksdóttir

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Hard-to-find titles for Icelandic, Nordic and Viking heritage topics. New and used copies including first editions.

 

Outrage  (Inspector Erlendur #7)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Reykjavík Nights: Murder in Reykjavík

(Inspector Erlendur #10)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Jar City (Inspector Erlendur #1)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Voices  (Inspector Erlendur #3)

Arnaldur Indriðason

Silence of the Grave

(Inspector Erlendur #2)

Arnaldur Indriðason

​The Draining Lake (Inspector Erlendur #4)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Arctic Chill (Inspector Erlendur #5)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Hypothermia (Inspector Erlendur #6)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Black Skies (Inspector Erlendur #8)

Arnaldur Indriðason

​Strange Shores (Inspector Erlendur #9)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Into Oblivion (Inspector Erlendur #11)

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

Operation Napoleon

Arnaldur Indriðason

 

The Shadow District: A Thriller

(The Flovent and Thorson Thrillers #1)

Arnaldur Indriðason

My Soul to Take (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #2)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Ashes to Dust (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #3)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Last Rituals (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #1)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Day is Dark  (Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #4)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Someone To Watch Over Me

(Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #5)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Silence of the Sea

(Þóra Guðmundsdóttir, #6)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Legacy (Children's House #1)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Reckoning (Children's House #2)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Absolution  (Children's House #3)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The Undesired

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

I Remember You

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Why Did You Lie?

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Butterflies in November

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Hotel Silence

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

The Greenhouse

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

 

Iceland's Bell

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

Paradise Reclaimed

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

The Atom Station

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

The Fish Can Sing

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

Under the Glacier

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

World Light

Halldór Kiljan Laxness

 

Woman at 1,000 Degrees

Hallgrímur Helgason

 

Heaven and Hell

Jón Kalman Stefánsson

 

The Sorrow of Angels

Jón Kalman Stefánsson

 

The Heart of Man

Jón Kalman Stefánsson

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Jules Verne

Burial Rites

Hannah Kent

 

The Perfect Landscape

Ragna Sigurðardóttir

The Journey Home

Olaf Olafsson

Snare  (Reykjavik Noir Trilogy)

Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Cage  (Reykjavik Noir Trilogy)

Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Trap  (Reykjavik Noir Trilogy)

Lilja Sigurðardóttir

​The Blue Tower

Þórarinn Eldjárn

Place of the Heart

Steinunn Sigurðardóttir

​Justice Undone

Thor Vilhjálmsson

Z, A Love Story

Vigdís Grímsdóttir

 

On The Cold Coasts

Vilborg Davidsdottir

The Legacy (Children's House #1)

Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

 

The Darkness (The Hulda Series #1)

Ragnar Jónasson

The Island (The Hulda Series #2)

Ragnar Jónasson

 

Snowblind (Dark Island #1)

Ragnar Jónasson

 

Nightblind (Dark Island #2)

Ragnar Jónasson

 

Blackout (Dark Island #3)

Ragnar Jónasson

Rupture   (Dark Island #4)

Ragnar Jónasson

 

Codex 1962

Sjón

Moonstone:

The Boy Who Never Was

Sjón

 

Daybreak

Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson

 

House of Evidence

Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson

 

Sun on Fire

Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson

 

The Flatey Enigma

Viktor Arnar Ingólfsson

Children's

 

 

A Puffin Called Fido

Brian Pilkington

Icelandic Trolls

Brian Pilkington

 

The 13 Yule Lads of Iceland

Brian Pilkington

 

Trolls: Philosophy and Wisdom

Brian Pilkington

The Twins Go to Iceland

(Volume 2)

Catherine Alford and Jaime Espinar

 

Flumbra: An Icelandic folktale

Gudrun Helgadottir and Brian Pilkington

 

A Giant Love Story

Gudrun Helgadottir and Brian Pilkington

Fairy Tales and Legends - A Journey. Iceland

Helmut Hinrichsen and Max Schmid

Icelandic Folktales and Legends

Jacqueline Simpson  & Magnus Magnusson

A Kid's Guide to Iceland

Jack L. Roberts and Michael Owens

The Icelandic Yule Lads

Ken Barr and Danya Esposito

The Hidden People of Iceland

Terry Gunnell and Brian Pilkington

Every Girl Presents Iceland: Margrét &

The Elves of Iceland's Second Realm

Sojourn Wallace and Bhumika Jangid

Young Adult (Fantasy & Folklore)

 

THe Knight 

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book 1)

Sveinn Benónýsson

The Defeat

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book  2)

Sveinn Benónýsson

The Rebellion

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book  3)

Sveinn Benónýsson

 

Icelandic Folk Legends: Tales of apparitions, outlaws & things unseen

Alda Sigmundsdóttir

Viking Kids Don't Cry

Ieda Jonasdottir Herman

Brutal Force

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book 4)

Sveinn Benónýsson

Barbarians

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book 5)

Sveinn Benónýsson

Vikings

(Invasion of the Ortaks Book 6)

Sveinn Benónýsson

Cookbooks