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A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

SCN03
T.K Derry
University of Minnesota Press
2000
447
0816637997
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of Scandinavia from prehistory to the present with chapters on the Viking and Lutheran kingdoms, medieval times, monarchies, the World Wars and modern period, emphasizing the common cultural, political and social backgrounds.
$25.00

The Almost Nearly Perfect People, Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

SCN83
Michael Booth
Picador USA
2016
400
1250081564
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Guardian journalist Booth writes with laugh-out-loud humor and brutal candor about the Scandinavians, mixing history and his own experiences in Nordic regions in this searing cultural portrait.
$17.00

Vikings, The North Atlantic Saga

VIK11
William Fitzhugh (Editor), Elisabeth Ward (Editor)
Smithsonian Institution Press
2000
432
1560989955
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An extensively illustrated volume of Viking culture, history and exploration that focuses especially on voyages to North America. Published in conjunction with a Smithsonian exhibit, it features essays and 400 color photographs.
$34.95

Insight Guide Scandinavia

SCN22
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
432
1780052693
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
From Denmark to Sweden, Norway and Finland, this guide introduces the region with outstanding color maps and photographs.
$24.99

Scandinavia Map

SCN16
Michelin Maps
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
2
2067170481
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
With an index, area maps and a table of driving times and distances, this handy, frequently updated map covers all of Scandinavia, including Finland, at a scale of 1:1.5 million on one side of the sheet.
$12.95

Denmark Map

DMK07
Hallwag
Hallwag
2013
1
382830012X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Perfect for navigating the roadways, this map of Denmark features a Distoguide map and card on the back cover (just slide the card to reveal distances between cities and towns!). One-sided, scaled at 1:300,000.
$14.95

Berlitz Nordic Europe Phrase Book & Dictionary

SCN100
Inc. Berlitz International
Berlitz
2015
224
1780044577
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
For travelers in Nordic Europe, this pocket-sized, multi-language phrasebook includes: Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish. Features essential words and phrases organized by situation.
$8.99

Eyewitness Guide Norway

NOR29
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
296
1465441107
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handsome, illustrated guide covers nature, culture, history and attractions.
$25.00

Eyewitness Guide Stockholm

SWE18
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2016
232
1465440623
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb, fully illustrated guide to Stockholm and surrounding islands features dozens of local maps and site diagrams.
$20.00

Pocket Rough Guide Copenhagen

DMK15
Lone Mouritsen, Andrew Spooner
Rough Guides
2016
144
0241238536
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With information on key sights and a full-color, pull-out map, this is the guide to take along.
$12.99

The New Nordic, Scandinavian Cuisine Through the Seasons

SCN90
Simon Bajada
Rizzoli International
2015
256
174270879X
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
From the forests and seas surrounding Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway come these simple, modern recipes for everyday eating.
$39.95

Beyond the Northlands, Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

VIK56
Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough
Oxford University Press
2016
320
0198701241
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Balancing her own travels with the Old Norse sagas and findings from archaeology, Barraclough pieces together the reality of the medieval Vikings. The personable history traces the journeys of the Vikings through Europe, the North Atlantic and as far away as Byzantium and Baghdad.
$39.95

Cross and Scepter

SCN81
Sverre Bagge
Princeton University Press
2016
336
069116908X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the Vikings to the Reformation, Sverre Bagge spends little time with myths in his scholarly Scandinavian history, instead focusing on the development of northern European societies and their rise from the Dark Ages.
$24.95

Helsinki, A Cultural and Literary History

SCN33
Neil Kent
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
247
1566565448
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A literary guide to Helsinki, its history and culture, organized into three sections: city of architects and engineers; city of music and arts; and city of hospitality. With maps and black-and-white illustrations.
$15.00

Medieval Scandinavia

SCN79
Birgit and Peter Sawyer
University of Minnesota Press
1993
265
0816617392
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Experts in the Viking Age and a Nordic medievalist respectively, Peter and Birgit Sawyer trace the history of Scandinavia and the Baltic from the Viking Age to the early 16th century in meticulous, scholarly detail.
$24.00

Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

VIK02
John Haywood
1995
144
PAPER
History
0140513280
Penguin Putnam
0
0
0
0
This history of the Vikings tells their story through a series of innovative maps and excellent photographs. It traces the routes of 9th-century Viking merchants and explorers throughout Europe and the New World.
$23.00

Scandinavians, In Search of the Soul of the North

SCN106
Robert Ferguson
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
448
1468314823
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Wielding a mastery of Scandinavian history, broadcaster Robert Ferguson shows readers its slow sea-change from the Vendel and Viking Eras to the temperate, modern societies of today. He dissects two millennia with aplomb.
$35.00

Stockholm, A Cultural History

SWE57
Tony Griffiths
Oxford University Press
2009
256
019538637X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A literary, cultural guide to the art, architecture, traditions and history of Stockholm.
$19.95

The Naked Shore: Of the North Sea

SCN99
Tom Blass
Macmillan
2016
320
408815494
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Journalist Blass travels by ferry, tram and airplane to the borderlands of the North Sea, seeking out the men and women who have devoted their lives to studying the mysteries of the inclement sea.
$32.00

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

SCN101
Anu Partanen
HarperCollins
2017
448
0062316540
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An emigrant to America from Finland, Anu Partanen compares and contrasts America with Scandinavia, debunking myths about socialism as she compellingly argues that the US would benefit from the Nordic approach.
$16.99

The Northmen, The Viking Saga

VIK52
John Haywood
Gardners Books
2016
400
1250106141
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Viking historian John Haywood delves into the Vikings’ age of expansion (793 CE -1241 CE). His magisterial chronicle answers myriad questions about the Vikings, their technology, their society and why it went into decline.
$29.99

The Vikings

VIK53
Rene Chartrand
Osprey Publishing
2016
192
1472813219
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This well-illustrated military history of the Viking Age draws from contemporary scholarship to describe the Vikings' fearsome reputation as well as their contributions to civilization.
$15.00

The Vikings

VIK55
History
2017
PAPER
320
Magnus Magnusson
0750978589
Independent Publishers Group
0
0
0
0
Magnusson's well-rounded picture of the Vikings focuses on the striking contradictions that lie at the center of their civilization, balancing the Viking legacy of bloodshed with their contributions to technology, exploration, trade and art.
$14.95

The Vikings, Lords of the Seas

VIK01
Yves Cohat
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300151
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An indispensable reference that fits in your pocket, this slim volume is packed with maps, archival photos and illustrations.
$15.95

Nordic Art, The Modern Breakthrough 1860-1920

SCN94
David Jackson
David Brown
2013
259
3777470813
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This coffee-table survey of more than 200 Modern Era paintings explores specifically Nordic interpretations of Impressionism, Realism and Symbolism. Among many artists, David Jackson profiles Edvard Munch, famed painter of "The Scream."
$65.00

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

The Fellowship of Ghosts, Travels in the Land of Midnight Sun

NOR35
Paul Watkins
Picador USA
2006
233
0312359411
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A captivating travel memoir in which novelist Paul Watkins interweaves his own experiences in Norway with those of early eccentric visitors. Along the way, Watkins offers vivid, evocative accounts of the country’s majestic mountains, dramatic landscapes and expansive snowfields.
$19.00

Iceland, Land of the Sagas

ICL07
Jon Krakauer (Photographer), David Roberts
Villarde
1998
160
0375752676
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Krakauer and colleague Roberts hike and climb around Iceland in this classic travel narrative, reissued as a paperback and featuring Krakauer's color photographs. The book interweaves the natural and cultural history of the island with the authors' own adventures.
$30.00

In Cod We Trust: Living the Norwegian Dream

NOR68
Eric Dregni
University of Minnesota Press
2011
195
081665624X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A Minnesotan of Norwegian extraction, Dregni writes entertainingly of Norwegian culture and the immigrant experience in this delightful account of a year living with his wife and infant son in Trondheim on a Fulbright scholarship.
$16.95

Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

SCN04
Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin
Lightning Source
2005
129
0900001518
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Groundbreaking feminist Wollstonecraft records her observations of a late 18th-century journey through Scandinavia in this small masterpiece, rich in detail of people and place.
$14.99

Growth of the Soil

NOR36
Knut Hamsun
Penguin
2007
352
0143105108
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The epic tale of a homesteader in the mountainous Norwegian interior, which helped win Hamsun a Nobel Prize in 1920.
$16.00

Independent People, An Epic

ICL01
Halldor Laxness
Vintage Books
1997
480
0679767924
PAPER
Literature
0
1
0
0
Rich in local color, this great mock-epic by the Icelandic Nobel Prize-winner features the indelible Bjartur of Summerhouses, a hard-headed, independent-minded sheep farmer.
$17.00

Norwegian Folk Tales

NOR06
Peter Asbjornsen
Pantheon Books
1982
188
0394710541
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This rich collection of stories, interpreted by a leading scholar on ancient traditions and tales, will delight both adults and children.
$15.95

Out Stealing Horses

NOR66
Per Petterson
Picador USA
2008
258
1555974708
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A deliberate and astonishing novel. Looking back on his early childhood in rural Norway, Trond Sander fixates on a fateful summer. In 1948, after the death of a child, his father's decision to abandon the family and the crippling guilt of his best friend, the course of Sander's life would be altered forever.
$17.00

Stockholm, City of My Dreams

SWE22
Pers Anders Fogelstrom
Penfield Press
2000
332
1572160888
PAPER
Literature
0
0
1
0
Young Henning Nilsson arrives in Stockholm on the eve of the Industrial Revolution, eager for success, love and a fully experienced life in this Swedish classic of historical realist fiction, happily now available in an English translation.
$21.95

The Norse Myths

SCN38
Kevin Crossley-Holland
Pantheon Books
1981
320
0394748468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic collection includes 32 tales of Nordic gods, goddesses and heroes. With an overview of the Norse world, cosmology and gods.
$18.95

The Sagas of Icelanders

ICL13
Jane Smiley (Editor), Robert Kellog (Introduction)
Viking
2001
848
0141000031
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Nine sagas and six tales composed between the years 1000 and 1500, including an account of Leif Eriksson's voyage to North America, all newly translated.
$27.00

The Woman in Cabin 10

SCN105
Ruth Ware
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2017
352
1501132954
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Drawing strong parallels to Agatha Christie, Ware’s psychological thriller follows travel journalist Lo Blacklock as she embarks on a luxury cruise through the North Sea in search of Norway’s Northern Lights. Naturally, there is a murder and a motley crew of suspects. A fun read -- especially on a Scandinavian cruise!
$16.00

Cod, A Biography of a Fish That Changed the World

OCE10
Mark Kurlansky
Penguin Putnam
2009
294
0140275010
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A sparkling extended essay on the cod, looking at the importance of the fish to cuisine and history, as well as to Scandinavian, American and Canadian commerce.
$16.00

Through the Eyes of the Vikings, An Aerial Vision of Arctic Lands

ARC270
Robert B. Haas
National Geographic
2010
224
1426206380
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this captivating collection of oversized aerial photographs, Haas (Through the Eyes of the Gods) reveals the surprising diversity of color and life in the arctic landscape, including Norwegian fjords, Alaskan tundras and Swedish waterscapes.
$50.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

For Kids

East of the Sun & West of the Moon, Old Tales from the North

SCN06
George Webbe Dasent (Translator)
Dover Publications
2008
208
0486225216
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The Norse equivalent and counterpart to the brothers Grimm, this anthology of 15 illustrated folk tales contains the famous title story along with "Why the Sea Is Salt" and "The Three Billy Goats Gruff." This lovingly produced facsimile of the 1914 original includes Kay Nielsen's 25 stunning original color illustrations.
$40.00

The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

SWE02
Michael Chesworth, Astrid Lindgren
Viking
1997
304
0670876127
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The indomitable Pippi is brought to life in this fully illustrated edition.
$30.00

The Children of Noisy Village

SWE08
Astrid Lindgren
Viking
1988
124
014032609X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A captivating portrait of high spirits and everyday life in Sweden for ages 8-12 by the creator of Pippi Longstocking.
$5.99

Pippi Longstocking

SWE09
Astrid Lindgren
Viking
1997
158
0670557455
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The original story of the irrepressible Pippi Longstocking in an attractive illustrated edition. This Swedish classic includes tales of dancing with would-be burglars, fighting the strongest man in the world and playing tag with police officers.
$16.99

Eyewitness Viking

VIK05
Susan M. Margeson
Penguin Putnam
2010
72
0756610958
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Ships, weapons, artifacts, colonies, music and kings are all explored in this illustrated family friendly portrait.
$16.99

Seabird

OCE79
Holling C. Holling
1978
PAPER
Literature
61
0395266815
Houghton Mifflin Company
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Across four generations and around the world, by whaler, clipper, steamer and airplane, Holling traces American seafaring through the eyes of an ivory gull in this illustrated classic. Ages 9-12
$11.95

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

SCN30
Selma Lagerlof
Dover Publications
1995
219
0486286118
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The enchanting, perennially popular tale by the Nobel Prize-winning Swedish author, which has a 14-year-old transformed and transported across the Swedish countryside on the back of a goose. This tale, geared for 9-12 year olds, is a captivating introduction to the nature, geography and folklore of Sweden.
$11.95

The Sea of Trolls

VIK22
Nancy Farmer
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2006
208
0689867468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Kidnapped by Vikings, two Saxon children embark on a quest to find the home of the Trolls in this first-class adventure, drawn from regional folklore and Norse myth, by three-time-Newbery-winner Nancy Farmer.
$11.99

D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths

SCN35
Edgar D'Aulaire, Ingri D'Aulaire, Michael Chabon (Introduction)
NYRB
2005
160
159017125X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The D'Aulaireses vividly recreate the characters and Norse landscapes of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god, Loki, Bragi and the Valkyries in this beautifully illustrated volume. For the whole family.
$29.95

D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls

SCN45
Ingri D'Aulaire
NYRB
2006
64
1590172175
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
From the husband-and-wife team behind D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths, here is a colorfully illustrated close-up on the stars of Norse mythology: the trolls.
$19.95

The Finnish Line

SCN49
Linda Gerber
Penguin Putnam
2007
0142409162
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Teenage Maureen heads to Finland for a semester abroad and a Nordic ski jumping competition, but along the way she gets involved with a cute teammate and falls in love with the sites and culture of Finland (Students Across the Seven Seas).
$7.99

The Land of the Silver Apples

GBR729
Nancy Farmer
Atheneum
2007
496
1416907351
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this sequel to the Sea of Trolls, apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy. Along the way, he encounters a cast of surprising characters, including saxons, northmen, picts, hobgoblins, elves and others from earthly Christian Europe.
$18.99

Moomin, The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip

SCN64
Tove Jansson
Drawn & Quarterly
2006
95
1894937805
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The enchanting comic strip that introduced adult readers to Tove Jansson's wonderful world of Moomin, first in a proposed multi-volume series.
$24.95

The Viking Codex, The Saga of Leif Eriksson

VIK44
Fiona MacDonald
Aa Balkema
2014
33
1906370621
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Featuring richly illustrated pages and many gatefolds, this children's book introduces middle readers to Eric the Red and his son Leif Eriksson (Leif the Lucky) and the Viking culture from which they sprang.
$7.95

Norse Gods and Goddesses Coloring Book

NOR90
Jeff A. Menges
Dover Publications
2004
32
0486433374
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Fourteen scenes from the mythology of the Norse -- all ready for coloring! Includes the father god Odin, master of the seas Aegir, mischief god Loki and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$3.99

Story of the Vikings Coloring Book

VIK48
A. G. Smith
Dover Publications
1988
48
0486256537
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Thirty-eight scenes inspired by the Vikings -- all ready for coloring! Includes European raids, ship construction, Viking weaponry, art and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$4.99

Everything Vikings

VIK50
Nadia Higgins
2015
64
1426320760
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Subtitled "All the Incredible Facts and Fierce Fun You Can Plunder!" this title in the National Geographic Kids series is packed with color visuals and interesting info that introduce the exciting world of the Vikings. Written for readers ages 8 to 12.
$12.99

D'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales

NOR97
Ingri D'Aulaire (Illustrator), Edgar D'Aulaire (Illustrator)
University of Minnesota Press
2016
192
0816699321
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
The celebrated husband-and-wife team beautifully illustrated 21 Norwegian folk tales in this colorful collection geared toward pre-teens but enjoyable for the whole family. Originally published in 1938.
$24.95

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

SCN108
Jeffrey Alan Love (Illustrator), Kevin Crossley-Holland
Candlewick Press
2017
240
0763695009
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A collaboration by two talented creators provides the perfect means to delve into Norse mythology and pore over the enthralling exploits of all-powerful Odin; mighty Thor and his hammer, Mjolnir; and Loki, the infamous trickster. From the creation of the nine worlds to the final battle of Ragnarok, Carnegie Medal winner Kevin Crossley-Holland details the Viking gods as never before, while Jeffrey Alan Love's lavish illustrations bring the mythic figures to life on the page.
$27.99

More Books

Lonely Planet Scandinavia

SCN01
Glenda Bendure, Ned Friary
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
512
174321569X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to Scandinavian countries, as well as St. Petersburg and Tallinn, featuring a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing.
$27.99

The Saga of the Volsungs

SCN05
Jesse Byock (Translator)
University of California Press
2012
145
0520272994
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A piece full of traditional lore, including runic knowledge, jealousies of princes, betrayals, unrequited love, the vengeance of a Barbarian queen, the greed of Attila the Hun and the mythic deeds of a dragon-slayer.
$21.95

The Vikings

VIK09
Else Roesdahl
Penguin Putnam
1999
368
0140252827
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This well-written look at Norse civilization goes beyond the limited view of the ruthless Viking invaders, creating a full picture of the vibrant, artistic, agricultural and exploratory culture
$18.00

Beowulf

SCN27
Seamus Heaney
W. W. Norton & Company
2001
215
0393320979
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling, critically acclaimed verse translation of the seminal Anglo-Saxon epic, which tells of a Scandinavian hero's bravery in defending Denmark from the monster Grendel. Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney translated.
$15.95

The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558-1721

BLT15
Robert I. Frost
Longman
2000
401
0582064295
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, detailed history of the struggle over Estonia, Livonia and control of the Nordic-Baltic region during the 16th-18th centuries, a highly militarized period in the region's history.
$76.33

Isak Dinesen, The Life of a Storyteller

DMK17
Judith Thurman
Picador USA
1983
495
0312135254
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A Danish aristocrat who wrote in English and lived for many years in Kenya, Isak Dinesen lived on the international stage.
$24.00

The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

DMK27
Hans Christian Andersen, Diana Crone Frank, Jeffrey Frank
Duke
2005
293
0822336936
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A newly refurbished collection of 22 tales, adroitly retranslated by Diana and Jeffrey Frank and with the original illustrations.
$26.95

A History of the Vikings

VIK20
Gwyn Jones
Oxford University Press
2001
504
0192801341
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Jones integrates history and archaeology in this classic portrait of the Vikings.
$21.95

Nordic Gods and Heroes

SCN39
Padraic Colum, Willy Pogany (Illustrator)
Dover Publications
1996
292
0486289125
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Column's classic retelling of the dramatic tales of the Norse gods and goddesses, originally published in 1928. With 40 illustrations.
$12.95

The Vikings, A Very Short Introduction

VIK24
Julian D. Richards
Oxford University Press
2005
152
0192806076
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This slim volume is a stimulating, concise introduction to the Vikings.
$11.95

The Quiet Girl

DMK36
Peter Hoeg
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
424
0312427778
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Hoeg (Smilla's Sense of Snow) sets this fast-paced, inventive novel in present day Denmark.
$17.00

The Summer Book

SCN56
Tove Jansson
NYRB
2008
176
159017268X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A modern Scandinavian classic, Jansson's sweet, slender novel follows a young girl and her grandmother as they while away a summer on a tiny island in the Gulf of Finland.
$14.00

To Siberia

DMK41
Per Petterson
Graywolf Press
2009
256
0312428995
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This beautifully wrought tale of a young girl and her big brother Jesper captures the loneliness, magic and world of rural WWII-era Denmark.
$22.00

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

SWE54
Stieg Larsson
Alfred Knopf
2009
480
0307454541
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Larsson combines murder mystery, family saga, love story and financial intrigue into a complex and atmospheric novel set in Stockholm and the snowy landscapes of northern Sweden.
$16.95

The Long Ships

VIK33
Frans Gunnar Bengtsson
NYRB
2010
520
1590173465
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Captured by Vikings, made to take his place at the oars of a dragon-prowed war ship, a convert to Christianity and major player in the defeat of the Kings of England, Bengtsson's boy-hero Red Om has a grand time roaring and rampaging across 10th-century Europe in this classic saga.
$17.95

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World

EUR384
Andrew Jotischky
Penguin Putnam
2005
144
0141014490
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Richly decorated with photographs, illustrations and full-color maps, this compact atlas explores the empires, people, cultures and religions of the Middle Ages, providing an excellent introduction to European history.
$22.00

Viking, The Norse Warrior's (Unofficial) Manual

VIK35
John Haywood
Thames & Hudson
2013
208
0500251940
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This informative guide to the 10th-century Norse world will help you discover everything you will need to become a successful Viking warrior, including how to join a war band, what to look for in a good leader, how to behave at a feast, what weapons and armor to choose, how to fight in a shield wall, where to go raiding and how to navigate at sea. With 135 illustrations.
$19.95

The Viking Age, A Reader

VIK37
Angus A. Somerville (Editor)
University of Toronto Press
2010
503
1442601485
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This compilation of more than 100 primary source readings with commentary, geared for a university audience, covers all aspects of Medieval Viking life with authority.
$44.95

Viking Age, Everyday Life During the Extraordinary Era of the Norsemen

VIK39
Kirsten Wolf
Sterling Publishing Company
2013
252
1454909064
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Professor of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin and a native of Denmark, Wold brings scholarship and insight to this portrait of Norse culture and life.
$17.95

The Age of the Vikings

VIK43
Anders Winroth
Princeton University Press
2016
320
0691169292
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A holistic history of Viking culture, profiling how its influence extended beyond Scandinavia.
$17.95

My Struggle

NOR84
Karl Ove Knausgaard
Archipelago Books
2014
430
0914671006
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume of Norwegian literary star Knausgaard's brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel is composed of the narrator's interwoven memories of his coming-of-age in Norway. Knausgaard's philosophical reflections and relentlessly honest revelations have earned favorable comparisons to the work of Marcel Proust.
$27.00

The Woman Who Borrowed Memories, Selected Stories

SCN88
Tove Jansson
NYRB
2014
304
1590177665
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A spare, rich collection of vignettes by an acknowledged master of short story. The title story presents a disturbing case of transference (the redirection of feelings and desires from one person to another).
$16.95

Vikings: Life and Legend

VIK46
Matthias Wemhoff, Peter Prentz (Editor), Gareth Williams (Editor)
Cornell University Press
2014
288
0801479428
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated global perspective on the Vikings from the 8th through 11th centuries that reveals how the culture borrowed from both Christian Europe and the Islamic world.
$35.00

The Edge of the World, A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe

SCN91
Michael Pye
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
360
168177206X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Profiling the saints and spies, pirates and philosophers, artists and intellectuals who crossed the gray expanse stretching between Scandinavia and the British Isles, Pye illuminates the epic history of the North Sea.
$17.95

Fire and Ice, Classic Nordic Cooking

SCN95
Darra Goldstein
Ten Speed Press
2015
304
1607746107
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
This expert interpretation of classic Scandinavian dishes details 150 recipes from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Goldstein's well-illustrated selections include both the "achievable" and the "aspirational."
$40.00

Finland

SCN96
Hallwag
Hallwag
2013
1
3828300197
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This full-color folded road map covers northern Finland at a scale of 1:900,000 and southern Finland at 1:800,000 and indicates places of interest with a helpful index.
$11.95

The Nordic Cookbook

SCN97
Magnus Nilsson
Phaidon Press
2015
608
0714868728
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive exploration into Nordic cooking that travels through Denmark, the Faroes, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden with 400 recipes, photographs and explanations of ingredients and cooking techniques.
$49.95

Ancient Scandinavia, An Archaeological History from the First Humans to the Vikings

SCN98
T. Douglas Price
Oxford University Press
2015
520
0190231971
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive study of 10,000 years of Scandinavia, lifted from its bogs, lakes and fjords. Price shines light on the shared prehistories of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, from their first inhabitants to their Viking descendants.
$69.00

Sixty Degrees North

SCT251
Malachy Tallack
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
240
1681774615
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Beginning in his hometown in Shetland, Malachy Tallack walks along the 60th parallel through Scandinavia, Greenland, Alaska, Russia and Canada, considering larger themes of isolation, wildness and exile and the ways people interact with the land.
$15.95

Scandinavian Comfort Food, Embracing the Art of Hygge

SCN102
Trine Hahnemann
Chronicle Books
2016
288
1849498598
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
The doyenne of Scandinavian cooking Trine Hahnemann shares the simple pleasures of hygge in this collection of recipes. Even if your family doesn’t gather by the hearth when the days are short, her recipes are great for cozy, long meals.
$35.00

Nordic Wilderness, A Coloring Book

SCN103
Claire Scully
Chronicle Books
2016
80
1780679106
PAPER
Journal
0
0
0
0
The wild beauty of the Nordic wilderness -- deep blue fjords, impenetrable forests, rugged cliffs, wolves, owls and bears -- comes to life in this intricate coloring book. With perforated, fold-out pages.
$14.95

Scandinavian Coloring Book

SCN104
Zeena Shah
Sterling Publishing Company
2016
96
1454710012
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With Scandinavian folk-inspired patterns, this adult coloring book celebrates the wildlife of northern Europe and includes snowflakes, birds, butterflies, flowers and more. Its perforated pages make displaying work easy.
$14.95

Moon Oslo

NOR99
David Nikel
Hachette
2017
144
1631216619
PAPER
Guidebook
12/5/2017
0
0
0
0
This compact guide combines an overview of the history, culture and nature of Oslo with practical information for travelers. The book also features full-color photographs, maps and illustrations.
$14.99