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The Summer of 19, an update

Sep 2, 2019

The summer is over, and autumn is here. But although we have been on vacation, deals have ticked in. Here’s an update on the recent ones.


Great reception for Middle Class Hero

Aug 20, 2019

Jens M. Johansson’s new novel Middle Class Hero has gotten fantastic reviews on it’s release last week.

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New bestseller from Jæger

Jun 26, 2019

Jørgen Jæger’s new book The Judas Fix went straight into the second place at the Bestseller list. His books sell incredible well – last year he sold 130 000 books in Norway.

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Welcome Jens!

Jun 14, 2019

We are proud to welcome Jens M. Johansson to Northern Stories. He is one of his generation’s most praised voices, with awards and great reviews to his name. He’s sharp and funny, kind and direct – a man you want to have with you both in a wedding and in a funeral. Read his books and you’ll understand what we’re talking about.

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Northern Stories in Cannes

May 29, 2019

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival took place last week and we where there to meet international producers.


World English rights deal for Sleepless

May 24, 2019

The Bookseller: Sandstone Press has bought World English rights to Anders Bortne’s Sleepless. And it is also just sold in Denmark to Gads Forlag.

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The Ice to become tv-series

May 6, 2019

After a fierce international competition for the rights to John Kåre Raake’s thriller The Ice, Nordisk Film Production gets the job of creating a lavish, international TV series with Tomb Raider director Roar Uthaug at the helm.

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Sørlandets litteraturpris to Tore Kvæven

Apr 29, 2019

Tore Kvæven has won another literary award, this time for best novel from the South of Norway.

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Books 2019 - our new catalogue

Mar 5, 2019

We are ready for Spring. And for that we have our new catalogue ready. Please have a look and tell us what you think!

The Last Eel

Torolf Kroglund's The Last Eel sold to Germany

Feb 18, 2019

The fascinating story about the eels and it’s fight for survival is brilliantly captured in Torolf Kroglund’s The Last Eel. Now it’s German translation rights are sold to Edel Books in Germany. The publisher is based in Hamburg, the “eel-capitol” of Germany.

Traitor's guide to North Korea

"The Traitor's Guide" sold to Germany

Dec 12, 2018

Morten Traavik’s The Traitor’s Guide to North Korea has been sold in an hefty auction to Suhrkamp in Germany.

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Bragepris to Tore Kvæven

Nov 23, 2018

Brageprisen for best fiction 2018 has been awarded to Tore Kvæven’s When the land darkens. So we couldn’t be more happy and proud; a fabulous book from a fantastic author!


Monster is launched in Sweden

Jun 7, 2018

One of the greatest joys of working with books is to see them published. And now “our” first book is out. Hurray! Jørgen Jæger’s Monster is now published in Sweden by Lind & Co.

Letters in History

Most Beautiful Norwegian Non-Fiction Book 2017

May 1, 2018

The most beautiful Norwegian nonfiction book in 2017 for adults is… Letters in History.

Thomas Reinertsen Berg

The History of Maps—to the world!

Jan 25, 2018

Thomas Reinertsen Berg’s award-winning book Theatre of the World is getting a lot of international attention.

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Jomsviking to Russia

Jan 2, 2018

Just before the end of the year a deal was reached with the Russian publisher AST to translate and publish Jomsviking in Russia. This means that the book has now been sold to eight territories.