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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.


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.


The Bird Tribunal - still flying

May 29, 2019

Agnes Ravatn’s novel The Bird Tribunal is sold to Mima Förlag in Sweden, making it the 13th country where it will be published.

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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.

Isen, John Kåre Raake

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.

Recent sales


John Kåre Raake: The Ice

Sold to Helios in Estonia.
Sold to Balto Leidybos in Lithuania

Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen: Vinland

Sold to Meulenhoff Boekerij, The Netherlands

Agnes Ravatn: The Bird Tribunal

Sold to Mima Förlag in Sweden

Anders Bortne: Sleepless

Sold to Sandstone Press in the UK. (World English rights)
Sold to Gads Forlag in Denmark.

Linn Skåber/Lisa Aisato: Being Young

Sold to Sobobnost in Slovenia.
Sold in an auction to Rowohlt Verlag in Germany.
Sold also in an auction to Giunti Editore in Italy. And sold to Scolar in Hungary.

Morten Traavik: Traitor’s Guide to North Korea

Sold to Individuum in Russia.

Sverre Henmo’s Going Home

Sold to Turbine in Denmark in a preempt.