We are the Londoners

Sep 13, 2019

We are proud to welcome Nazneen Khan-Østrem and her brilliant book “We are the Londoners – among gangsters, rabbis, oligarchs, rebels and other children of the British empire” to Northern Stories.

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Wilderness Sweaters

Sep 11, 2019

We are so happy to start working with Linka Neumann and her fantastic book Wilderness Sweaters!

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Janne Stigen Drangsholt receives Culture Prize

Sep 6, 2019

Janne Stigen Drangsholt has been awarded the Stavanger Aftenblad Cultural Award of 2019.

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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.


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.

Recent sales


Bjørn Andreas Bull-Hansen: Vinland

Sold to Turbine, Denmark

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.