Scandinavian Studies: Nonfiction and Memoir

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Letters from Tove Letters from Tove Tove Jansson 2021 Fall
A virtual memoir in letters by the beloved creator of the Moomins
For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness For the Love of Cod A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness Eric Dregni 2021 Spring
A journey to find Norway’s supposed bliss makes for a comic travelogue that asks, seriously, what makes Norwegians so damn happy—and does it translate?
Inside the Gate: Sigrid Undset’s Life at Bjerkebæk Inside the Gate Sigrid Undset’s Life at Bjerkebæk Nan Bentzen Skille 2018 Spring
Nobel Prize winner Sigrid Undset’s life at Bjerkebæk, her retreat in Lillehammer, Norway
Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America Vikings in the Attic In Search of Nordic America Eric Dregni 2014 Fall
Who are these rather odd Scandinavians in our midst?
Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life Whiskey Breakfast My Swedish Family, My American Life Richard C. Lindberg 2011 Fall
A poignant, multigenerational tale of the Swedish-American experience for two disparate Chicago families
German Autumn German Autumn Stig Dagerman 2011 Fall
The first U.S. edition of Dagerman’s account of postwar life in Germany
In Cod We Trust: Living the Norwegian Dream In Cod We Trust Living the Norwegian Dream Eric Dregni 2011 Fall
A vivid portrayal of modern Norway through the eyes of a fourth-generation Norwegian American from Minnesota
They Took My Father: Finnish Americans in Stalin’s Russia They Took My Father Finnish Americans in Stalin’s Russia Mayme Sevander and Laurie Hertzel 2004 Spring
A riveting memoir of one family’s struggle under a totalitarian regime

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