FOR THE LOVE OF COD event with the Fargo Sons of Norway and Eric Dregni

Eric Dregni will join the Fargo Sons of Norway on Friday, October 8 for a presentation and discussion of his new book, FOR THE LOVE OF COD.
When Oct 08, 2021
from 11:30 AM to 14:30 PM
Where Sons of Norway, 722 2nd Ave. N, Fargo, ND 58102
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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?Eric Dregni will join the Fargo Sons of Norway on Friday, October 8 at 11:30 for a presentation and discussion of his new book, For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son's Search for Norwegian Happiness. There will be a luncheon from 11:30-1:30 followed by a presentation at 1:30. Zandbroz Variety will be selling books, and the event is free and open to the public.

Eric Dregni takes his son on a return trip to Norway—the country where he was born fifteen years earlier—to investigate whether it really is the happiest country on Earth. From a passion for dugnad or community volunteerism to sakte or “slow,” a rejection of the mad pace of modernity, this idiosyncratic tour shows readers how, or whether, Norwegian happiness translates.

"Eric Dregni is the best kind of tour guide, bringing to life a country vis-à-vis its people, its (sometimes odd) customs, and its places. Brew some kaffe, get koselig (cozy), and settle in to do some armchair traveling to Norway. It’s a trip you’ll be lykkelig (happy) to take." —Lorna Landvik, author of Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with Recipes)

"Honest, funny, and down to earth, For the Love of Cod is an eye-opening look at how Norway discovered the key to real happiness." —Foreword Reviews