Here on Earth interviews Eric Dregni

By Here on Earth: Radio without Borders
Wisconsin Public Radio

Dregni_Vikings coverWhat does it mean to grow up Scandianvian? In his new book, Eric Dregni tracks down and explores the significant, and quite often bizarre historic sites, tales, and traditions of Scandinavia’s peculiar colony in the Midwest.

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"While reading Vikings in the Attic, I solved two family mysteries and added at least ten new jokes to my act."—Louie Anderson

In Vikings in the Attic, Eric Dregni tracks down and explores the significant—often bizarre—historic sites, tales, and traditions of Scandinavia’s peculiar colony in the Midwest. Dregni reveals the little-known tales that lie beneath the surface of Nordic America and proves by example why generations of Scandinavian-Americans have come to love and cherish these tales and traditions so dearly.

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