Archive for October, 2011

In good company

Monday, October 31st, 2011

‘La meg synge deg stille sanger’ (Let me sing you gentle songs) has been shortlisted for the ‘Bergen leser’ award in the city of Bergen, Norway. The Award is organised by the public libraries in Bergen. The list of ten books¬†includes international as well as Norwegian books. The winner will be announced 11 November 2011. See the complete list here.



No. 1 in New Zealand

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Straight to No. 1 one the national booksellers’ chart!

And some very good reviews:

Otago Times

NZ Herald

The Listener

And here I am, on the other side of the earth…




Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The next country to publish The kindness of your nature will be Denmark.¬†Can’t wait¬†to meet Danish readers att the Bogforum in Copenhagen in November.

New Zealand

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

√Örstaviken, October 2011

So, the dreaded release in New Zealand has happened! Two important reviews so far, both very good. Huge relief, great joy!

The Listener

The New Zealand Herald