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  • The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist

    The Best Translated Book Awards announces fiction longlist
    The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English. American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
  • Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice

    Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice
    The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • TrustNordisk Inks More Deals On Berlinale Competition Player 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has closed further deals on Hans Petter Moland's "In Order of Disappearance" following its Feb.10 unspooling in competition at the Berlinale. New deals were closed for Italy (Teodora Film), Switzerland (Xenix...
  • Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research

    Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research
    Nobel prizes in science often go to researchers of an advanced age — many are retired by the time the call comes from Oslo saying they've won. Fred Kavli, a Norwegian immigrant who got rich from a business he founded in Van Nuys making...
  • Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore

    Frost cracks damage and destroy some trees on North Shore
    Although the historically low temperatures that swept through the area earlier this month have departed, the extreme cold damaged – and even destroyed – some plant life in towns along the North Shore. Following a polar vortex earlier this...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • LevelK Unleashes 'Drone' At Goteborg (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gearing up for Goteborg's Nordic Film Market, LevelK has acquired Tonje Hessen Schei's "Drone," a Norwegian-produced docu shedding light on the drone industry. The docu, produced by Lars Loge at Flimmer Film, investigates the consequences of drone...
  • Iram Hak on 'I Am Yours:' 'I Wanted To Tell A True and Unvarnished Story'

    A Pakistani-Norwegian beauty who started as an actress, Iram Haq made a bold and personal feature debut with "I Am Yours." A heart-wrenching drama turning on a lonely single mother struggling to find love and face her judgmental mother, the film world-...
  • Albania won't be host site for destruction of Syria chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON — Despite pressure from the Obama administration, Albania's prime minister said Friday that he would not allow the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons in the European country. Prime Minister Edi Rama surprised some Western officials...
  • 'I Am Yours' Submitted by Norway for Oscar

    Norway has chosen Iram Haq's first feature "I Am Yours" as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language film. " 'I am Yours' is an impressive debut that touches and raises important questions about being a woman and man in a complex society; the committee...