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The Norwegian Who Helped the Armenians Come to America

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 06.21.2015 | Books
Chris Bohjalian

Earlier this year, I journeyed from Vermont to Oslo to introduce myself to Marit Greve, an 86-year-old Norwegian who still swims in the fjord outside her home on the outskirts of the city. I wanted to meet her because it's possible some of my Armenian ancestors would not have wound up in America were it not for her grandfather,

Are These The Most Romantic Love Letters Of All Time?

Eric Utne | Posted 03.10.2012 | Books
Eric Utne

I have just published a collection of love letters from a Norwegian Nobel Peace Prize winner to the writer Brenda Ueland. There have been literally tens of thousands of tweets, blog posts, and letters to the editor flying through cyberspace debating the decision.