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biography

Axel Jensen – from the tuxedo to the stove

Torgrim Eggen: Axel. From the tuxedo to the oven – the story of Axel Jensen

AXEL JENSEN: Torgrim Eggen balances in a reading party of a biography on a tight line between Axel Jensen's life and work.

Masterful biography of André Bjerke

Peter Norman Waage: André Bjerke: In the joy of the fight

: The polemicist who goes crazy drunk, but who never fails verbally, the competitive man and the energetic re-dictator. And over it all shines a golden humor.

Between the nursery and the court

And Skagen: Norway, our Norway – A country's biography

: Although cultural radicals are allowed to review Kaj Skagen's assessment of "the Norwegian", much of the thinking in the book comes from one of its foremost representatives, namely Jens Bjørneboe. 

From splintered childhood to political performance

Marie Laland Ekeli: Demonology. Kate Pendry's Life and Art

: A deep tenderness emerges, but also an anger on behalf of the child Kate.

Dag Hammarskjöld, seer and explorer

Roger Lipsey: Hammarskjold. A Life

: The official and intellectual Dag Hammarskjöld were not opposites, but mutually enriched each other, according to his biographer Roger Lipsey.

Psychosocial revolutionary

Werner Schmidt: Peter Weiss: A life as a critical intellectual

: Peter Weiss' political horizon has no topicality. But he was one of the greatest writers of the 1900th century.