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THE DEPARTMENTAL HEART – "It is a real pleasure for me to deny them access"

Maria Rosvoll: Zolo Karoli

: Anti-Gypsyism is the latest yet widespread form of racism, which is directed against the Roma. Maria Rosvoll's Zolo Karoli is a feat of a book.

The experience of (un) human encounters with the ancients

Vigdis J. Reisæter: I will help you. A nurse's goodbye to elderly care

NURSING: After a decade in Norwegian elderly care, nurse Vigdis J. Reisæter could no longer bear to have to give a sedative to anxiety sufferers of dementia instead of a hand to hold and an ear to listen with.

Lies, manipulation and filth

Anne Applebaum. Translated by John Grande: The swan song of democracy. Politics that fails and friendships that end

DEMOCRACY: Anne Applebaum shows how concrete historical events developed a political populism. How can we understand and counteract the forces that want the liberal, democratic, fact-based structure of society to come to life?

What shaped him as a human being

Thorbjoern Jagland: You must own it yourself

MEMOAR: Was the most interesting thing in Thorbjørn Jagland's book overlooked by the critics?

The essence of Africa

Tore Linné Eriksen: Africa – from the first people to today

Migrations, language families and trade routes: Tore Linné Eriksen's Africa book is a door opener with its many short, thematic stories. But does he succeed in delivering what he promises?

Inside the "white power" of the United States

Vegard Tenold Aase: Everything you love must burn. Inside the rebirth of white nationalism in the United States

NATIONALISM: In Vegard Tenold Aase's new book, we get to know right-wing extremist groups in the United States, where they deny the Holocaust and believe in a new lease on neo-Nazism.

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.

What does Michel Houellebecq want?

Michel Houellebecq: Serotonin

: The controversial author Michel Houellebecq recently released his first book in four years. Will the book give the French farmers the traction they need in the struggle for their livelihood?

To dream is to look death in the eyes

Terje Dragseth: Dream book. An occult diary

: What is this to dream, what does it mean?

Norway has become a climate political slowdown

Eivind Trædal: The black shift

: Our important public debater Eivind Trædal has written a thorough history book about Norwegian climate policy – and why it is on a wild goose chase.

Tempting and seductive feminism

Fact cartoon series by Marta Breen and Jenny Jordahl: Women in Fight – 150 years of struggle for freedom, equality and sisterhood

: Sometimes it's simple sparkling good. Breen and Jordahl's presentation of the history of the women's struggle in comic book format is fresh and liberating, devoid of self-assurance. 

Paradoxical book about birds

Jim Robbins (Translated by Gunnar Nyquist): The wonderful world of birds

: We are many who love the birds and feel a closeness to these beautiful, flying creatures. Jim Robbins is one of them, and with the love of birds as a backdrop, he has written the book The Wonderful World of Birds.