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Kagge Forlag

Wonder as a way of life

Jostein Gaarder: We are here now. A philosophy of life

PHILOSOPHY: Jostein Gaarder conveys a mixture of worry and wonder.

The American dissatisfaction, frustration, inconsolability, hopelessness and mistrust

Aspen Hammer: USA. A superpower in crisis

POLICY: The philosopher Espen Hammer gives a crystal clear analysis of US policy in a new book. This is a country where the annual value of lobbying is estimated at well over NOK 40 billion.

The dissatisfaction, the frustration, the inconsolability, the hopelessness and the mistrust

Aspen Hammer: USA. A superpower in crisis

POLICY:: In the USA, the annual value of lobbying activities is estimated at well over NOK 40 billion.

Norwegian shadow pages

Alexander Wisting: Pursued by the state. The relentless hunt for Norwegian communists

COMMUNISTS: The author writes the story of the stigmatized in a Norway that cultivated the victory story and the Labor Party's sweeping flags, while hunting for the Communists.

When is it okay to lie, and why?

Lars Fr. H. Svendsen: The philosophy of lies

LIE: There are no limits to how many lies leaders can tell the people as long as the lies are useful to the state, and other lie perspectives from the philosophy of the new book.

To combine research, observation, gut feelings and human knowledge

Erika Fatland: Loud. A Journey in the Himalayas

LONGTVEKISTAN: Erika Fatland has taken the journey across childhood's promised fantasy land that stretches across several national territories.

A little war, if appropriate

Kristoffer Egeberg: Peace nation Norway

: The nation of peace Norway shows how laxly controlled our «peace contributions» in the world are.

With the imperfect guideline 

Christian Egge: Humanity first and foremost Insights into the Camphill villages in Norway

: People with special needs are the prerequisite for creating good societies, said the founder of the Camphill movement.

Tasty carotid artery

Trude Lorentzen, Karin Beate Nøsterud (photo): E6. A journey through Norwegians' lives

: Well-written and stylish book about a country that is somewhere between the continental and «Around Norway».