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Explore Icelandic literary history.
Visit a charming writer-illustrator's home in the heart of the old town. In this renovated house you can also learn about the history of Reykjavik at the dawn of the 20th century.
Read about Icelandic contemporary authors and their work on the Reykjavík City Library's Literature Web. You'll find information about over 100 writers.
Do you want to learn a little about Icelandic literary history from the saga age to the present? Take a look at our literary timeline and start your journey.
The Reykjavík City library began a podcast series in June 2017. There the staff and guests talks about books, theatre and other literature related things.
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The Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature is proud to announce that the Canadian writer Chantal Ringuet from Québec City was selected to be the first writer to stay in the Gröndalshouse Literature... Meira
Poets Lavinia Greenlaw, Paul Muldoon and Simon Armitage visit Iceland and appear at two events in Reykjavík on June 21st and 22nd 2019. Three books with poetry by these distinguished ... Meira
“My body is a wondrous instrument, played in turn by the angels of Heaven and the devils below.”