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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.
The Reykjavík City Library's Literature Web has now merged with Reykjavík City of Literature's website. Here you will find information about Icelandic contemporary authors.
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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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
The German Embassy in Iceland, Goethe-Institute in Copenhagen and Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature host a series of events with German writer and journalist Anne Siegel in Iceland in June 2019... Meira
“Kuldinn býr í mér/ híði úr kvíða / færir svæfil úr/ dúnmjúkri drífu/ undir höfuð mér/ snjóbreiðan/ voð að vefja um sig”