Norwegian Books in English

The Thirst by Jo Nesbo (Nesbø)

Crime Fiction is the most popular genre in Norway, and Jo Nesbo is the most successful serial author of Thrillers to date. He also writes Children’s Fiction.

Timba ia a Troll by Tor Åge Bingsværd & Lisa Aisato
Modus by Anne Holt
Fart Power by Jo Nesbø

The Doctor Proctor children’s book series is written by Jo Nesbø who is also a Thriller novelist.

A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard

This title is the second book in the six-book series of My Struggle, or the more controversial Norwegian title, Min Kamp. It is an autobiography posed as fiction and details the lives of himself and family.

Encircling by Carl Frode Tiller
The Bird Tribunal by Agnes Ravatn
The Ice Swimmer by Kjell Ola Dahl
Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr
Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
The Disappearing Children by Lars Joachaim Grimstad
The Burnt-out Town of Miracles by Roy Jacobsen
The Frozen Woman by Jon Michelet
Where Roses Never Die by Gunnar Staalesen
Knots by Gunnhild Øyehaug
Cardamom Town by Thorbjørn Egner