A short story set in 2040, when due to global warming Iceland’s climate becomes vastly colder and harsher. A biology teacher disappears during a school trip and her daughter starts to search for her.
The love for literature is what has always connected Icelanders. We sometimes claim that everyone on the island is a writer.
In spite of its unforgiving weather and lack of forests, more and more tourists are discovering that a trip to Iceland is the perfect detox.
Icelandic writer Andri Snær Magnason talks about how to write about climate change, the intersection of death and nature, and Iceland’s sacred cow.
Writer and poet Andri Snær Magnason talks about Iceland’s sacred cows, the importance of his grandmother, and his latest book “On Time and Water”.
In the far north of Iceland, on the coast of the fjord Dýrafjörður, social reciprocity and artistic expression are valued above all else.
According to Icelandic legends, the world started with a frozen cow. From its udders came the four rivers that nourished the world. An Icelandic writer reflects on the glaciers of his homeland.