Welcome to Books From Norway

Books from Norway is a website providing you with information in English about Norwegian literature in all genres: Fiction, Non-fiction and Children and Young Adults’ literature.

The information about the titles featuring on Books from Norway is provided by the rightsholders themselves as well as by NORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad.


Books from Norway is managed by NORLA. NORLA promotes the export of Norwegian literature through active profiling work and translation subsidies. Operations are financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Culture. For further information, please visit NORLA’s website.

Do you have any questions about Books from Norway?

Please have a look at the FAQ. For further questions, please contact Communications Adviser, Mette Børja.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

Norway was Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. The Book Fair in Frankfurt is the world’s most important marketplace for the international literary and media industry and is held every year in October. More than 10,000 journalists, 7,000 publishing houses and 300,000 visitors attend the book fair.

NORLA was in charge of the project and cooperated closely with authors, publishing houses, literary agents, art institutions, our network Norwegian Arts Abroad and other cultural entities.

At Norway2019.com you may find more information about the project, events and news.

Here you may find key figures on the Guest of Honour project.
For further details, please see NORLA’s report.