Welcome to Books From Norway

Books from Norway provides you with English-language information about all genres of Norwegian literature.
In addition, the website lists translators of Norwegian literature into almost 50 languages!

The information about the titles featuring on Books from Norway is provided and updated by the rightsholders themselves. The translator’s profiles are updated by the translators.
Books from Norway is managed by NORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad.


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 Senior Communications Adviser, Mette Børja.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

Norway was Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019, the world’s most important marketplace for the international literary and media industry. 
NORLA was in charge of the project and cooperated closely with authors, publishing houses, literary agents, translators, art institutions, our network Norwegian Arts Abroad and other cultural entities.

At our Guest of Honour website Norway2019.com you may find more information about the project.

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