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NON-FICTION RIGHTS CATALOGUE

Cappelen Damm Agency 2015

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Published by CAPPELEN DAMM AS www.cappelendamm.no Layout: CAPPELEN DAMM AS Print: AIT Oslo, Oslo 2015 ISBN: 978-82-02-48526-9 Cover Photo: Kari Hestnes © CAPPELEN DAMM AS 2015

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CONTENT Contact Information.................................................. 4 Narrative Non-Fiction................................................ 7 Nature and Outdoors................................................. 23 Fitness and Health.................................................... 33 Parenting.................................................................. 41 Management and Communication................................45 Food and Gardening................................................... 61 Design and Crafts...................................................... 77

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Ă…SFRID HEGDAL Rights Director asfrid.hegdal@cappelendamm.no Dir +47 21 61 74 15 Mob +47 924 46 123

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CAPPELEN DAMM AGENCY Cappelen Damm is Norway’s largest publishing house, publishing approximately 1000 titles a year, within the genres of fiction, non-fiction, educational books and children’s books. Cappelen Damm is owned jointly by Bonnier and Egmont. Cappelen Damm’s list of Norwegian non-fiction authors includes Tore Rem, Øyvind Strømmen, Simen Ekern, Ivo de Figueiredo, Hans Olav Lahlum, Arne & Carlos, Tone Finnanger and Dorthe Skappel. We also have a strong list of translated non-fiction, including Bob Dylan, Florian Illies, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Thomas Piketty and Malala Yousafzai. Cappelen Damm Agency represents the rights of all of the authors in this catalogue. The Agency is responsible for all foreign book rights, as well as rights for TV, film, radio, anthologies, electronic media and co-productions. We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the authors and the sales of foreign rights. We attend all the major international bookfairs, and are looking forward to speaking to you!

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NARRATIVE NON-FICTION

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N A R R AT I V E N O N - F I CT I O N

HAMSUN AND HITLER THE JOURNEY On Saturday 26th June 1943, Hitler granted one of his rare audiences to a writer, the Norwegian Knut Hamsun, then generally hailed as the greatest living writer of the Germanic peoples, a contemporary Goethe. The meeting started jovially, but ended in disaster. While Hamsun insisted on his loyalty to the Führer, he also spoke out against him, interrupting a man who was not used to being interrupted. A furious Hitler ended the conversation after 45 minutes – and Hamsun and his entourage left in disappointment.

AUTHOR:

TORE REM TITLE ENGLISH:

This is the first time this spectacular event in Norwegian and European cultural history has been used as the basis for an entire book. Knut Hamsun – Reisen til Hitler explores the trappings of literary genius and authority, as well as the uses of culture in Nazi Germany.

HAMSUN AND HITLER TITLE NORWEGIAN:

KNUT HAMSUN FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 400 pages

The book's main narrative, the seven-day journey to and from the meeting, ends with an epilogue which includes Hamsun's obituary for Hitler, published on 7th May 1945.

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

BRAZIL (Geração Editorial) DENMARK (Vild Maskine)

PHOTO: FREDRIK ARFF

After a teaser which takes the reader straight into the journey, the book – in order to establish the premises of what took place – considers a few episodes from Hamsun's life up until 1943. These include his attempt at doing away with the father figure Ibsen, his Nobel Prize and rise to fame, how he became the favourite of the German far right, his interventions on behalf of Nazi Germany during the war, his antisemitism and allegiance to the idea of the Germanic peoples, as well as Goebbels' glowing reception of his favourite writer in May 1943. A month later Knut Hamsun sets off to Vienna as the star attraction of a big nazi propaganda show, a congress of nazi journalists. It is after having been celebrated as a great success in the second capital of the Reich, that Hamsun is flown on to Berghof, Hitler's mountain residence in Southern Bavaria.

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Tore Rem (1967–) is a writer, critic and literary scholar working at the University of Oslo. He has previously published books about Kielland, Ibsen, Bjørneboe and Dickens.

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NOMINATED FOR THE CRITICS PRIZE

‘... an audience hit, suitable for a tabloid audience, a literary audience, Second World War nerds and anyone looking for a Christmas present for Dad. History has something to fascinate everyone. ... Tore Rem is a skilled storyteller ... a living mediator who will be met with interest and curiosity.’ AFTENPOSTEN

‘... a liberating book. Liberating because Rem approaches the difficult Hamsun debate in a clever, open and thorough manner. ... relating to the material in a way that is decidedly non-judgmental.’ KLASSEKAMPEN

‘Tore Rem's compelling and important book ... He is sensitive in his demonstration of Hamsun's transformation from anti-authoritarian individualist to rigid, leading literary figure. ... Rem empowers the author in an exemplary manner.’ MORGENBLADET

‘Meticulous, exciting and overwhelmingly well documented. ... Tore Rem's work on Knut Hamsun's meeting with Hitler has become a full-bodied, often very exciting and insightful piece of work ...’ DAGSAVISEN

‘... adds fuel and relevance to one of the nation's biggest cultural debates of the past 70 years. ... an achievement. ... Well composed, fresh and innovative ... a reading experience.’ NRK

‘... told using agile language and with a firm narrative technique ... sensational new material ... not just a pleasure to read, but also an exceptionally beautiful book ...’ FÆDRELANDSVENNEN

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N A R R AT I V E N O N - F I CT I O N

IN THE WAKE OF HATRED I hatets fotspor is a journey through modern Islamophobia. Where does this hatred come from? Øyvind Strømmen takes us on several journeys, including one to Bosnia, where hatred of Muslims led to the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. Islamophobia is illuminated through the story of a suicide in Notre Dame and the story of a young man running amok in the streets of Antwerp.

AUTHOR:

ØYVIND STRØMMEN TITLE ENGLISH:

This book shows how hatred can be normalised and that both civil war and genocide must be considered in a cultural context. It also looks more closely at contra-jihadism and shows how the idea of Eurabia has spread. We need to look at our recent history, Strømmen opines, to understand why and how this hatred has been able to grow.

IN THE WAKE OF HATRED TITLE NORWEGIAN:

I HATETS FOTSPOR FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 192 pages

‘One of the best-informed Norwegian journalists when it comes to fascism and Muslim hatred in Europe. … I hatets fotspor is characterised by Øyvind Strømen's great narrative and unique perspective. He starts with his own experiences and blends thorough research with interviews and reports in a form of prose which seems both reliable and built on a wide range of verifiable sources.’ KLASSEKAMPEN

‘The Norwegian public changed after the events of 22nd July, and one of the reasons for this is a man called Øyvind Strømmen. His main point is that solo terrorist Breivik was not a lone wolf – he was part of a pack.’

PHOTO: THOR BRØDRESKIFT

VG

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Øyvind Strømmen (1980–) has for many years been following the internet exchanges between those who carry on the debate on the extreme right. He is one of the few able to give us badly needed knowledge about this world in the wake of July 22nd.

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The press about Den sorte tråden:

The press about Det mørke nettet:

‘It is warmly recommended to all who want to understand more about extreme actions and extreme lines of thought. But, better read it in day-light.’

‘This has got to be the most important book of the year.’

FÆDRELANDSVENNEN

‘A clear account for those who want to grasp what European right-wing extremism is all about ... Today’s politicians must find the courage to confront worlds of thought that are so hostile to mankind. Strømmen is a model of clarity on this topic. He deserves gratitude for this important book.’ VÅRT LAND

‘A well-written, educational and very wellinformed book and, besides, exceptionally timely.’

DAGSAVISEN

‘Øyvind Strømmen was awarded “Freelancer of the year” this fall for his journalism on right wing extremists and islamofobic blogs on the internet. It is well-deserved. And with this book he has made a strong contribution to the discussions the Norwegian society will go through post July 22nd.’ NRK

‘In order to get a sober explanation in Norwegian of the lineage of right-wing extremism, Strømmen is clearly the source to consult.’ DAGENS NÆRINGSLIV

KLASSEKAMPEN

‘The strength of this book lies in its detailed presentations of different movements, from the socially acceptable anti-Semitism of the 19th century to today’s marginalised but noisy contra-jihadists. Strømmen delivers solid documentation.’ DAGSAVISEN

‘Strømmen has completed a massive task in order to establish a narrative that exposes the continuity of political violence, including in Norway. It follows that Den sorte tråden is a very important contribution, not only to public understanding, but also for those who write about Norway’s history.’

‘ … whereas I and only too many of the other permanently employed journalists have prioritised, or have had to prioritise other topics, the freelancer Strømmen has dug deep.’ MORGENBLADET

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (Tammi) SWEDEN (Molin & Sorgenfrei) FRANCE (Actes Sud)

AFTENPOSTEN

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N A R R AT I V E N O N - F I CT I O N

EUROPEANS Ekern is an expert on Italy and a past winner of the Brage prize. He has worked as a European correspondent for newspapers and television for many years, and now he has written this major book about Europe. ‘Europe is like the Titanic,’ the Spanish foreign minister said in an interview in April 2012. ’If the ship sinks, the first class passengers will drown like everyone else.’ His metaphor may have been over-morbid, but the next few years are destined to evolve as a dramatic chapter in European history. ’Europe’ has become a word of abuse in many European election campaigns, synonymous with grey Brussels bureaucrats or with elites who don’t understand how ordinary people live.

AUTHOR:

SIMEN EKERN TITLE ENGLISH:

EUROPEANS

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

EUROPEERE

Ekern takes the economic crisis as starting point for a journey through Europe. He tells of crisis interventions and relief packages, but his main theme is the practical consequences of problems in the EU: people who lose jobs, electors who lose hope and intellectuals who lose perspective.

FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 304 pages

This is a good contemporary history describing what Europe is and can be in the first half of the 21st century. ‘Journalistically prepared, linguistically confident, technically solid. ... Ekern’s book is divided into ten chapters. Most of them are based on interviews that either facilitate access to topics such as the German austerity policy or are used as a basis for portraits of selected problem countries such as Greece, Italy and Hungary. … But the strength of the book is equally in how Ekern interweaves these interviews with history lessons, anecdotes, well-placed quoted, short travelogues and a suitable dose of first-person journalism. A lot of hard work goes into a tapestry like this.’

PHOTO: AGNETE BRUN

AFTENPOSTEN

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Simen Ekern (1975–) is an author and journalist. In recent years he has lived in Brussels and in Rome, where he has covered European politics and culture for several media organisations including Dagbladet, TV2 and Morgenbladet. Ekern is a trained social and political historian who has for many years been considered one of Norway’s leading experts on Italy. He made his debut as an author in 2006 with Berlusconis Italia, which was very well received. In 2011 he published Roma, which won the Brage prize for the best non-fiction publication that year.

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‘... great insight and even more knowledge combined with observational skills and an eye for detail.’ NRK

‘In this book, he draws on extensive knowledge while also using his acute powers of observation to depict the lives of normal people and link them to the big topics of discussion in contemporary Europe.’ FÆDRELANDSVENNEN

‘Insightful and knowledge-based description of Europe. … Ekern makes the battle for Europe’s future both an intense and terrifying tale.’ TRØNDERAVISA

‘Of the utmost relevance for finding out more about contemporary political leanings in Europe. … Combined with entirely personal experiences, meetings with important and less important people, and the big topics of discussion.’ FINANSAVISEN

‘With his book Europeere, Simen Ekern has created a solid and hyper-relevant book about the EU and the challenges facing Europeans.’ HAMAR ARBEIDERBLAD

‘Simen Ekern’s new book shows us the extreme tension that has arisen between nationalists who want an end to the EU and those championing the EU who see solutions in reducing national state sovereignty even more. … exceedingly relevant.’ UNIVERSITAS

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BERLIN This book is a portrait of a city and a work of modern Cultural history. Torgrim Eggen follows the fate of Berlin from the fall of the Kaiser in 1918 to the present day. In the 20th century, Berlin was the world's focus – from the Revolution through Nazism and the Cold War to a reunited city. There is still no European capital that concerns us more. This book portrays the city's brutal history, but also some of its extraordinary personalities like Marlene Dietrich, Rosa Luxemburg, Berthold Brecht, Willy Brandt, Albert Speer and David Bowie.

AUTHOR:

TORGRIM EGGEN

The modern history of Berlin is a tale of many new beginnings, both in politics and in architecture. And the vision for the city is always the same, whether its origins are in the empire, the national socialist or the communist period: to control and overcome the changeability of Berlin and show it off as stable and lasting, indeed, eternal.

TITLE ENGLISH:

BERLIN

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

BERLIN

FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 448 pages

From a personal point of view, Torgrim Eggen gives us an insightful and nuanced account of an irresistible city. ‘The spectacular and quaint prevail in this book, but the new journalism style is actually quite fitting to Berlin's temperament and dramatic history. ... It is essentially a well-written and knowledgeable book. … Eggen is one of Norway's few golden pens, an author who neither is capable of nor willing to write in a boring fashion.’ KLASSEKAMPEN

‘An interesting book, with emphasis on a Western perspective. ... He writes so well and thoroughly about the creation of Bowie's masterpiece ‘Heroes' (both the song and the album) that tears appear in the corner of my eye.’

PHOTO: CHRISTIAN BERSET

DAGBLADET

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Torgrim Eggen (1958–) is a former musician and journalist, now a full time writer. With a sharp and witty pen he echoes the zeitgeist in his novels, exploring phenomena such as vanity, politics, immigration and our crazy and wonderful Internet society.

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTERS 1900 TO 2015 FROM LORD SALISBURY TO DAVID CAMERON Britiske statsministere 1900–2015. Fra Lord Salisbury til David Cameron tells the story of all of the United Kingdom's prime ministers over the last 115 years. The book presents entertaining portraits of the lives of 22 very important politicians, and also explains both the United Kingdom's own development and the country's role in the international community. Readers are invited on an exciting and educational journey through contemporary political history.

AUTHORS:

HANS OLAV LAHLUM AND ØIVIND BRATBERG TITLE ENGLISH:

BRITISH PRIME MINISTERS 1900 TO 2015 TITLE NORWEGIAN:

BRITISKE STATSMINISTRE 1900-2015

Through 400 pages we journey from the world's largest colonial empire at the end of the 1800s via two world wars and a cold war in the 1900s up to our century's financial crisis and war against terror – all in the company of still disputed historical figures such as Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. The book brings forth from obscurity both the triumphs and tragedies in the lives and political careers of lesser-known prime ministers.

FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 500 pages

This book will be of great interest to all readers with even a modicum of interest in history, politics or people. Political scientist Øivind Bratberg is one of Norway's leading experts on the United Kingdom, and historian Hans Olav Lahlum is one of Norway's leading mediators of political history. Øivind Bratberg is a political scientist based at the University of Oslo, whose doctoral research focused on party politics in the United Kingdom. He has contributed feature articles and media appearances to Morgenbladet, Klassekampen, NRK and TV2 discussing themes relating to British politics. critically acclaimed biography Oscar Torp in 2007. He has since published five crime novels and five non-fiction books. His crime novels have become bestsellers in Norway, and will shortly be available in English, Italian and Korean.

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PHOTO: FREDRIK ARFF

Hans Olav Lahlum (1973–) is a historian. He made his literary debut with the

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N A R R AT I V E N O N - F I CT I O N

KIM’S GAME ABOUT THE KOREAN WHO DISAPPEARED IN SØRKEDALEN AND THE POWER GAME WHICH FOLLOWED.

At Easter 1979 a bag was found on a 169 bus after it had reached its terminus at Sørkedalen outside Oslo. When the driver opened it he found a string vest, a camera, a written and stamped postcard and a passport belonging to a South Korean called Koh Sang-Moon. The driver handed the bag in to the lost property office at Oslo police station, and the case remained unsolved until Sang-Moon inexplicably reappeared several months later on North Korean television propaganda as a defector. After the end of the Korean War, the kidnapping of South Koreans abroad became one of North Korea's most important propaganda weapons against the West.

AUTHOR:

SUN HEIDI SÆBØ TITLE ENGLISH:

KIM’S GAME

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

KIMS LEK FORMAT:

151x226 mm

In Kims Lek, journalist Sun Heidi Sæbø follows up the story of the student who brought the major political game between North and South Korea to the little land of Norway. She tracks down Sang-moon's daughter at her home in Seoul and discovers that she has still not given up hope of getting her father back. Sæbø interviews surviving participants in the affair and delves into embassy archives. Last but not least, she speaks with a South Korean who took what to us seems an incomprehensible decision, choosing to leave South Korea for the North. Was it really unthinkable that Koh Sang-Moon moved voluntarily?

Sun Heidi Sæbø (1980–) is a journalist and former Asia correspondent for Dagbladet. This is her first book.

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THE UNTOUCHABLES A FIELDWORKER’S ACCOUNT OF EBOLA Ane Bjøru Fjeldsæter is a psychologist who has done two tours of voluntary duty as a fieldworker for Médecins sans Frontières in the parts of Liberia and Sierra Leone affected by Ebola. While there, she wrote several accounts of her work with the deadly disease. The story of 5-year old Patrick from Liberia, who amazingly was one of the survivors, has been translated into 20 languages and has become known throughout the world since it was first published in English in The Guardian. AUTHOR:

In De uberørbare, Fjeldsæter adds stark new human stories to her report. Doctor Fanta, the renowned Congolese senior doctor who may have lost her mind. Ma Boko Dolly, the woman with a moon face and bruises who frightens the nurses by wanting a cuddle. Aisata, the uncomprehending little girl who has to be carried out of the ward where her mother dies.

ANE BJØRU FJELDSÆTER TITLE ENGLISH:

THE UNTOUCHABLES TITLE NORWEGIAN:

DE UBERØRBARE FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 200 pages

This book gives a hot, topical and gripping insight into the fight against the deadly illness which Fjeldsæter calls ‘the love virus' – the serial killer which is so weak that it can be eradicated by soap and water but whose secret weapon is the affection we show to our nearest and dearest. Ebola is the enemy within, which you pass on to the people who are closest and most sympathetic to you. De uberørbare is not just a story about Ebola, but also an account of how our attitude to events in developing countries affects our capacity to let ourselves be touched.

Ane Bjøru Fjeldsæter (1983–) is a psychologist and fieldworker with

Médecins Sans Frontières. In 2014 she worked for MSF in the areas of Liberia and Sierra Leone affected by ebola.

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MAGNUS CARLSEN PORTRAIT OF A WORLD CHAMPION New, revised and updated edition of Arne Danielsen's book about Magnus Carlsen. Magnus Carlsen has achieved two of the most important sporting successes of any Norwegian in the 21st century. On 1st January 2010 he became the youngest person in history to reach the top of the world ranking in chess. And last year he became world champion in a competition which all Norway followed for two weeks. The book describes Carlsen's way to the top in a game which is surrounded by myths. It explains the phenomenon and enables the reader to understand the drama played out on the chessboard in important matches. This will help the general public to understand the significance of Magnus Carlsen's fantastic achievements in the world of chess.

AUTHOR:

ARNE DANIELSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

MAGNUS CARLSEN TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MAGNUS CARLSEN FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 256 pages

This edition has been extensively rewritten and 5 new chapters added, including new interviews with Carlsen, and an update from the World Chess Championships at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in November 2014 and 30 pictures.

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

DENMARK (Turbine forlaget) NETHERLANDS (De Bezige Bij | Cargo)

‘But we realise one thing quite quickly: Magnus Carlsen is an exceptional player the like of which the world has probably never seen before. At the end of the book, Danielsen paints a mini portrait of a few other chess icons, many of whom are equally special and eccentric, such as the American Bobby Fischer.’

PHOTO: BØRRE THORSTENSEN

LO-AKTUELT

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Arne Danielsen (1955–) published his first book Åttenderaden in 2002. In more recent years, he has been working as a freelance journalist and photographer; his previous jobs have included tram driving and magazine editing. Much of his free time is spent instructing children in chess.

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ONE MORE GAME A BIOGRAPHY OF CLAUS LUNDEKVAM There are better footballers than Claus Lundekvam. There are players with faster legs, smoother technique, better tactical sense and last but not least, a better eye for a chance at goal. Lundekvam's old trainer, Gordon Strachan, is reputed to have said that a corpse put in the penalty area would have had a better chance of scoring from a corner than Lundekvam. After all that is said – no Norwegian has played more games in top level English football. 410 appearances for Southampton speak for themselves. During the 12 years he played for the club, he was one of the town's most popular players.

AUTHORS:

THOMAS KARLSEN AND CLAUS LUNDEKVAM

The story of Claus Lundekvam's life as a footballer is an unparalleled success, just as much as the story of his later life is an extraordinary failure. When he hung up his boots in 2008, as the lights went out and the doors of the stadium shut behind him for the last time, he said to himself that now he would set aside two years just to relax. That was the start of a roller coaster of sex and alcohol dependency which ended up with admission to a detoxification clinic.

TITLE ENGLISH:

ONE MORE GAME TITLE NORWEGIAN:

EN KAMP TIL FORMAT:

151x226 mm

This is a raw and honest book which borrows as much from rock biographies as from the chronicles of English football. It is a story of trying to tame the wild animal in oneself without losing oneself on the way.

Thomas Karlsen (1987–) is a freelance journalist who has worked for

Dagbladet Magasinet, VG Helg and the football magazine Josimar. This is his first book.

Claus Lundekvam (1973–) is a retired footballer. He got his breakthrough with the Norwegian football club Brann, but most of his career as a player was in Southampton. Lundekvam is the Norwegian who has had the most appearances in the Premier League.

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SHADES OF BLACK THE STORY OF NORWEGIAN BLACK METAL In the mid 1990's, the general public associated Norwegian black metal music with murder and setting fire to churches. However, the origins of this genre in which Norwegian bands are world leaders, are ten years older. Nowadays, Norwegian black metal bands tour all over the world and sell hundreds of thousands of discs. Norwegian black metal has been house-trained, the greatest bands have topped the Norwegian album chart, and black metal bands have also taken part in the annual Norwegian version of the Eurovision Song Contest.

AUTHOR:

HARALD FOSSBERG TITLE ENGLISH:

SHADES OF BLACK TITLE NORWEGIAN:

NYANSER AV SVART FORMAT:

Music journalist Harald Fossberg goes behind the headlines, into the history of the development of the genre. Several of the most important participants tell the story in their own words. They begin at the beginning, when boys in their early teens became pen pals and swapped cassettes with each other prior to forming bands, and go on to describe how the music scene developed.

210x225 mm / 224 pages

Harald Fossberg (1960–) is a journalist and music reporter for the newspaper Aftenposten. He has a regular music programme on radiOrakel ('Radio Oracle'). Fossberg also has experience as a musician.

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SEIGMEN Seigmen had the biggest public following of any band in Norway in the 1990’s and is still much in demand for live performances. Vocalist and front man Alex Møklebust has been described as Norway’s most charismatic and visually impressive vocalist. The band plays Goth- and industry-inspired rock, heavy and monumental with lyrics in both Norwegian and English. Monument 1992–2014 tells the story of the band which started as an underground phenomenon and rapidly grew up to be a massive hit.

AUTHOR:

ARVID SKANCKE-KNUTSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

SEIGMEN

Bjørn Opsahl has followed the band from the start and for 22 years, both as friend and photographer. The text is written by Arvid Skancke-Knutsen who like Opsahl has followed the band closely as a rock journalist. Author and fellow-musician Harald Rosenløw-Eeg makes personal contributions to the text, and the band members themselves will write the foreword.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SEIGMEN FORMAT:

248x272 mm / 184 pages

In March 2015 Seigmen will make an album-comeback, producing their first disc since 1997. The book will be published in conjunction with the album launch and a photograph exhibition in Oslo.

Bjørn Opsahl is one of Norway’s best known fashion photographers. He has taken part in several TV shows, including as a photographer and judge in Top Model.

Arvid Skancke-Knutsen has many years experience as a music journalist and has been editor of various websites. He now works freelance as a writer.

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SECOND BEST A PERSONAL HISTORY OF THE IDEAS OF GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE

Gold, silver and bronze medals were first given to Olympic winners in St. Louis, USA, in 1904. But why these particular metals? Did the idea come from the USA? Does the inspiration stretch right back to antiquity? Or is the tradition more recent, from royal and state medals? Gudmund Skjeldal took second place in the 50 km ski race at Holmenkollen in 1993, after being in the lead up to the last kilometre. The story of this race forms the framework for his personal explorations of the history of gold, silver and bronze.

AUTHOR:

GUDMUND SKJELDAL TITLE ENGLISH:

SECOND BEST TITLE NORWEGIAN:

A bronze medallist is often happy at having only just missed the silver. It's worse to be a silver medallist, who could so nearly have been the Olympic champion. Like Juha Mieto at the Olympic Games at Lake Placid in 1980, one hundredth of a second behind the gold medallist in the cross-country ski race. Gold is both a crowning achievement and a curse. The gymnast Nadia Comaneci scored a perfect 10.0 at the Olympic Games in Montreal in 1976. She won three gold medals at the age of fourteen. After perfection, what next?

NESTBEST FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 288 pages

Gudmund Skjeldal is a critically acclaimed author who writes about the history of ideas. As a former member of the national ski team, he is the ideal person to write this book. 'It's a thrilling run and a pure pleasure to read.’ RUNNER'S WORLD

'… draws us into the story to share the sense of defeat.’

PHOTO: ELLEN LANDE GOSSNER

BERGENS TIDENDE

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Gudmund Skjeldal (1970–) has a degree in History of Ideas and the author of several critically acclaimed books. He was a member of the Norwegian cross-country team in the 1990s and headed the campaign for climate concerns “White Winter” in 2007 and 2008.

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NATURE AND OUTDOORS

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N AT U R E A N D OUTDOORS

HJALMAR DALE – THE FORGOTTEN ADVENTURER In the winter of 1927–28 Helge Ingstad and Hjalmar Dale were fur-trappers in the Canadian wilderness. Four years later Ingstad published Pelsjegerliv and secured his place in Norwegian literary history.

AUTHOR:

RANDULF VALLE TITLE ENGLISH:

HJALMAR DALE – THE FORGOTTEN ADVENTURER TITLE NORWEGIAN:

This new book about Hjalmar Dale is partly a biography and partly a description of the pioneering time in Canada. Hjalmar Dale lived among the fur trappers and gold prospectors. He was attracted to adventure and he travelled through huge wildernesses by canoe and dog team. The blank spaces on the map disappeared gradually, and Dale's death marked the end of the pioneer time.

HJALMAR DALE – DEN GLEMTE EVENTYRER FORMAT:

210x225 mm / 272 pages

‘Hjalmar Dale from West Norway was Helge Ingstad’s teacher. Randulf Valle’s biography gives a vivid picture of his life as a tracker in the wilderness of Northern Canada a hundred years ago.’ DAG OG TID

‘It will be of interest to all who want to develop a thorough understanding of how people have done their utmost to explore new regions and make use of the natural resources to be found there.’ GUDBRANDSDØLEN DAGNINGEN

‘Randulf Valle’s book about seeking an alternative life in the wilderness is fascinating.’ NULL

Randulf Valle (1974–) has a doctorate in metallurgy, but is best known as an

adventurer and photographer and as the author of eight books. He was editor of the magazine Friluftsliv (Outdoor Life) from 2004 to 2013, and is a member of the jury for the Helge Ingstad prize.

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AA MICROEXPEDITION YEAR IN THE WOODS This is Torbjørn Ekelund's account of spending one night per month alone in the Woods throughout 2013. As a boy he used to dream of hazardous expeditions to unmapped regions. At the age of 41 he realised that twelve nights in the nearest wood was the best he could hope for. It wasn't much, but it was better than nothing. Året i skogen is not a book about heroic feats in the wilderness. It is more about mankind's place in nature and basically about the nature of mankind. 'My hope was that these trips would bring me a little closer to what I more and more often think of as an obvious truth which is hidden from me in the routine of daily life. That I am a tiny part of the great mechanism we call nature. That I came from it and that one day I shall go back to it. I and all others before and after me.'

AUTHOR:

TORBJØRN EKELUND TITLE ENGLISH:

A YEAR IN THE WOODS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

ÅRET I SKOGEN FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 208 pages

The book is rounded off with good advice and practical tips for all who want to experience the joy of sleeping out in the woods, either in company or in lonely majesty. ‘A refreshingly modest style with liberating little observations in an appealing low tempo about occasional escape from the daily grind.’ DAGBLADET

‘Torbjørn Ekelund is known to many as founder of the online outdoors magazine Harvest. He has produced a little pearl of a book about twelve micro-expeditions. It is really inspiring to read how a longing to be out of doors led to twelve nights outside, one in each month of the year. Ekelund is a real inspiration to all of us who are tired of time pressures and would like to spend more time out in the natural world.’

Torbjørn Ekelund (1971–) is chief editor in Kurér publishing house, literary critic and part owner of the on-line Harvest Magazine.

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NRK

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12 ADVENTURES AND ONE GHOST In this book, Alexander Gamme has brought together a significant collection of stories of his many adventures. Like many other famous Norwegians, he has dashed ahead on skis. Among other things, he was the first man to do the world's longest ski journey, to the South Pole and back, alone and without backup support. With a companion, he has cycled across the Sahara desert on a tandem, a trip not without complications. He also has extraordinary achievements in the heights. Using his training as a parachutist, he recently jumped from a cluster of helium balloons at 12,000 feet. As a mountaineer he has many towering peaks of achievement, including Mount Everest. He also takes us deep underground in narrow caves in Nordland, on horseback as a gold-digging cowboy on Dovrefjell and to noteworthy base jumping pranks in West Virginia. We also hear about his time as a spice merchant in Marrakesh.

AUTHOR:

ALEKSANDER GAMME TITLE ENGLISH:

12 ADVENTURES AND ONE GHOST TITLE NORWEGIAN:

12 EVENTYR OG ET SPĂ˜KELSE FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 240 pages

Alexander's accounts of his adventures are always unpredictable and amusing. His talent for reflecting and philosophising about both big and small questions adds colour to the experiences and will challenge and inspire the reader.

Aleksander Gamme (1976–) is a freelance journalist and a representative

of a new style of unknown adventurers. He has devoted a great deal of his life to planning and leading different expeditions and unconventional journeys to every part of the world.

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N AT U R E A N D OUTDOORS

CHALLENGING TOURS IN NORWAY Tøffe turer i Norge follows on from the successful series Turer med trøkk, but this time we stay in Norway. AUTHOR:

12 authors describe their dream tours – on foot, on horseback, with dog teams, ski, kayak, canoe or climbing rope. Every part of Norway is represented, from the moors of Sørlandet in the south to Finnmark in the furthest north. Some waded rivers from source to outflow, and others followed the coast in a sea kayak. Some have crossed right over Norway, at different places and in different directions. One family travelled by dog team to a simple hut on the Finnmark plateau to experience something quite different. Known and unknown mountains are trod by people who have done this sort of thing before.

ALEKSANDER GAMME MED FLERE TITLE ENGLISH:

CHALLENGING TOURS IN NORWAY TITLE NORWEGIAN:

TØFFE TURER I NORGE FORMAT:

210x225 mm / 240 pages

The book is richly illustrated and includes simple maps. Contributors: Aleksander Gamme, Kristian Reinskau Knudsen, Per Roger Lauritzen, Aleksander Myklebust, Marthe Stavaas Nelson, Kristin Folsland Olsen, Marius Nergård Pettersen, Birgit Ryningen, Randi Skaug, Randulf Valle, Håkon Vang Aas og Stein P. Aasheim.

Aleksander Gamme (1976–) is a freelance journalist and a representative

of a new style of unknown adventurers. He has devoted a great deal of his life to planning and leading different expeditions and unconventional journeys to every part of the world.

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WHERE NOBODY WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT ANYBODY COULD LIVE

AUTHOR:

ODDGEIR BRUASET TITLE ENGLISH:

The book Der ingen skulle tru at nokon kunne bu is based on one of the most popular Norwegian TV documentary series of recent times.

WHERE NOBODY WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT ANYBODY COULD LIVE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

DER INGEN SKULLE TRU AT NOKON KUNNE BU IV

What is it about this programme that has kept it popular for twelve years? That is the question which this book sets out to answer. We meet people who have chosen a different life, far from the restless urban milieu. People who want a simpler life, but who also have the courage to uproot and actually choose that life. A life where satisfaction with a hard day's work is better reward than a ‘like' posting on social media.

FORMAT:

248x272 mm / 240 pages

Bruaset writes about eleven places and the people who live there. What these people have in common, is that they have sought and found the good life in a remote place.

Oddgeir Bruaset (1944–) is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He heads one of the most popular TV series of recent times. Bruaset has written a score of books and won several prizes.

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PHOTO: REMY SAGEN

Encouraging stories and gripping life-histories.

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ALASKA ON FOOT TIL FOTS GJENNOM ALASKA

Lars Monsen wanted to trek with a woman and chose the veterinary student Marit Holm. Together they set out on an adventure: 3000 kilometers on foot through the most impenetrable wilderness on Earth. The book is a stark and candid meeting with Alaska's merciless nature – the rich animal life, the various peoples, new and ancient cultures. And last, but not least: How did Lars and Marit handle the many complex challenges they faced as expedition partners through four years in the wilderness?

AUTHOR:

LARS MONSEN FORMAT:

206x270 mm / 240 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (Gummerus)

ALONE ACROSS CANADA CANADA PÅ TVERS

Lars Monsen and his Alaska huskies embark upon the longest wilderness expedition on foot, from North Alaska across Canada to the coast of Labrador. The dramatic crossing of the Canadian continent – 8252 kilometres – took him almost three years (947 days). AUTHOR:

LARS MONSEN FORMAT:

205x270 mm / 344 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (Gummerus)

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101 WILDERNESS TIPS A new, revised version of the highly popular 101 Villmarkstips (2006), with new material focusing on topics such as headlamps and dog sled racing. This book contains all the most important tips and tricks for ensuring a more successful outdoor trip, whether relating to equipment, clothing, footwear, orienteering, camping practice, fire tips, cooking or fishing. The book comes in a practical handbook format, making it the perfect accompaniment whilst out and about.

AUTHOR:

LARS MONSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

101 WILDERNESS TIPS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

101 VILLMARKSTIPS FORMAT:

125x185 mm / 136 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (Karttakeskus)

Lars Monsen (1963–) spent most of his childhood in the forests outside of Oslo and in the mountains of Nordland. After college, he worked for two years as a teacher before quitting to become a full-time wilderness trekker. Since then he has covered thousands of kilometers of the most desolate wilderness on the planet. He has written 15 books and has held a series of lectures for clubs and businesses.

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MAP • COMPASS • GPS Nothing is more important to an outdoors enthusiast than a knowledge of orienteering. It's all about using maps, a compass and GPS either on their own, together or in combination with other aids. It's about making the right decisions as you walk so that you save energy and avoid blunders which might lead to dangerous situations. Those with the necessary basis for safe orienteering can walk safely through nature and thereby experience an even greater sense of joy. This book provides basic information about topographic maps, different types of compasses and techniques for using them, and an introduction to GPS, which is used more and more frequently in addition to a map and compass.

AUTHOR:

LARS MONSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

MAP • COMPASS • GPS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

KART, KOMPASS OG GPS FORMAT:

170x240 mm / 144 pages

Lars Monsen (1963–) spent most of his childhood in the forests outside of Oslo and in the mountains of Nordland. After college, he worked for two years as a teacher before quitting to become a full-time wilderness trekker. Since then he has covered thousands of kilometers of the most desolate wilderness on the planet. He has written 15 books and has held a series of lectures for clubs and businesses.

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FITNESS AND HEALTH

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FITNESS AND H E A LT H

MARATHON THE BOOK FOR YOU IF YOU WANT TO RUN A MARATHON OR HALF MARATHON

At last … marathon expert Jack Waitz has written a book. Dealing with both the full marathon and the half marathon, it will also be of interest to you if you just want to learn something more about running before taking part in a race. The book is easy to read, and succeeds in combining thorough explanation of theory with an emphasis on motivational and enriching experience.

AUTHOR:

JACK WAITZ TITLE ENGLISH:

MARATHON

You will find training programmes for beginners and a slightly more advanced and independent programme for more experienced runners. Key points of the different principles of training for long distance running are described. These training schedules will help you to prepare for the best run of your life!

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MARATON FORMAT:

210x225 mm / 176 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

SWEDEN (Pagina)

You will also find all the information you need about topics such as: prevention of injury; running technique; nutrition before, during and after the race; and tools such as watches, apps and training diaries which can help to motivate your training. At the end of the book there is an overview of running throughout the world, encouraging you to consider new adventures and challenges. An extract from the book: You don't need to go on a training course to begin to run! We encourage you to run at your own pace and in your own style. Everyone has his or her own running style, and it may be natural for you to land on your heel. If that's your style, don't force yourself to strike with your forefoot. ‘Jack Waitz helps you prepare for your personal best run. Nobody knows how to prepare for a marathon better than the legendary trainer Jack Waitz.’

PHOTO: EIRIK FØRDE/ADIDAS

BOKSTAVER.NO

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Jack Waitz was trainer and husband of the marathon legend Grete Waitz. He is internationally recognised as a running trainer. He works with the Oslo Marathon, writes articles and organises training tours. Marit Karlsen is a freelance writer who has written several critically acclaimed

books about physical training. Running has been a natural part of her lifestyle ever since she took part in the New York Marathon in 2005.

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FITNESS AND H E A LT H

WEIGHT TRAINING FOR GIRLS GET THE BODY YOU WANT! This is the long-awaited follow-up to the bestseller Bygg muskler! This time, the authors focus their attention specifically on girls. Weight training is an effective way of changing the appearance of your body, and this type of training also increases well-being, self-confidence and physical strength.

AUTHOR:

MARTIN NORUM AND BENJAMIN CHRISTENSEN FORMAT:

190x250 mm / 184 pages

This is the book for any girl who wants a stronger, healthier and slimmer body. It contains everything you need to know about effective and correct weight training, the right diet and burning fat so that your newly-trained muscles can be seen.

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (Nemo)

Here you will gain the knowledge required to achieve your goals as well as a comprehensive training guide with step-bystep illustrations of all the exercises described in the book. It also contains QR codes for downloading training programmes and other content to your own webpage. You can finally get the body you want! New book to make you strong ‘Don’t be put off by all the pink, we give this book a 6.’ I FORM

Martin Norum is a much sought-after personal trainer, teacher at the Academy for Personal Training in Norway, author and contributing expert in exercise for various newspapers online. He is currently studying for an additional qualification to become a nutrition advisor. Benjamin Christensen is a personal trainer and lecturer at the Norwegian Academy for Personal Training, in addition to working with SATS and SPENST. He is also currently studying to become a naprapath.

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CALISTHENICS WITH LASSE TUFTE CALISTHENIC EXERCISES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS Build up your strength and have fun training – indoors and out! There has been enormous growth in interest in weight-training and calisthenics. Now we have the book, written by the expert himself, Lasse Tufte, who demonstrates and explains the best exercises in the ‘calisthenics bible.' The exercises are all illustrated, and they are divided into categories such as warming up, legs, the backs of the thighs, stomach and pulling exercises. He also includes his own practical and enjoyable programmes, which can be seen as games as well as training. Outdoor calisthenics is a social activity – and free! This book is perfect both for new beginners who need to have the exercises demonstrated and for more advanced participants who want to develop further and learn more.

AUTHOR:

LASSE TUFTE TITLE ENGLISH:

CALISTHENICS WITH LASSE TUFTE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

CALISTHENICS MED LASSE TUFTE FORMAT:

Lasse Tufte is the founder of the Tufteparken outdoor physical training parks. He introduced Street Workout to Norway. He lectures an calisthenics and street workout and is recognised both nationally and internationally for his role in sports development as an organiser, exponent, judge, developer of facilities, lecturer and consultant.

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190x260 mm / 320 pages

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APUREPURER LIFE FOOD • NATURAL BEAUTY • A GREEN HOUSEHOLD • ECO FASHION

Personal, lively, simple and inspiring tips for purer diet, more natural beauty, greener fashion and a more environmentally friendly home. Lots of recipes using organic food. Advice about beauty products and cleaning materials. The health benefits of vegetarian food, a mini-guide to super-food, how to choose purer cosmetics, do-it-yourself, insider tips on the best in eco fashion, gentle alternatives to toxic cleaning products, etc.

AUTHOR:

TINA HOLT AND BIRGITTE MAGNUSSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

A very useful review of pollutant substances, the authors' favourites, the best recipes, witty checklists and valuable trade directories.

A PURER LIFE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

RENERE LIV FORMAT:

210x250 mm / 176 pages

Fun and a purer lifestyle! All you need to know to live more naturally.

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PHOTO: ISABEL WATSON

SWEDEN (Norstedts)

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Birgitte Magnussen started the blog comeclean.no. She is a lifestyle coach and an expert on natural beauty. Tina Holt writes the blog okologista.no, and is an experienced journalist and editor interested in lifestyle, diet, fashion and fitness.

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KRISTINE’S MUSCLE FOOD MORE PROTEIN-RICH DISHES – WITH WEEKLY MENUS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE

Enjoy more muscle-building food from best-selling author Kristine Weber. This time she has also included healthy and satisfying breakfast and lunch dishes, in addition to dinners and desserts. Treat yourself to everything from rolls, crispbread and smoothies to sweet potato lasagne, pork stir-fry and banana muffins with chocolate.

AUTHOR:

KRISTINE WEBER TITLE ENGLISH:

KRISTINE’S MUSCLE FOOD

Kristine's thousands of followers on blog and Instagram are always enthusiastic and positive in their reports, and can't get enough of Kristine's popular, protein-rich and family-friendly recipes. In response to increased demand for meat-free options, Kristine has also included vegetarian dishes in this book. As usual, all the recipes are gluten-free. The simple desserts are of course all without sugar, in addition to being delicious and nourishing.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

KRISTINES MUSKELMAT FORMAT:

190x250 mm / 144 pages

The book also contains Kristine's weekly menus to guarantee a healthier lifestyle. In between the recipes, Kristine writes motivating suggestions on how to enhance the diet and an active daily life with exercise.

Kristine Weber is an economist and runs her own very popular blog, which

focuses on diet and exercise. She took part in the Norwegian Championship on the 6th October 2012 competing in the area of body fitness, and took 1st place!

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RAW FOOD ENJOYABLE, NOURISHING, USEFUL AND HEALTHY At last! A raw food book with delicious and simple recipes which will inspire the reader to start preparing energy-giving raw food. The objectives are enjoyment and wellbeing, and in this book you will find recipes and all you need to know to get started with raw food. The book is just as suitable for beginners as it is for those who have already started. There are recipes for every meal of the day, with both simple everyday dishes and tempting dishes for special occasions. There is also a three day plan which can be followed to build up extra energy reserves. The author gives the reader all the useful suggestions and good advice needed to enjoy raw food in a busy life. This is the start of an energising and beneficial lifestyle!

AUTHOR:

TRINE BERGE TITLE ENGLISH:

RAW FOOD

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

RAWFOOD FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 192 pages

PHOTO: JON MARIUS NILSSON

Trine Berge is famous for her inspiring raw food course. Her focus is that food should not only appear good, but also taste good and be easy to prepare, in addition to giving you the good health, reserves and energy to lead the life you want.

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Trine Berge is Norway's best known raw food cook. She has previously published the best sellers Supermat and Supersmoothies (together with Sara Chacko). She runs the Superdame blog and also does raw food courses, retreats and lectures.

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PARENTING

SLEEP ALL NIGHT LONG A HANDBOOK FOR PARENTS ON CHILDREN AND SLEEPING Half of all parents with small children have problems with their child's sleep behaviour. And we spend more time than ever before trying to get our children to sleep. Here is all the information, knowledge and emergency help you need!

AUTHOR:

NINA MISVÆR AND BIRTE SVATUN TITLE ENGLISH:

• Facts about sleep: How children sleep and how much sleep they need for their age • How to establish good bedtime patterns, step by step, and how to keep them • Identifying different sleeping problems and how to solve them • Two versions of sleep cures • Parents discuss their problems, with comments from sleep specialists • Questions and answers

SLEEP ALL NIGHT LONG TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SOVE HELE NATTEN ILLUSTRATED BY:

BIRGITTE KOLBEINSEN FORMAT:

160x215 mm / 128 pages

‘Sove hele natten is both a workbook and a reference book, written in plain language. The tone is non-critical. On the contrary, it recognises that many people struggle from time to time to get their children to sleep. The book refers to current research and provides a list of references at the back.’ KULTURSPEILET

‘Post-natal advice. Are you too struggling to cope with very little sleep since your little one came into the world? Quite natural, but no less … This is my sleep bible ... This book will restore your faith in the possibility of returning to nights of sleep!’ TRINE-LISE GISKE, INSTAGRAM

Nina Misvær (1954–) is a community nurse with extensive experience of working

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in both health centres and schools. She has written several guides for parents. At present, Nina Misvær is a lecturer in nursing studies at the Technical College in Oslo.

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Birte Svatun (1958–) is an author, journalist and teacher and has previously worked for NRK Radio for ten years. She writes for both children and adults. Birgitte Kolbeinsen (1969–) is an illustrator and designer. She has drawn characters for many children's books and magazines.

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SIBLINGS – COMPETITOR OR BUDDY GREAT ADVICE ON RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SIBLINGS This book offers you practical advice about how to prevent sibling conflicts and rivalry. You can read about the many different reasons why children change their behaviour and become more demanding when their brother or sister arrives. What kind of changes can you expect, how do you best avoid the range of negative reactions and how to tackle the different ways in which the children respond? Among other things, you get ideas about how to pay attention to each individual child and avoid having favourites.

AUTHOR:

ELISABETH GERHARDSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

I AM THE BIGGEST! TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SØSKEN FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 192 pages

The book also stresses how you can go about creating a good sibling relationship that will become life-long. The author tells us about the challenges related to different age groups and Family compositions. This book contains a wealth of practical advice and ideas for parents with young children and all the examples of problems are presented with solutions. Amusing, practical and easily accessible material.

Elisabeth Gerhardsen (1960–) is an expert on clinical psychology of children and young people and has worked with children, parents and staff in nursery schools and in the Activitiy School for more than 20 years. She has also been employed as a health centre psychologist and worked in the PedagogicalPsychological Service (PPT), in child courts, in hospitals and other organisations, and also taught parents and professionals for many years.

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This is Elisabeth Gerhardsen's third book on important topics that matter for young families.

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CHEEKY MONKEYS AND LITTLE ANGELS BRINGING UP CHILDREN WITHOUT A MANUAL Many people like to think there is a definitive way of bringing up children, but there is not. AUTHOR:

This book is about children's different temperaments and how you can use this knowledge in your parenting.

STEIN ERIK ULVUND TITLE ENGLISH:

CHEEKY MONKEYS AND LITTLE ANGELS

A child's temperament has a great influence on how it is brought up. An outgoing child will be met with negative reactions, and thus starts the vicious circle. An accommodating child will be met with positive reactions and do well. In this sense children contribute to their own development, but it is the parents who are chiefly responsible for how their lives are.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

RAKKERUNGER OG ENGLEBARN FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 160 pages

Temperament is significant for how you relate to a child who will not sleep or eat, how you tackle cleanliness and what to do if your child does not have friends. A means of doing this with multiple children is also illuminated. The point is that there is not one way of approaching children, you need to adapt your parenting for your child! This book is based on the very latest research. ‘This is a successful “do-it-yourself” book with a lot of thought-provoking advice for parents who feel that they don't particularly understand their child.’ FORSKERFORUM

‘This is an easily read and accessible textbook with interesting and useful material for both professionals and parents.’ PHOTO: JON TERJE HELLGREN HANSEN

UTDANNING

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Dr. Stein Erik Ulvund (1952–) is a professor of Education at the University of Oslo, specializing in childcare and child development. He has a question and answer column in the magazine Foreldre og Barn and appears regularly on the morning television program God morgen, Norge.

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M A N AG E M E N T A N D S E L F - D E V E LO P M E N T

GOOD ENOUGH FOR THOSE BASTARDS CONFESSIONS FROM A FEMALE LEADER – «A LEAN IN

23,000 IN PRINT

STORY FROM NORWAY»

Anita Krohn Traaseth is a top manager who is not afraid to tell her story. She defends who she is and says that who you are and what you do is good enough. It is not about being perfect, but about being real. If you're going to reach the top, you need to let go of perfectionism.

AUTHOR:

ANITA KROHN TRAASETH

Anita Krohn Traaseth is the driving force behind the blog Tinteguri. In this book, she writes in a personal and humorous way about her road to the top, about daring to be seen, rising to challenges and embracing working life with all the joy, challenges and possibilities it provides for personal growth.

TITLE ENGLISH:

GOOD ENOUGH FOR THOSE BASTARDS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

GODT NOK FOR DE SVINA FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 184 pages

She provides advice for those struggling to find their place between being a manager in an enclosed space and new openness where we cheer one another on and dare to be noticed in both meeting rooms and in public like the fallible people we are. This is a modern management book for those who want it all: a great job and a family. Win or disappear ‘Godt nok is undoubtedly a useful motto for clever girls of both genders.’ DAGSAVISEN

Women reach the top ‘Godt nok for de svina is in any case a much more truthful and refreshing formulation which permits the disclosure of the arrogance which exists in the career world. It's impossible not to appreciate Traaseth's frankness.’ DAGBLADET

Anita Krohn Traaseth is a Norwegian business leader, author and blogger. She was CEO of Hewlett-Packard Norway for two years. From September 2014, she has been managing director of Innovasjon Norge.

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It is not possible to go undercover in Norway, especially not as the first female boss for HP Norway. But I wanted to get as much input as possible from people who had worked in the company for many years. They were the best people to contribute answers to three sets of fundamental questions: 1. What do you think that I, as a new leader, should preserve in HP Norway? What must not be changed? What should I keep my hands off? 2. What do you think we should change? Where are the bottlenecks? Give me examples. 3. Who are you? Do you have a talent or skill you don’t get to use in your position? Perhaps an extra ability with which you feel you can contribute? Are you willing to walk an extra mile for us to move forward? The last question was important to me. I knew we had to save money, and my colleagues and I would have to do more than our job descriptions. This effort resulted in close to 170 ‘speed dates’, producing invaluable discussions and contributions. My job as a new leader was to listen, to get to know as many as possible in the organisation, and to write down the contributions and include them in our strategic push. Ninety-nine percent of the input from the first question came from my colleagues. After much back and forth, the following was set up for the leader group: Our ambition had to be to become Norway’s best workplace in 2015. If we were to take these contributions seriously, we had to have the courage to show that we put people first. Risky, and much too ambitious, many people thought. Totally unnecessary. Why take on such a difficult task when you don’t have to? When you’re not assessed on it, Anita? Well, because I believed in it. Because the leadership team of HP Norway stood behind and believed in it. Engagement, focusing on keeping employees and taking them with us in our re-organisation, even if it was difficult to do so — that was the core of our strategy in the time ahead. We knew it would be tough. It is demanding to be part of a graph that points in the wrong direction before taking an upward turn. It demands an attitude that transcends the normal limitations. It demands the will to change.

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STRONG TRANQUILITY MINDFULNESS AS AN AID TO TOP ACHIEVEMENT Stillhetens råskap will give you insight into what mindfulness training is and how it can help you to achieve more. Mindfulness gives you the resilience and strength you need to be able to stand firm in chaotic or unpleasant situations. Mindfulness gives you insight into who you are behind your thoughts and feelings, and so gives you a quiet place where you can feel safe. Mindfulness enables you to base your choices on something more than just impulses, desires, wishes, fear or belief. You use less energy on things you can do nothing about and more energy on the here and now, on quality of life and on getting things done. Mindfulness is attention to the present situation, or as the author says: you are aware of the situation without passing judgement.

AUTHOR:

ANDERS MELAND TITLE ENGLISH:

STRONG TRANQUILITY TITLE NORWEGIAN:

STILLHETENS RÅSKAP FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 232 pages

This book gives you all you need to start mindfulness training. You also get access to unique sound-files with guided exercises by scanning a QR bar-code. Mindfulness can develop psychological strength and robustness and a capacity for achievement far beyond what other known methods can do. The author has practical experience and starts from new results of research on mindfulness. He gives examples from top athletes and from the armed forces and shows how we ‘ordinary' people can learn from their experience. Simply and imaginatively written by a young author who researches the results of mindfulness training among high achievers.

Anders Meland (1975–) is a sports officer in The Royal Norwegian Navy and has a master's degree in sport from The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, specialising in coaching and sport psychology. He is a researcher with the Flymedisinsk institutt (Institute of Aviation Medicine) and is a member of the top Olympic resource group for sport psychology.

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FEARLESS BUILD UP YOUR COURAGE WITH MENTAL STRENGTH TRAINING

Anja Hammerseng-Edin, handball player, considers that there is too much fear in our society. We are all scared, concerned that we don't look good enough, we are not successful enough in our job, we are not good enough as parents, partners, siblings, friends. Our inner critic often holds us back from challenging ourselves. That is the irritating voice persuading you that this could be difficult, the voice saying that you are not good enough, the voice making you afraid. Why do we allow fear to have so much control over our lives? What would life look like if YOU were fearless?

AUTHOR:

ANJA HAMMERSENG-EDIN TITLE ENGLISH:

FEARLESS

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

FEARLESS

Fearless is about internal strength training. Our own thoughts and beliefs control our feelings. The brain is a flexible, living organ which can be influenced by training, and with good inner strength we can fashion new ways of thinking and new levels of achievement. We can take control over the inner critic. We can direct our feelings in the direction we want them to go, and thereby dare to do what we were frightened to do before.

FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 240 pages

Anja Hammerseng-Edin gives you the best techniques for developing inner strength, including mental exercises, visualising and positive reinforcement, and she shows you the significance of physical and psychological strength.

Anja Hammerseng-Edin (1983–) plays handball for Larvik Handball Club. In 2012, she was named the European Handball Championship's most valuable player.

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The book builds on her experience, but the techniques are explained by expert professionals. Through the accounts of her experiences from sport and elsewhere, the author demonstrates how challenges and adversities can be turned into new opportunities.

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COURAGEOUS FIND YOUR EVERYDAY COURAGE Imagine that every day of your life is represented by a Post-it sticker. From the cradle to the grave you have perhaps 30,000 Post-it stickers at your disposal. You pull a sticker off every day. It never comes back. Are you satisfied with what was written on the sticker? Or do you long for something different? Can you do anything about it? This was the question Svein Harald Røine grappled with when he suddenly became unemployed. He realised that the new situation offered a golden opportunity to find out what he wanted to change in his life, both at work and privately. Assisted by a skilled coach, he set out on a journey with many surprising challenges where he had to move out of his comfort zone. This is the process which he describes in the book, with humour, warmth, mixed terror and delight, embarrassment – and pride. He learned how to deal with fear.

AUTHOR:

SVEIN HARALD RØINE TITLE ENGLISH:

COURAGEOUS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MODIG

FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 288 pages

Svein Harald Røine wants to help people to be more courageous in their everyday lives, at work, at home, in leisure time, in both big and small matters. With courage we can defy fear, shape changes and attain new goals.

Svein Harald Røine is qualified as a Bachelor of Commerce and has worked as a manager in sales and marketing development, mainly in Orkla. He is now continuing his successful career as a management trainer, course organiser and lecturer with his own firm, AlltidPositiv (’Always Positive').

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NAKED AND ALONE WHY ARE WE AFRAID TO BE OURSELVES? Alene naken is an exceptionally warm, tolerant and insightful book about what really controls our behaviour. Tormod Huseby is a psychiatrist deeply engaged with his patients and colleagues. In the book he shows what becomes of our lives when we are not ourselves. Why do we not turn out as we were meant to be, and why as adults do we continue to conceal who we are? The author also explains how we can be affected when other people haven't been able to be their true selves – children, spouses, colleagues or friends. That can lead to weakened self-esteem in those of us who have been rejected by them. We can suffer loss of energy, conflict in relationships at work and worry about our friendships. We may also fear violence and terrorism.

AUTHOR:

TORMOD HUSEBY TITLE ENGLISH:

NAKED AND ALONE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

ALENE NAKEN FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 280 pages

Tormod Huseby is a psychiatric specialist and a leading psychotherapist. He

has been in private practice in Oslo since 2000. He has previously published the book Just like us, only more, and he is a co-author of Rigmor Galtung's book Fullt lys og stummende mørke.

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PHOTO: TOVE K. BREISTEIN

Through many stories from his meetings with people – and from his own life – he invites us to reflect on why we are who we are, why we make the choices we do, and how we can make different choices to enable us to find a life where we dare to be fully ourselves.

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ASEVENGOOD DECISION STEPS TOWARDS THE RIGHT CHOICE Why did I buy a flat with a balcony when I really needed a garage? Which candidate shall I employ? Do we need a turnaround at work? Should I set up this project? These are important questions with major consequences. Decisions are to do with making choices and putting an end to uncertainty and doubt. Unfortunately, an overwhelming mass of good research indicates that more than half of all our decisions turn out badly. Most of us think that it is difficult to make complex choices which involve risk and serious consequences. We put off and wait, or we just leave things as they are. We base our decisions on too much, too little or incorrect information. So we identify too few possibilities and propose inadequate solutions. Or we simply solve the wrong problem. Those who use a little more time, especially at the start of the decision process, identify more opportunities and formulate better solutions. In the whole process they make quicker and better choices, up to six times better in fact.

AUTHOR:

NILS TORE MELAND TITLE ENGLISH:

A GOOD DECISION TITLE NORWEGIAN:

EN GOD BESLUTNING FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 160 pages

Good decision-making can be both learned and practised to a high standard, and the process can be both exciting and fun. This book will give you seven practical steps towards better decision-making.

Nils Tore Meland studied at the Norwegian Military Academy and is a specialist in occupational psychology. He has wide experience as a leader, as a management trainer and as an adviser on the development of leadership within organisations.

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LOG OFF! HOW TO FIND A BALANCE IN YOUR DIGITAL WORLD Right now you just have to post a few tweets while your Facebook profile is being updated with the afternoon running trip and the picture of today's dinner which you made yourself, and at the same time you see that a text message has come in which you must reply to at once. The rest of the family are sitting around the dinner table, while you are deeply immersed in your digital world and don't even hear the little one talking about his nursery outing by train. You are a competent multitasker, and you feel that you are there where the action is happening.

AUTHOR:

THOMAS MOEN AND LARS BRATSBERG

The authors of Logg av! had themselves fallen into the multitasking pit, but they made some important changes in their busy digital world. In this book they explain why it is important to log off when you have free time, what happens when we only communicate digitally and the stress the brain is exposed to all day and night when you are logged in all the time.

TITLE ENGLISH:

LOG OFF!

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

LOGG AV FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 192 pages

An important book which will help you to rediscover the balance in your life, to engage with others both socially and at work, and to sleep well at night.

Thomas Moen has worked with social media, blogging and digital communication since 2003. He is presently head of branded marketing with Fanbooster. Lars Bratsberg has worked in all aspects of the media since 1997. He is now

part of the management team for Google Norway and focuses on helping Nordic brands maximise their digital investments.

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MAN MYTHS, LIES AND FACTS Today's man stands at a crossroads. In the past, man has been an unchallenged patriarch in our civilisation, secure of his role and confident of his masculinity. Many people think that today's man is more unsure of himself than ever. In the media he is often portrayed as immature and self-centred. The demands and expectations from all around him have changed. It is time for man to rediscover his strength, his identity and who he wants to be. AUTHOR:

DAG FURUHOLMEN AND TED USATYNSKI

What characterises the modern man? How has the culture we live in affected man's role? The authors present new research from psychology, sociology and neurobiology, together with explanations from evolutionary biology.

TITLE ENGLISH:

MAN

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MANNEN

The various chapters follow man from childhood, through adult life and right on to old age, researching the different phases of life and the roles man passes through. They describe different routes to manhood through themes such as friendship, responsibility, sexuality, fatherhood and maturity. This book is helpful to today's man in finding his masculinity and being able to assess what is specific about being a man. The text also includes questions which will help the reader to explore the various themes as they relate to his own life. This book is written for men, by men, but it will also be useful to women who want to gain a better understanding of their father, partner or son.

FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 312 pages

Join us on a journey of discovery through your masculinity!

Dag Furuholmen is a doctor specialising in psychiatry. For many years, he has been running courses to help men to improve their self-esteem, communication and relationships. He has 40 years experience in psychotherapy and psychological exercises. Ted Usatynski is a psychologist and lives in Berkeley, California. He has written a book about the natural intelligence of human instinct, and holds seminars and lectures in both the USA and Europe.

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OF MICE AND MEN A SEX AND COHABITATION GUIDE BY AND FOR MEN –

AND FOR WOMEN WHO WANT TO UNDERSTAND THEM In this book, sexologist Dagfinn Sørensen answers almost 200 questions about sex and cohabitation, seen from the man's point of view. The topics range from sexual positions, impotence, incompatible desires for sex-life and problems of orgasm, to unfaithfulness, partner-swapping and sharing the housework. The advice offered is easily accessible, sensible and not moralising. It is based on questions which have been put to him in his advice column in the weekly magazine ViMenn and as a practising clinical sexologist over many years. The book is a goldmine for anyone who wants to understand more about the nature of man and his world, and what underpins a good and effective sexual and shared life. Here you will find answers to everything you wondered about and a little more.

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DAGFINN SØRENSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

OF MICE AND MEN TITLE NORWEGIAN:

OM MENN OG MUS FORMAT:

151x226 mm / 264 pages

Dagfinn Sørensen (1965–) is a psychologist specialising in clinical sexology.

He has many years experience of counselling on problems with cohabitation and sexuality. He has his own counselling column in the magazine ViMenn.

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The book ends with a powerful epilogue by an 85-year old man about his experiences of love and sex.

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SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE YOUNG ELDERLY AN INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR ADAPTING TO OLD AGE The sixty-something year-old is approaching the quiet life of a pensioner. It's time to reap the harvest of all these years of fulfilling duties, surrender to old age and relax. That's what you think! Instead you realise that new expectations have grown up: the joyous ambitions for a rich life.

AUTHOR:

KLARA BØE AND PETTER HENRIKSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE YOUNG ELDERLY

Welcome to the hard world of the young elderly!

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

There are lots of new things you have to master – or steel yourself against. This book shows you how. With a combination of friendly concern and biting ruthlessness, the authors describe the wide choice of roles which the young elderly are expected to master: Style icon (stay elegant); Globetrotter (see the world) Kitchen god or goddess (please your family and friends); Tough guy (control the physical decline); Intellectual (control the mental decline); Proprietor (manage property); Social animal (cultivate relationships with a growing circle of friends); Culture buff (keep up-to-date with cultural life); Play leader (spoil the grandchildren); Senior consultant (stay in the management network); Carer (give your own parents a dignified old age).

OVERLEVELSESTEKNIKK FOR UNGE GAMLE FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 224 pages

A humorous slant at the many challenges of being a pensioner and how best to tackle them.

In 1988, Klara Bøe and Petter Henriksen published the best seller Overlevelsesteknikk for dobbeltarbeidende about techniques to survive the pressures faced by working parents. They are now 25 years older, newly young elderly, and under pressure again.

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WITH DEVOTION TEXTS FOR COURAGE AND HOPE Henrik Syse is a philosopher, researcher and Sunday School teacher. He does regular religious broadcasts which have a good following. He believes that prayer and religious reflection are still important in our society. His aim with the broadcast devotions, whether the listener is religious or not, is to stimulate reflection and discussion of life's important questions. In this book he has put together the devotions from 2010 to 2014 and written two philosophical essays on people and faith. AUTHOR:

Contents:

HENRIK SYSE

Part 1: In the middle of everyday life

WITH DEVOTION

TITLE ENGLISH:

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MED ANDAKT

Part 2: Adversity – and hope

FORMAT:

130x205 mm / 184 pages

Part 3: Faith and doubt – theological and philosophical reflections Part 4: Christmas Part 5: Easter Part 6: Pentecost

Henrik Syse (1966–) is a philosopher who has focus on ethics. He is the senior researcher at the Institute for Peace Studies (PRIO) and a sought-after speaker.

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Part 7: Jesus – Is it possible to talk about God today

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A WHOLE PERSON IN HALF A BODY A STORY OF SELF-MASTERY Anne Grethe Solberg was shot by her ex-husband eight years ago. One shoulder and arm had to be amputated, and her hip was shot to pieces. It was uncertain whether she would survive, and whether she would be able to walk. She was certainly not expected to be able to run a marathon.

AUTHOR:

ANNE GRETHE SOLBERG

In this book she tells the dramatic story of the shooting episode. She relates how she saved her life by playing dead. Not least, she describes what happened after the shooting; how she escaped from the scene of the shooting and how she was saved. She has a strong survival instinct. She wants to look after her children, work and pay the bills herself. She develops strategies for self-mastery, and as she herself is a coach, she coaches herself in the recovery period after the shooting.

TITLE ENGLISH:

A WHOLE PERSON IN HALF A BODY TITLE NORWEGIAN:

ET HELT MENNESKE I EN HALV KROPP FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 192 pages

After an impressive amount of practice, Anne Grethe teaches herself to walk. However, it becomes apparent that it is easier to run. She decides to run a marathon and she writes grippingly about her progress to the New York Marathon. Finally, she shares her ten strategies for self-mastery which we can all make use of. A story of self-mastery, strong will, hard work and a strong wish to survive in order to be able to make a difference.

Anne Grethe Solberg has a Ph.D. in sociology. She works on issues of gender balance in her own consultancy and as a researcher with The Work Research Institute.

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WINDOW ONTO ANOTHER WORLD MY JOURNEY TO DIFFERENT REALITIES This is the gripping story of the woman who thanks to helpers on the other side, finds her identity as a clairvoyant. Anne-Kristine Augestad has heard voices and seen inner visions for as long as she can remember. For many years she tried to suppress these, worried that she might have a psychological illness. As the signs that she will have to change the course of her life grow steadily more disturbing, she begins reluctantly to believe in her own talents and that there is life on the other side. Through conversations with the people there, whom she calls the soulful beings, she slowly but surely changes her attitude to herself and understands how she can use her gift to help herself and others.

AUTHOR:

ANNE-KRISTINE AUGESTAD TITLE ENGLISH:

WINDOW ONTO ANOTHER WORLD TITLE NORWEGIAN:

VINDU MOT EN ANNEN VERDEN FORMAT:

148x210 mm / 320 pages

The author suffers a series of traumatic events which nearly kill her and which challenge her understanding of what it is to be human. Conversations with the people on the other side convince her that despite the incomprehensible challenges, there is a future for her.

Anne-Kristine Augestad is well known from TV Norge's most popular series, Åndenes makt (The Power of the Spirit). She is a clairvoyant and medium with the talent of being able to communicate with people on the other side. Augestad is from Tromsø, but moved to Southern Germany with her husband and two children, in 2014.

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The reader is taken through 24 hours of Anne-Kristine's life, from an existence weighed down by powerlessness, doubt, fear and sorrow to a world filled with awe, humility, thankfulness and love.

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WRITE YOUR LIFE YOUR OWN STORY • YOUR FAMILY’S STORY LEARN HOW TO WRITE IT

Many people find an absorbing hobby in writing their family history or the story of their own life. This book will provide all the tools you need to put together your own story of yourself, your family or your wider family history. Each person's life-story is unique, and can never be told by anybody else. This book is both for beginners and for people who have already made a start. – How to start: practical help for beginners. – Techniques and pictures to bring out memories. – Lots of written exercises to help you on the way. – An ABC of genealogy: How to begin; who to speak to; what historical sources and useful aids are available. – An ethical compass: be careful when writing about other people. – How to write reminiscences so that other people will find them worth reading. Writing, editing and layout.

AUTHOR:

KJERSTI WOLD TITLE ENGLISH:

WRITE YOUR LIFE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SKRIV DITT LIV FORMAT:

160x233 mm / 160 pages

Lots of useful exercises, examples and practical advice from one of our most experienced teachers of biographical writing!

Kjersti Wold (1962–) writes both non-fiction and fiction. She is one of Norway's most sought-after leaders of courses in creative writing. She has been running courses on writing autobiography and family history for many years.

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MANUELA’S ROMANTIC DREAM Join Manuela in making the best cakes, cupcakes and petit fours for wedding feasts and other special occasions. In Manuelas romantiske drøm, the popular writer and blogger shares her passion for baking and reveals the secrets of her beautiful and tasty decorated cakes. The chapters of the book follow themes such as ‘Romantic Wedding,' ‘Rustic Wedding,' ‘Vintage Lace Wedding' and ‘Tiffany Wedding.' With clear stepby-step pictures and basic practical descriptions of how to build up tall cakes and make ganache and other delicacies, anybody can create beautiful, delicious cakes.

AUTHOR:

MANUELA KJEILEN TITLE ENGLISH:

MANUELA’S ROMANTIC DREAM TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MANUELAS ROMANTISKE DRØM FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 336 pages

See how Manuela creates the perfect, romantic atmosphere for a wedding feast or a cake party and inspires us to bake. Manuela Kjeilen is the woman behind one of Norway's biggest and most popular baking blogs, Passionforbaking.com, and has already published six best-selling baking books.

Manuela Kjeilen is a popular blogger on Passionforbaking.com and author of best-selling books on baking. She has 1 million followers on Instagram. She sponsors marketing of cake-mixes and baking equipment through her brand, ‘With Love from Manuela.' She is in demand for courses and in the media. She also promotes the cake decoration series, ‘Manuela’s,’ using soft beads and mini marshmallows.

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MRS. TIMIAN’S SUMMER FAVOURITES Get into a good mood and enjoy sweet dreams with this book full of popular blogger Fru Timian's best summer food! The book contains 75 colourful and easily prepared dishes for lazy days, filled with the tastes and scents of summer. You can enjoy delicious breakfasts, delicate salads, delicious grills, handy picnics and lovely, quick dinners. None of them takes more than 30 minutes to prepare! There is a whole chapter devoted to the summer party, with masses of delicious party food for both young and old. Most of these dishes can be prepared before the actual day. So all the recipes in this chapter indicate what preparation can be done beforehand.

AUTHOR:

MARIT RØTTINGSNES WESTLIE TITLE ENGLISH:

MRS. TIMIAN’S SUMMER FAVOURITES TITLE NORWEGIAN:

FRU TIMIANS SOMMERFAVORITTER FORMAT:

190x260 mm / 208 pages

Try the fantastic summer cakes and desserts, such as walnut and raspberry cake, fruit tart or yoghurt with blueberries. There is sunshine in every picture, radiant with colours like a flower meadow, and marvellous pictures of food from the garden terrace.

PHOTO: ØYSTEIN WESTLIE

Marit Røttingsnes Westlie (1970–) is an author of several cookbooks and

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has regular columns in several newspapers and magazines. She is a much-loved cook, known for her straightforward, simple and inspiring style, and her unique ability to describe the procedures so that following her methods will always bring successful results. Marit Røttingsnes Westlie has published 14 cook books and has a weekly food column in Dagbladet Søndag.

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MRS. TIMIAN’S BEST DINNERS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS In this book, Marit Røttingsnes Westlie offers her very best dinner recipes, dishes eminently suitable for traditional Sunday dinner or for gatherings with friends.

AUTHOR:

MARIT RØTTINGSNES WESTLIE TITLE ENGLISH:

MRS. TIMIAN’S BEST DINNERS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Delicious food cooked from the raw ingredients. There are both easily prepared, elegant dinners and mighty feasts which need more time for their good flavour to develop. For example, try grilled halibut, slow-roasted rolled rib with peas, or stuffed chicken breast. There are also desserts and cakes to take with coffee when we invite friends or for a Sunday family gathering.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

FRU TIMIANS BESTE MIDDAGER FOR FAMILIE OG VENNER FORMAT:

210x225 mm / 192 pages

Four of the recipes have QR codes which can be scanned so that you can download filmed instructions.

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TASTY EVERYDAY FOOD Your everyday cooking could take half the time and be twice as tasty. You could also extend your repertoire so that you never get bored, but really look forward to coming home to prepare and enjoy your meal – the high point of the day. AUTHOR:

The Flying Culinary Circus is a group of cooks who know all about time pressures. In the course of their journeys through over 47 different countries they have learned the tricks of preparing delicious food quickly and easily. In this book they share with you their tasty recipes for everyday food and their tips on how to save time preparing it.

THE FLYING CULINARY CIRCUS TITLE ENGLISH:

TASTY EVERYDAY FOOD TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HVERDAGSMAT ILLUSTRATED BY:

JON ARNE BERG FORMAT:

The recipes are organised according to how long the dishes take to prepare (fast, faster, fastest). Illustrations with a ‘time thermometer' help to make cooking quick and easy by showing you when to start preparing ingredients and when things will be ready. The way the book is organised also makes it easy to find recipes based on your choice of raw ingredients. The explanations and illustrations are clear and easy to follow.

195x250 mm / 192 pages

Tasty and healthy food prepared quickly from basic ingredients – learn the master chefs' time-saving tricks of the trade. ‘This cookery book can be a lifesaver for busy people who struggle to find time to prepare varied and healthy food every day. The book is arranged by how long the recipes take to prepare (over 30 minutes, 20 – 30 minutes and under 20 minutes). There is practical advice about cooking efficiently and about the best order to do things in the kitchen. There are tempting pictures of the dishes and the stages are clearly explained by a special “time thermometer.” Useful and inspiring!’ VG

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UNO, DOS, TRES, TACO! Tacos are as diverse a dish as pasta, simpler than sushi and can be more exciting than tapas because you can create so many of your own flavour combinations. Most people make one particular type – adding prepared herbs and spices to taco shells and piling these on a plate with cheese, sour cream and mince. In Mexico, the homeland of the taco, you'd be hard pressed to find such ingredients.

AUTHOR:

THE FLYING CULINARY CIRCUS TITLE ENGLISH:

UNO, DOS, TRES, TACO!

The Flying Culinary Circus hope to provide you with inspiration to make your next taco experience even better than usual, and one step closer to the real deal. Not only that, but they provide tips for exciting combinations with dishes from other culinary cultures.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

TACO

FORMAT:

190x225 mm / 144 pages

So far The Flying Culinary Circus have toured 47 different countries, and on their way they have plucked inspiration from all of the world's varied food traditions. Now they're hoping to share some of this. They've taken the taco on a world trip, meaning they know just how to bring us simple, tasty tacos – flavour, zing and zest in uno, dos, tres!

The travelling cooking circus called The Flying Culinary Circus is run by Trond Svendgård, Hans Kristian Larsen, Mathias Spieler Bugge and Tor Jørgen Kramprud Arnesen. They have solid backgrounds of training as cooks and experience from top class restaurants abroad – and of cooking for food experts and supercelebrities all over the world.

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29,000 IN PRINT

LIFE IS SWEET KRISTINE'S FAVOURITES

Kristine Ilstad writes the blog Det søte liv (www.detsoteliv.no), which is Norway's biggest cake-blog with over 3000 recipes and thousands of visitors every day. Autumn 2014 was the tenth anniversary of the blog, and this is the anniversary book of the best from these ten years. There are recipes for Kristine's favourite cakes and best desserts and for the cakes which have been most popular with the readers. This book has something for every taste and every occasion. Let yourself be tempted by big chocolate cakes, little sweet cakes, delicious tray-baked cakes, beautiful party cakes, superb waffles and yeasty aromas.

AUTHOR:

KRISTINE ILSTAD TITLE ENGLISH:

LIFE IS SWEET TITLE NORWEGIAN:

DET SØTE LIV

ILLUSTRATED BY:

KRISTINE ILSTAD FORMAT:

210x250 mm / 328 pages

There are about 200 selected new recipes, which altogether comprise an invaluable collection for anyone who likes to create something sweet and good in the kitchen, whether for big gatherings or for intimate family use. All the recipes are easy to follow, with clear instructions. The book is richly illustrated with pictures of Kristine's own cakes, and Kristine shares her own tips for successful baking. ‘This is a book you can open again and again and always be tempted anew.’

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Kristine Ilstad is passionate about baking and writes the blog Det søte liv (The

good life), which is Norway's biggest cake-blog. She is qualified in commerce and in law, and works as a tax lawyer for the finance house DNB.

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GRANNY’S CAKES This recipe book will remind you of the very cake you baked or ate on a special occasion, festival or celebration. There are sections on: * classic tin-baked cakes * cakes with fruit and berries * traditional cakes * boxed cakes AUTHOR:

KARI FINNGAARD

The author also gives general advice on baking and suggestions about ingredients and utensils. The book has clear instructions combined with good illustrations and will put you in the mood to get out the mixing bowl.

TITLE ENGLISH:

GRANNY’S CAKES TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MORMORS KAKER FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 144 pages

‘Something magic happens in the kitchen when flour, sugar, eggs and milk are mixed together and smells remembered from childhood permeate the house. That is why this new book, ‘Mormors kaker’ is exactly what we need in the dark days of November.’

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BOLIGPLUSS

Kari Finngaard (1948–) is a writer, photographer and image artist. She lives in Oslo, apart from the summer half of the year, when she stays in a croft in Finnskogen. Kari enjoys the pleasures of the table; she feels that enticing flavours and smells, and sensuous foods, are among the most important things in daily life. Kari works as a freelance food writer and photographer for the specialist press and has written several books.

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MY ITALIAN GRANNY’S COOKING Mariangela di Fiore spent all her summers with her grandparents in Naples, where her granny taught her real Italian cooking. In this book you will find a wealth of good recipes from Granny's kitchen, combined with stories from Mariangela's childhood in Naples. We hear about fresh fish kept swimming in the bath-tub right until they were prepared, saints day celebrations in the town and the story of the Mafia boss who revealed his hiding place because he bought expensive fish at the market.

AUTHOR:

MARIANGELA DI FIORE TITLE ENGLISH:

MY ITALIAN GRANNY’S COOKING TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MIN ITALIENSKE BESTEMORS KJØKKEN

The book is divided by different themes with corresponding recipes: Seafood (Granny's spaghetti with cockles, devilish king prawns, stuffed squid); The poor man's kitchen (pasta with garlic, stuffed tomatoes, oven-baked artichokes); A taste of summer (bruschetta, pennine with fresh tomato sauce, rice salad); Sweets (sfogliatelle, torta caprese); A day at the beach (bread roll With aubergine and tomato, squash with mint and vinegar dressing); And recipes for snacks, pizza. Antipasti, supper and fish.

FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 240 pages

Enjoy the tastes and smells and cook real Italian food, seasoned with good stories from a known and well-liked author. ‘… masses of inspiration and lots of good recipes for Italian cuisine.'

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Mariangela Cacace Di Fiore (1981–) has a Neapolitan father and a Norwegian mother, and has lived in Naples for many years. Her previous publications include a number of books for young people and a documentary for adults on the Camorra.

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REAL ITALIAN PIZZA There is an Italian feel to this book: the key words are warmth, passion and tempting pizzas. The writer and the photographer went to Naples together and illustrate the book with elegant, colourful and atmospheric images. Included are also 35 fullpage photos of the different pizzas he has made for us. Vardøen provides a recipe for the perfect pizza base and the perfect toppings. For those who are especially interested, he describes how to build a pizza oven at home. And, in an Epilogue, what makes good drinking with pizza, and a selection of Italian puddings.

JAN VARDØEN

All Vardøen's recipes are written in his personal style; his conclusion is that the best things in life can be the very simplest.

195x250 mm / 188 pages

AUTHOR:

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

EKTE ITALIENSK PIZZA FORMAT:

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FINLAND (WSOY)

‘At the back of the book, Vardøen even shows how he has built his own pizza oven [in his garden]. He promises that you will be the coolest daddy in the neighborhood with a pizza oven bricked by yourself.’ OPPLAND ARBEIDERBLAD

Jan Vardøen is a Norwegian restauranteur, author, musician, and jack of all

trades. With a background as a chef and wooden boatbuilder he has used these skills to start a miniature empire of bars, restaurants and shops in Oslo's newly thriving east end. He is Norway's version of Ramsey, Oliver and Worrall Thompson rolled into one, as befits a country with a small population. As well as TV and radio appearances, he finds time somehow to write a column for Aftenposten. Pizza Paradiso is his fifth book.

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JAM ALL YEAR ROUND Jam can be made at any time. You do not need to go out berrypicking or have berries in your garden. Pop along to your local fruit and veg shop, buy what you need and make what you want. This book will change your perception of jam. What about cherry or mango jam? Or green apple, rhubarb or mint? A combination of pomegranate and apricot is also great! Knowing exactly what you are eating is also a plus. There are no suspicious additives here.

AUTHOR:

MATILDE SKÅR TITLE ENGLISH:

JAM ALL YEAR ROUND

This book contains 62 recipes, and you can make new varieties with the basic recipes by combining different types of berries, fruit and vegetables. You will never look at strawberry jam the same way after trying it with chilli and pepper. And if you want to leave out the sugar, there are other options.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SYLTETØY ÅRET RUNDT FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 192 pages

Jam is a popular gift – make an extra portion when you start!

Matilde Skår (1987–) is from Klepp in Jæren. She studied geography and

works for the Norwegian Mapping Authority in Stavanger. Skår has proved her creativity in many areas, first and foremost in cookery, photography and knitting.

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CHRISTMAS FOOD Andreas Viestad invites us to Geitmyra farm. The house is decorated for Christmas, and he serves us his best Christmas fare – traditional recipes for Christmas Eve, for family gatherings before and after Christmas and for New Year. Here you will find all the various recipes you need: sweets, Christmas cakes, Christmas baking, mulled wine, spreads for Christmas breakfast, pork ribs, mutton ribs, turkey – and all the trimmings.

AUTHOR:

ANDREAS VIESTAD

Make up extra portions of the sweet, the Christmas cakes or the spreads – and you have some lovely edible gifts for family and friends to enjoy. The author gives good advice about planning beforehand, so that you can enjoy the Christmas preparations free from stress.

TITLE ENGLISH:

CHRISTMAS FOOD TITLE NORWEGIAN:

JULEMAT FORMAT:

190x245 mm / 160 pages

This is also the perfect book for you if you are hosting Christmas celebrations for the first time.

Andreas Viestad (1973–) has a university degree and is one of Norway's most

popular food and recipe book writers. He has a column in Washington Post. The TV series, New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad, has been shown in more than 50 countries, including the USA, China, Germany and Italy. In 2002, he was awarded the Riksmålsforbund's media prize, the Golden Pen.

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THE BIG BOOK OF PERENNIALS There is a perennial for every imaginable place in the garden: some perennials thrive in moist places, others in the shade, in dry cracks between rocks where there is hardly any soil, under large trees and – of course – in flower beds with common garden soil and good sun.

AUTHOR:

TOMMY TØNSBERG TITLE ENGLISH:

THE BIG BOOK OF PERENNIALS

In this book, Tommy Tønsberg presents 270 different perennials that can be used in your garden.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

STAUDER FOR NORSKE FORHOLD FORMAT:

216x226 mm / 224 pages

Tommy Tønsberg's (1980–) interest in gardening was already evident at an early age: as a schoolboy he often spent his entire allowance at the nursery. Today he tends a small but lush garden on the outskirts of Oslo, and is the editor of Norsk Hagetidend, the magazine for members of the Gardeners' Association. He is also a popular guest speaker.

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EDIBILITY IN SMALL SPACES You don't need a big garden to grow great-tasting berries and fruit, crunchy vegetables or fragrant herbs, all you need is a couple of pots and to be inventive with the space you have. Use window sills, balconies, a hook on the terrace, a raised bed or hanging basket, or hang self-watering boxes on the wall.

AUTHOR:

TOMMY TØNSBERG AND KENNETH INGEBRETSEN

This book tells you what you can grow and how to do it, from soil preparation to sowing, fertilisation and caring for your plants. Make use of the season with mini greenhouses, juggle with early and late crops, and use the space you have by combining what is useful with what is beautiful in exciting mixed pots.

TITLE ENGLISH:

EDIBILITY IN SMALL SPACES TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SPISELIG PÅ LITEN PLASS FORMAT:

210x225 mm / 168 pages

At the back of the book you'll find great advice on how to grow vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, fruit and berries. The authors advise growing something you love to eat. Food from your own garden tastes extra good. An inspiring and useful text for growing edible plants in a limited space.

Kenneth Ingebretsen (1977–) is a gardener who works at the largest garden

centre in Norway. He also edits the membership newsletter Blomstervenner for the Friends of Flowers Society.

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A GARDEN DESIGNER’S APPROACH GUIDE TO A PERSONAL GARDENING STYLE We decorate our terraces and gardens to create ambience and make our mark on the great outdoors, and we extend the season using outdoor seating areas, sheltered terraces, heat lamps and wood burning stoves. Garden centres and interior design shops are full of enticing odds and ends, but when the weather turns it is extra important to maintain a holistic approach to positioning, size, shape, lines and materials. Decorative items should be the icing on the cake and chosen carefully.

AUTHOR:

YVONNE DENGIN TITLE ENGLISH:

A GARDEN DESIGNER’S APPROACH TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HAGEDESIGNERENS METODE

Some people furnish their gardens with humour and playfulness, others want to create a romantic atmosphere, and others are more concerned with symmetry and order. Dengin describes classic and modern garden design using both formal and more informal approaches, providing tips and advice about which decorative elements are best for you.

FORMAT:

210x277 mm / 160 pages

Look at the bigger picture and how furniture, lighting, water features, pots, plants and decorative elements can come together as a whole.

PHOTO: ANNE MANGLERUD

Practical, exuberant and inspiring advice about how to make your garden your own.

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Yvonne Dengin (1961–) is a garden designer, lecturer and high-profile garden writer who has previously published two books. She had a column on gardening in Elle Interiør for a number of years, and was a designer and active contributor to the NRK gardening television program.

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Tilda and her friends charm everyone! The Tilda books have now taken the world by storm, being published in Brazil, Czech Republic, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Korea, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and USA. Today Tilda is a familiar brand in hobby and sewing arenas, primarily in Scandinavia, although some Tilda products are also available in Germany, France and England. Tilda is known for its naive and recognizable characters. Tilda and her friends charm everyone! The Tilda books have now taken the world by storm, being published in China, Finland, France, Germany , Hungary, Italy, Netherland, Republich of Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK and USA.

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HOME-MADE AND HAPPY Hjemmelaget og lykkelig is a book about high quality patchwork technique, covering the whole year but with an emphasis on autumn and Christmas. There are figures of a home-made angel, a simple reindeer, sheep and many more.

AUTHOR:

TONE FINNANGER

There are good step-by-step illustrations throughout, and all the designs are reproduced at the back of the book.

TITLE ENGLISH:

HOME-MADE AND HAPPY TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HJEMMELAGET OG LYKKELIG FORMAT:

210x277 mm / 144 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

Tone Finnanger (1973–) designs all of the Tilda products herself: the books

and other printed works, plywood figures, stamps and stencils, paint and metal works. She is schooled in drawing, design, graphic design and traditional painting handwork techniques. She worked as an interior decorator and window dresser until she started the Tilda company in 1999.

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PHOTO: GRETHE SYVERTSEN ARNSTAD

FINLAND (Tammi) GERMANY (Droemer Knaur) UNITED KINGDOM (D&C)

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30 SLIPPERS – ONE PATTERN This book is divided according to six themes: Hut Life; Rabbits; Skins; Moccasins; the Terrace and finally It's Christmas Again. There is something for every taste, whether you like the traditional classic design or whether you want bright-coloured slippers decorated with pearls.

AUTHOR:

CARLOS ZACHRISSON AND ARNE NERJORDET

The main technique is knitting, but the decoration involves the use of pearls, cross-stitching, grafting stitches, etc.

TITLE ENGLISH:

30 SLIPPERS – ONE PATTERN TITLE NORWEGIAN:

This is a book for both children and adults.

30 TØFLER FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 144 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

DENMARK (Koppelwrite) FRANCE (Editions de Saxe) GERMANY (FrechVerlag) NETHERLANDS (De Fontein | Tirion) SWEDEN (Norstedts) US (Trafalgar Square Books)

Arne Nerjordet (a Norwegian) and Carlos Zachrison (part Swede, part Spaniard) presented their first joint fashion collection in 2002 and, in 2003, they were invited to the Paris fashion week to show their designs. The inspiration for their feminine clothes comes from many sources – from Dolly Parton to Japanese pleating techniques and Norwegian traditional dress.

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NEEDLEWORK FROM THE GARDEN This is a cornucopia from the garden of Arne and Carlos! New this time around is the garter stitch technique, which is easy for everyone to master, regardless of age. The only requirements are two knitting needles and the ability to complete a knit stitch. The most beautiful butterflies take shape to become pot rests or seating pads, and inspiration taken from flowers, both in terms of colour and shape, is channelled into simple and some slightly more advanced projects.

ARNE NERJORDET AND CARLOS ZACHRISSON

You'll meet Magnus the garden mouse, the picnicking hippy girls, and the bees that buzz around in the trees. There are also plenty of ideas for lovely big throws to be created from your leftover yarn.

HĂ…NDARBEID FRA HAGEN

AUTHOR:

TITLE ENGLISH:

NEEDLEWORK FROM THE GARDEN TITLE NORWEGIAN: FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 136 pages

Rights sold to: Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Netherlands, South-Korea, Spain, UK and US.

KNITTING FROM SETESDAL TRADITION WITH A NEW TWIST In this book, Arne & Carlos have been inspired by the innumerable knitting and embroidery patterns from Setesdal. You will find patterns for gorgeous sweaters in bright colours, to suit both men and women. Also, it includes many ideas for accessories such as mittens, woolly hats, leg- and wrist-warmers, stockings, small and large cushions, teddy bears and much more.

AUTHOR:

ARNE NERJORDET AND CARLOS ZACHRISSON

The degree of difficulty varies from the very straightforward to ideas which demand a little more of both technical skill and time.

TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING FROM SETESDAL TITLE NORWEGIAN:

Rights sold to: Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States.

STRIKK FRA SETESDAL FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 144 pages

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KNITTING FOR ALL AGES Trine Angelsen is known as the author of a series of novels and is also creative with knitting needles. This book has patterns for sweaters for children and adults, in classic designs and in single colours, together with accessories such as hats, gloves and scarves. There are grades of difficulty from quite easy to rather more demanding.

AUTHOR:

TRINE ANGELSEN

Trine has taken inspiration from her surroundings and her family.

TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING FOR ALL AGES TITLE NORWEGIAN:

STRIKK TIL LITEN OG STOR FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 112 pages

Trine Angelsen (1965–) is originally from Kabelvåg in Lofoten, but now lives in Fauske. After trying various jobs, she became an author. Her first series, Havets datter ('The Sea's Daughter') came out in 2002 and was an immediate success. Since then she has attracted new readers with Thea ('Thea') and Hverdagsengler ('Everyday Angels').

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KNITTING FROM TELEMARK Designer Irene Haugland takes us to her home territory in Telemark where she has found inspiration for this book. Her patterns are inspired by the folk art, the nature, the watercourses and the people. The combination of embroidery with the knitting adds finishing touches to the designs. AUTHOR:

You will find sweaters, jackets for children and adults, and accessories which can be combined with the bigger garments or used on their own.

IRENE HAUGLAND TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING FROM TELEMARK TITLE NORWEGIAN:

STRIKK FRA TELEMARK FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 128 pages

Irene Haugland trained in clothes and costume at Statens h책ndverks- og

kunstindustriskole (SHKS), the national training school for handcrafts and arts industries, in Oslo. She worked as a designer with Dale and in the weekly press before being one of the founders of Vrikke of Norway Ltd., where she worked for 21 years. In the book Strikk fra Telemark ('Knitting from Telemark') she takes inspiration from traditional patterns and her own local milieu.

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KNITTING WITH DORTHE SKAPPEL Charming and elegant knitting patterns for the famous Dorthe Skappel sweater and many other garments including jackets, jerseys, knitted stockings and woollen hats. Every garment in the book has it's story, pictures and user-friendly illustrations of the techniques.

AUTHOR:

DORTHE SKAPPEL

The story began when Dorthe knitted a jersey between Christmas and New Year 2011. Her daughters Mary and Martha liked it immediately and later described it as their favourite garment on Mary's blog and in several magazines. Since then, many new garments have been designed and knitted and the patterns and wool sold on the internet.

TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING WITH DORTHE SKAPPEL TITLE NORWEGIAN:

SKAPPELSTRIKK FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 176 pages

Anybody can knit these garments with their very easy patterns. They are light and comfortable to wear – just as favourite clothes should be.

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

DENMARK (Politikens Forlag) FRANCE (Editions de Saxe)

The book is richly and elegantly designed. It expresses warmth and the joy of knitting in a pallet of traditional and elegant colours.

PHOTO: AGNETE BRUN

Dorthe Skappel is a popular TV presenter, known particularly as the lead

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presenter on the entertainment programme God kveld Norge (Good evening Norway) and on the TV awards presentation, Gullruten. She is passionate about knitting and knitting design, and her own creative knitting patterns have had welldeserved commercial success.

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FUN WITH YARN IN ROSENDAL The inspiration for this book came from an old sock pattern and an old hotel in Rosendal in Hardanger. Turid Lindeland has given the traditional patterns a modern twist both in terms of colour and choice of models. Her vision is to be mindful of old handicraft techniques, here in terms of knitting and crocheting, and make durable products suitable for daily wear and tear. AUTHOR:

TURID LINDELAND

Here you'll find patterns for blankets for young and old, socks for big and small, cushions with and without patterns, covers for chairs, photo albums, mobiles, computers and much more.

TITLE ENGLISH:

FUN WITH YARN IN ROSENDAL TITLE NORWEGIAN:

GARNGLEDE I ROSENDAL

The difficulty level varies from very simple to that which requires a little more time and skill.

FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 144 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

FINLAND (M채kel채) FRANCE (Editions de Saxe) GERMANY (Bassermann) NETHERLANDS (Forte) UNITED STATES (Sellers Publishing)

Turid Lindeland is 47 years old and trained in economics. She has been keen

on handcrafts of various sorts since childhood. In 2007 she and her husband bought an old hotel in Rosendal on the west coast of Norway, dating from 1887. Here she has been able to develop her interests: interior design, recycling, redesign and handcraft. The reshaping of tradition in a new and modern way is close to her heart.

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HØNSESTRIKK FOR THE PEOPLE Hønsestrikk is a concept which came to light in the 1970s in Denmark, translating literally as Chicken knit. It involved learning to knit by creating your own boards and putting together patterns which told a story, made a statement or showed what the makers liked to do or what made them happy.

AUTHOR:

CECILIE KAURIN AND LINN BRYHN JACOBSEN

The authors of this book took their inspiration from this time and added their own twist.

TITLE ENGLISH:

HØNSESTRIKK FOR THE PEOPLE

In this book you will find big and small projects for both children and adults with different difficultly levels. It is easy to see how you are progressing, because you complete one pattern knitting board at a time. When engaging in Hønsestrikk, you use the wool like coloured pens. This means you can choose the colours and patterns and combine them as you wish or as per the wool you have. If you make a mistake along the way it's no big deal, you just have to change the project so it works.

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HØNSESTRIKK TIL FOLKET FORMAT:

195x250 mm / 144 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

DENMARK (Turbine) UNITED STATES (Trafalgar Square Books)

Linn Bryhn Jacobsen (1962–) is happiest on trips through the woods with

her retriever dog Ronja. She has always enjoyed craftwork: knitting, crochet and sewing. Photography has been a hobby since her student days.

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DESIGNGUIDE FOR KNITTERS CREATE YOUR OWN CLOTHES AUTHOR:

KARI HESTNES

Kari Hestnes is well-known for her beautiful knitting designs, available in book form, as well as individual patterns and products sold through the company Du store Alpakka.

TITLE ENGLISH:

DESIGNGUIDE FOR KNITTERS TITLE NORWEGIAN:

DESIGNGUIDE FOR STRIKKERE

In this book, she invites us into a world of calm, with designs and patterns inspired by the colours in nature. Here you will find patterns for coats, cable-knit sweaters and leggings, or smaller things such as simple leg warmers, wrist warmers and scarves, but also some beautiful cushions, bedspreads and blankets.

FORMAT:

272x198 mm / 160 pages

Throughout the book, there are words of wisdom about how knitting can be used as a source of inspiration and meditation in today's hectic everyday life.

Kari Hestnes (1959–) is a co-owner of the company Du Store Alpakka, one

of the largest importers of alpaca yarns in Norway. She regularly provides many knitting patterns for magazines.

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KNITTING AND CROCHET THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE Knitting and crochet projects little and large. This book is for people who enjoy crochet and knitting, but who need ideas for making things which are both amusing and useful. There are a pin-cushion in the shape of a hedgehog, a cover for a pen-holder, and many other ingenious ideas. Amusing egg-warmers, a keyholder in the shape of a pig's head, a beautiful crocheted blanket and much more.

AUTHOR:

HELENE S LUNDBERG AND BOEL NILSSON TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING AND CROCHET THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE TITLE NORWEGIAN:

MORSOMME MASKER FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 128 pages

What is common to all the ideas is that they are fun to make and that they will make your home a cosy place to be.

Helene S Lundberg is a versatile and prolific writer of books about leisure activities, who during the last 15 years has also worked as a freelance stylist in several specialist areas: leisure activities, crafts, interior decorating, cake design and flower arranging. In Sweden she is a regular contributor of hobby ideas to several different publications.

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EMILY’S CROCHET BOOK DELIGHTFUL AMIGURUMI CHARACTERS Amigurumi characters are small, personalised, crocheted mascots. This is a hobby that is becoming increasingly popular, and Emily's cute characters have a fresh, Nordic style. All those who have never crocheted before can learn to do so now. The most important techniques are explained using text and pictures in Crochet School at the front of the book – the simplest first and the most advanced at the end.

AUTHOR:

EMILY THORBJØRNSEN TITLE ENGLISH:

EMILY’S CROCHET BOOK TITLE NORWEGIAN:

EMILYS HEKLEBOK FORMAT:

197x197 mm / 48 pages

It's easy to become enchanted by Emily's characters, and this book is also suitable for young adults who want to try their hand at a small (and feasible) handicraft project.

RIGHTS SOLD TO:

DENMARK (Turbine)

Emily Thorbjørnsen has written an inspiring crochet book for young girls.

Emily Thorbjørnsen is a young girl who likes to be creative. She has the

courage and skill to follow her small crocheted friends through from idea to finished products – inspiring and fun for children of all ages.

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QUICK STITCHES – SIMPLE EMBROIDERY Nina Granlund Sæther invites you into a world where she uses embroidery in a playful and exciting way. This book contains around 25 projects with different degrees of difficulty and on different backgrounds. Embroider sneakers, watch straps, T-shirts for adults and children, cushions and a lot more.

AUTHOR:

NINA GRANLUND SÆTHER

If you have not embroidered before, you are sure to feel the inclination when you see all the possibilities in this book.

TITLE ENGLISH:

QUICK STITCHES – SIMPLE EMBROIDERY TITLE NORWEGIAN:

RASKE STING FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 128 pages RIGHTS SOLD TO:

US (Sellers Publishing)

Nina Granlund Sæther is active within Norway’s handicraft community. Previous books include Gamle redskaper, små antikviteter, Hjerte i folkekunsten and Putefest (sold to Finland and UK).

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HOME-SEWN Do you have a sewing machine standing idle? Get to know it, and do easy sewing with beautiful fabrics! All the ideas in Trine Bakke's new book have step-by-step illustrations. You can begin with the easy things and progress gradually. Teach yourself to sew cushions, netting, wine-carton coolers, Christmas stockings, patchwork quilts, iPad covers, spectacle cases, key rings and much more besides. There are four parts to the book, following a natural progression: For those who want to play with fabric; For those who want to sew something easy and neat; For those who want to learn to sew patches; For those who already do quilting. Hjemmesydd has a playful and informal approach to the subject. You will find cheerful fabrics, simple designs and, hopefully, few careless stitches. The patchwork sewing is mostly based on squares.

AUTHOR:

TRINE BAKKE TITLE ENGLISH:

HOME-SEWN

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HJEMMESYDD FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 168 pages

This is easy sewing made exciting by the choices of fabric and colour.

Trine Bakke and her associates run the Quilt Making Studio in BĂŚrum, just

outside Oslo. This is her second book. In Norway, her courses are famous and she is known for her very personal style in design and colour combinations.

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DESIGN AND CRAFTS

CLASSIC CROCHET AND TUNISIAN CROCHET A follow-up to the books Helt enkel hekling og Hekling og hakking til kjøkkenet. AUTHOR:

This book contains both small and large projects in various degrees of difficulty for both those who have crocheted before and those who want to start. The book is illustrated throughout with great descriptions and step-by-step pictures.

TOVE FEVANG TITLE ENGLISH:

CLASSIC CROCHET AND TUNISIAN CROCHET TITLE NORWEGIAN:

KLASSISK HEKLING OG HAKKING

Tove Fevang's books have been published in several languages, and she regularly gives talks and contributes to craft journals.

FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 136 pages

FINLAND (WSOY) FRANCE (Editions de Saxe) US (Trafalgar Square Books)

Tove Fevang (1959–) is known for her work in the areas of quilting, application and embroidery and, in particular, for her colour sense and stylish patterns. She is also highly thought of as a course instructor.

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DESIGN AND CRAFTS

CROCHET AND TUNISIAN CROCHET FOR THE KITCHEN A follow-up to the books Helt enkel hekling og Hekling og hakking til kjøkkenet. This book contains both small and large projects in various degrees of difficulty for both those who have crocheted before and those who want to start. The book is illustrated throughout with great descriptions and step-by-step pictures.

AUTHOR:

TOVE FEVANG TITLE ENGLISH:

CROCHET AND TUNISIAN CROCHET FOR THE KITCHEN TITLE NORWEGIAN:

Tove Fevang's books have been published in several languages, and she regularly gives talks and contributes to craft journals.

HEKLING OG HAKKING TIL KJØKKENET

Rights sold to: Finland, France, UK and US.

198x272 mm / 128 pages

FORMAT:

SIMPLE CROCHETING This is a beginner's book of crocheting with a detailed introduction and step-by-step pictures. In addition, there are patterns for scarves, hats, blankets, cushions and much more. The exciting thing about crocheting is that so many structures may be combined. Nothing is right or wrong! Her previous books, Applikasjon and Vi broderer korssting, were sold to Sweden. AUTHOR:

Rights sold to: Finland, France, Germany, Sweden and US.

TOVE FEVANG TITLE ENGLISH:

SIMPLE CROCHETING TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HELT ENKEL HEKLING FORMAT:

198x272 mm / 96 pages

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NON-FICTION DESIGN AND CRAFTS

KNITTING PERUVIAN PATTERNS Kari Hestnes has taken her inspiration for this book from Peru; from Lima, Arequipa, Cosco, Amazonia, The Sacred Valley, etc. She helped to start a school called Mirasol (Sunflower) for the young shepherds who live at 4,000 metres above sea level. AUTHOR:

This is a journey through the colours found in Peru, knitted in the softest alpaca wool. The patterns are mainly for children from 6 to 13 years, but there are also some for accessories and soft furnishings. There is something here for every taste, boy or girl.

KARI HESTNES TITLE ENGLISH:

KNITTING

TITLE NORWEGIAN:

HJERTESTRIKK FORMAT:

The descriptions are clear, and the book is illustrated throughout with Kari’s pictures.

248x272 mm / 208 pages

Kari Hestnes (1959–) is a co-owner of the company Du Store Alpakka, one

of the largest importers of alpaca yarns in Norway. She regularly provides many knitting patterns for magazines.

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Cappelen Damm Agency, non-fiction spring 2015  
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