600 Silver Lions: How Iceland was Betrayed, Again

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The Panama Papers scandal hit us like a tsunami. Iceland, a nation of 330,000, has 600 names on the list!…

The Magnificent 7%

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When I was 20 years old I decided to enter the Icelandic School of Arts and Crafts in Reykjavík. My…

Accusations Of Censorship Unfounded

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The Danish newspaper Information has printed a number of articles discussing the German edition of my novel ‘The Woman at…

“An Ice Evening” At The Europa Restaurant & Bar

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This poem about the EuroZone Crisis was written by Hallgrímur Helgason this summer for the International Literature  Festival in Berlin…

Architectural Acne

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Back in June, Icelandic writer Hallgrímur Helgason was asked to give a speech at the outdoors opening of the architectural…

The Battle Of Iceland

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This coming Saturday a referendum will be held in Iceland. The people can say yes, we think we need a…

Suit and Tie

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Suit and tie Suit and tie We’re deadly afraid of the clever guy Wearing suit and tie They used to…