Books by Dag Solstad

Dag Solstad, a novelist and playwright, has won numerous prizes for his writing throughout Europe, including the prestigious Nordic Prize for Literature. This is the first English translation of his work. Solstad lives in both Oslo, Norway, and Berlin, Ge


ARMAND V by Dag Solstad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2018

"If Knausgaard is too cheery for you, then this is just your cup of lutefisk."
Of diplomacy and its discontents: an existentialist-tinged character study by acclaimed Norwegian novelist Solstad (Professor Andersen's Night, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >
T SINGER by Dag Solstad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2018

"Knut Hamsun remains the king of Nordic gloom, but Solstad gives him a run for the money in a story at once traditional and postmodern."
Morose but effective character study by esteemed Norwegian novelist Solstad (Professor Anderson's Night, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
SHYNESS AND DIGNITY by Dag Solstad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2006

"The combination of learned criticism, a failed appetite for life and a reluctance to do anything to promote delight or enthusiasm makes this tale of civilization and its discontents uphill work. The stiff translation is no help."
As Mediterranean countries export olive oil, Scandinavian ones disseminate gloom. Read full book review >