Books by Hallgrimur Helgason

WOMAN AT 1,000 DEGREES by Hallgrimur Helgason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Brilliantly written with flashing insights, but an incoherent structure muffles its power."
An elderly woman looks back on a life permanently scarred by World War II in this latest from Icelandic novelist Helgason (The Hitman's Guide to Housecleaning, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >
101 REYKJAVIK by Hallgrimur Helgason
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Uproarious, sharp, and outrageously funny joyride with plenty of octane, though it doesn't really go anywhere in the end."
An award-winning Icelandic novelist makes his English-language debut with a kind of Arctic Bright Lights, Big City, following the nocturnal misadventures of an overgrown baby who refuses to grow up. Read full book review >