Books by Sjón

CODEX 1962 by Sjón
Kirkus Star
by Sjón, translated by Victoria Cribb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 11, 2018

"Though occasionally reminiscent of David Mitchell, Sjón's work is unlike anything else in contemporary fiction. Strange—but stunning."
A clay figurine becomes human only to join the ranks of those fated to die in a world cursed by division and nationalism. Read full book review >
MOONSTONE by Sjón
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A hazy portrait of a desperate historical moment."
Award-winning novelist, poet, and Björk collaborator Sjón (From the Mouth of the Whale, 2008, etc.) takes direct aim at Icelandic conservatism in this slim, meditative novella about a gay teen in Reykjavik on the eve of the Spanish Flu, circa 1918. Read full book review >
THE WHISPERING MUSE by Sjón
Released: May 1, 2013

"Metafictive, multilayered storytelling. But the book may leave many readers wondering what the point is."
A slim, suggestive, seafaring fable introduces the Icelandic author to America. Read full book review >