Below you'll find NFDA's collection of Danish related literature.
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Translated by Sherilyn Nicolette Hellberg
An award-winning collection of short stories.
by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)
Called "a masterpiece" by The New York Times, the acclaimed trilogy from Tove Ditlevsen, a pioneer in the field of genre-bending confessional writing.
by Per Gregersen (in Danish)
A book on Denmark's growing whisky industry and entry into the U.S. market
by Torben Riise
Produced by the Danish Embassy in Washington, DC
by Carol Schroeder & Katrine Schroeder
by Mike Henriksen & Cindy Lea Bahe
Danish American Henriksen along with Bahe share a collection of stories
Stories from the author's 21st century viking voyages
Here and Hereafter is about what happens when mortality and eternity come together, often at times of life-endings, expanding human consciousness, connecting earthly life with afterlife.
by Halfdan Lefevre (1945) - Translated by C. Flemming Heilmann (2022)
Published only weeks after the Nazi surrender, Halfdan Lefevre's The Men in Denmark's Freedom Council is a history of World War Il Danish resistance while under Nazi occupation and the formation of a "government in waiting" in anticipation of liberation. Mr. Lefevre's original manuscript has been faithfully translated into English by C. Flemming Heilmann so that a broader audience can appreciate the unparalleled sacrifices and risks these Danish citizens took in the name of freedom.
Stories of the Danish West Indies/U.S. Virgin Islands
Ann Dittmer & Esther Jacobsen Bates
The challenges and triumphs of this Danish community that grew, thrived, and evolved while most faded into obscurity.
Jussi Adler Olsen
Journalist Helen Russell relocates to Denmark.
Rachael Cerrotti documents the journey of her grandmother, Hana, as she flees the Nazis in Central Europe, taking her through Scandinavia and beyond.
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