Tag Archive for Knut Hamsun

The Guardian on Hamsun: Norwegian Wood

The Guardian, Saturday August 8th, journalist Jonathan Glancey covers the contemporary Hamsun debate in the article Norwegian Wood. Glancey is one of the few journalists to pick up on the invitation of Bodil Børset (Hamsun Centre) to Efraim Zuroff (Wiesenthal…

Where is Bodil Børset?

A little while back we were looking for Trine Lilleng, the first secretary at the Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh who compared Israelis to Nazis. As Haareetz subsequently found out, she had not only kept her job at the Embassy but…

Neue Zürcher Zeitung:Abwege zum Ruhm

An increasing number of newspapers and websites are picking up on the controversial Norwegian decision to honor nazi author Knut Hamsun AND head the ITF for Holocaust Remembrance – all in the same year. Here is an excerpt from one…