Elskar mig, elskar mig ekki (Loves me, Loves me Not)

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Reykjavík
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2010
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The title story in a short story collection with sixteen stories from authors from Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Finland, Sweden and the Sami language area. The stories are written for young readers from age 13 and they all deal with love in one way or the other.

The book was published in cooperation of eight publishers: Forlagið in Iceland, Milik Publishing in Greenland, Bókadeildin in the Faroes, Samlaget in Norway, Art People in Denmark, Opal in Sweden, Tammi in Finland and Davvi Girji in the Sami language area.

The non-Icelandic stories are translated by Böðvar Guðmundsson.

Authors and stories:
Johanne Algren (Denmark): Heitasta sumar í hundrað ár (The Warmest Summer in a Hundred Years)
Annelis Johansson (Sweden): Miriam og ég og heimurinn (Miriam and I and the World)
Jónína Leósdóttir (Iceland): Elskar mig, elskar mig ekki (Loves me, Loves me Not)
Simon Issát Marainen (Sami area): Síðasta bréfið (The Laste Letter)
Marjun Syderbö Kjelnæs (Faroes): Skrifað í sandinn (Written in the Sand)
Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl (Iceland): Blái hanskinn og vinstrivillan (The Blue Glove and the Leftist-Folly)
Magssanguaq Qujaukitsoq (Greenland): Dansinn í Qaanaaq (The Dance at Qaanaaq)
Sari Peltoniemi (Finland): Örið og sverðið (The Scar and the Sword)
Anna Vikström (Sweden): Betra en drasl (Better than Junk)
Kirste Paltto (Sami area): Vil ekki missa þig (Don't Want to Loose You)
Mette Honoré og Birgitte Rasmussen (Denmark): Vinkonur (Girlfriends)
Kari Levola (Finland): Grenigerðið (The Hedge)
Erna Lynge (Greenland): And I made up my mind
Rakel Helmsdal (Faroes): Holdsveik (Leprosy)
Lars Mæhle (Norway): Öruggur dagur (A Safe Day)