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Welcome to the Reykjavík City of Literature website

Bókmenntaborgin styður við orðlistalífið í Reykjavík

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Bókmenntaumfjöllun

Fun, concise reviews of Icelandic literature in English translation.

Gröndalshús

Gröndalshús

A charming little writer-illustrator's home in the heart of the old town, artist-hub for events and creative work. Gröndals residenice flat is on the ground floor. 

Events

Borgarbókasafnið Menningarhús

Libraries are an important gateway to the local community, and welcomes everyone. Our culture houses host a number of cultural events each week, and offer a varied catalogue of literature, film, music, newspapers and magazines.

The library contains around 500.000 total books, magazones, CDs, LPs, DVDs and so on. It is a place to meet people, a place to be in peace, and an important gateway to the local community that welcomes everyone.

Our culture houses host a number of cultural events each week, and offer a varied catalogue of literature, film, music, newspapers and magazines.

Without realizing it, she had begun to make plans for her new life. And despite fearing for Bragi she had begun to feel safe. But that feeling of safety was now long gone. They were here.

Hildur Knútsdóttir from the book Vetrarhörkur (Hard Winter)
Korngult hár, grá augu (Corn-Gold Hair, Grey Eyes) by Sjón