Iceland book fact of the day

One in ten Icelanders will publish one [a book].

“Does it get rather competitive?” I ask the young novelist, Kristin Eirikskdottir.

“Yes. Especially as I live with my mother and partner, who are also full-time writers. But we try to publish in alternate years so we do not compete too much.”

The story is here, hat tip goes to Robert Cottrell.


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