She won the award for her novel Búrið, or ‘The Cage,’ the third installment in a series featuring “drug smuggling, financial crimes, and passionate love affairs in present-day Reykjavik.”
Race rules mandate that competitors must finish the race within 150 hours, or just over six straight days. Only fifty runners were invited to participate.
Dozens of historical artifacts were found wrapped in tissue paper in a bin left among donations for Reykjavík’s Good Shepherd charity shop.
There are currently 73,782 firearms registered in Iceland, with most owners purchasing their weapons for hunting and sport purposes, rather than a perceived need for self-defense.
284 students took the admissions test for the medical program, which only admits 50 students total, or just under a sixth of the applicants. There were then 64 applicants to the physiotherapy program, which will only admit 35 new students.
"After I bought it, I saw the name Hallgrímsson and put two and two together that it was Jónas Hallgrímsson, the one and only.”
According to the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, pollen levels are considerably above the average for this time of year, causing considerable irritation for those with pollen allergies.