In days of yore, the ‘Land of Ice and Fire’ was famous not merely for cod fishery, but also as the cradle of the gyrfalcon, the legendary raptor.
In Reykjavík Walks , Icelandic historian Guðjón Friðriksson guides you around the streets of downtown Reykjavík.
The trilingual book Vatnagarpar (‘Water Heroes’) by Jens Einarsson documents the journey of eight riders and their horses in words and photos, crossing 17 glacial rivers while following in the footsteps of Icelandic mailmen of times past.
Former Reykjavík mayor, Jón Gnarr, gives a candid inside look into his personal and political life in his memoir.
A teenage Hannah Kent first visited Iceland on a Rotary Exchange. It must have had a profound effect on her, as some years later she has written this curious and enchanting book set in North Iceland in 1829.