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Sjón

Iceland

Sjón © Dagur Gunnarson

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Sjón, b. 1962, Reykjavik/Iceland, is an Icelandic novelist. He won the Nordic Council’s Literary Prize (the Nordic countries’ equivalent of the Man Booker Prize) for his novel The Blue Fox (2003, Eng. 2013) and the novel From The Mouth Of The Whale (2008, Eng. 2011) was shortlisted for both the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. His latest novel, Moonstone – The Boy Who Never Was (2013, Eng. 2016), was awarded the 2013 Icelandic Literary Prize. It was published in Germany in 2015 under the title Der Junge, den es nicht gab. Also a poet, librettist and lyricist, he has published nine poetry collections and written four opera librettos and lyrics for various artists. In 2001, he was nominated for an Oscar for his lyrics in the film Dancer In The Dark. Sjón’s novels have been published in 35 languages.

www.sjon.siberia.is

Bibliography

Bibliography

The Blue Fox
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
New York, NY, 2013
[tr.: Victoria Cribb]

The Whispering Muse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
New York, NY, 2014
[tr.: Victoria Cribb]

From the Mouth of the Whale
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
New York, NY, 2013
[tr.: Victoria Cribb]

gráspörvar og ígulker
JPV Forlag
Reykjavík, 2015

Moonstone. The Boy Who Never Was
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
New York, NY, August 2016
[tr.: Victoria Cribb]

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