The Casket of Time is my second children’s book and the only Icelandic children’s book to break through the 3% translation wall in USA this year. My book is actually the only Icelandic children’s book from Iceland, since The Story of the Blue Planet came out in 2012. Both of these stories won the Icelandic
The Story of the Blue Planet
The Blue Planet by Andri Snær Magnason was premiered in Gdansk May 17th 2014 in Teatr Miniatura. The play was directed by Erling Jóhannesson with new music by MÚM. The production received very nice reviews in Polish media: “The seemingly fairy-tale-like story, packed with fascinating adventures, turns out to be a multi-layered allegory of the modern world.
Reykjavík is a UNESCO city of Literature and will be focusing on it’s authors this summer. Andri Snær Magnason is reading in Harpan, the Reykjavik Concert Hall the 4th of July, in the Munnharpan Restaurant at 12:00. Andri Snær will read from a variety of his work, from LoveStar, winning a special citation of excellence