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FOR THE LOVE OF COD
FOR THE LOVE OF COD event with the Fargo Sons of Norway and Eric Dregni
Eric Dregni will join the Fargo Sons of Norway on Friday, October 8 at 11:30 for a presentation and discussion of his new book, For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son’s Search for Norwegian Happiness. There will be a luncheon from 11:30-1:30 followed by a presentation at 1:30. Zandbroz Variety will be selling books, and the event is free and open to the public.
Eric Dregni takes his son on a return trip to Norway—the country where he was born fifteen years earlier—to investigate whether it really is the happiest country on Earth. From a passion for dugnad or community volunteerism to sakte or “slow,” a rejection of the mad pace of modernity, this idiosyncratic tour shows readers how, or whether, Norwegian happiness translates.
“Eric Dregni is the best kind of tour guide, bringing to life a country vis-à-vis its people, its (sometimes odd) customs, and its places. Brew some kaffe, get koselig (cozy), and settle in to do some armchair traveling to Norway. It’s a trip you’ll be lykkelig (happy) to take.” —Lorna Landvik, author of Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with Recipes)
“Honest, funny, and down to earth, For the Love of Cod is an eye-opening look at how Norway discovered the key to real happiness.” —Foreword Reviews
Read more about the book here: https://www.upress.umn.edu/book…/books/for-the-love-of-cod