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Andri Snær Magnason

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Andri Snær Magnason is an Icelandic writer, born in Reykjavik on July 14, 1973. An award winning author published in 35 languages. His most recent book is The Casket of Time. Andri has written novels, poetry, plays, short stories, essays and he has directed documentary films. His work has been published or performed in more than thirty countries. His novel LoveStar was chosen as “Novel of the year” by Icelandic booksellers, it received the DV Literary Award, The Philip K. Dick special citation Award of 2013 and was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize. His children’s book, The Story of the Blue Planet, was the first children’s book to receive the Icelandic Literary Prize and has been published or performed in 35 countries. His first b ...more

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Tímakistan

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Sofðu ást mín

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A New Podcast – There Is No Y.O.U


The one and only York Underwood just did this podcast here with me and The Casket of Time.


Here is some information from his website and listen here!


“Andri Snaer also elaborates on the task of switching voices and changing the tone of his writing. He started with poetry and then a children’s book and then a sci-fi novel and then a non-fiction polemic (which he also made into a documentary fil...

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