Posts Tagged: Oslo

In the Year 2114

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David Mitchell’s latest work will not be read for another one hundred years. He recently handed over the manuscript, called From Me Flows What You Call Time, to the Future Library in Oslo, Norway. He is the second author to contribute the project, the first being Margaret Atwood. Each year from now until 2114, one author will be […]

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Oslo in Mourning

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Thousands of people in Oslo, Norway are mourning the loss of the 76 victims of anti-immigration extremist, Anders Behring Breivik’s shocking attacks last week. His plans were carefully delineated in a 1,500 page manifesto called, “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” in which he reveals his targeting of writers, journalists and literature professors. Though he […]

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Violence in Oslo

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As is the case in any developing story, details are sketchy and limited right now, but here’s the basics in what’s happened in Oslo, Norway today. 16 are reported dead as a result of an explosion and a shooting. Police are treating the two a related, though the investigation is in it’s early stages. According […]

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