A newly discovered Laxness fan who is reading Independent People posted a comment saying that "the fact that it was by a Nobel laureate who is largely unknown was enough to arouse my curiosity... and I decided to investigate." This made me think of a blog I keep an eye on, Around the World in 100 Books. (And Booktraveller's earlier site.) What I love about this blog is the author's goal to read a sampling of literature from all around the world.
Unless I'm dim, there don't seem to be any links from the list of books read to the individual posts, so it is a bit hard to navigate. Nevertheless, it's an interesting blog to explore and discover new treasures. Just what we all need: a lengthier list of books on our "To Read" list! But expanding our horizons is a good thing. Sometimes even beyond Iceland. Perhaps.