Every Christmas Eve, Iceland rides the cosy Christmas Book Flood

In Iceland, you exchange books on Christmas Eve and spend the rest of the night reading. Preferably in bed. With chocolates. Later at Christmas parties, you’ll discuss the Christmas books, while newspapers will gossip about best and worst titles, best covers etc. This cosy tradition is known as “Jólabókaflóðið:” the annual Christmas Book Flood. The two […]

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