The One Needful Thing nominated to the Brage Prize
The One Needful Thing is nomintaed to the prestigious Brage Prize.
Praise for the novel is overwhelmlingly strong: Olaug Nilssen’s writing is sharp, humorous and ambisious. She writes with suspense and deep insight about the art of care. The novel asks: "Who will shoulder a responsibility that nobody can really manage in the age of individualism? And can a balance be found between freedom and obligation within the community, or even among memebers of the same family?