Jólabókaflóð: An Icelandic “Christmas Book Flood”

Jólabókaflóð (yo-la-bok-a-flot) is an Icelandic tradition that roughly translates to “Christmas Book Flood.” It is customary for every person in Iceland to receive at least one book on Christmas Eve, so that means many books are sold during this time of year. Iceland publishes more books per capita than any other country in the world. A majority … Continue reading Jólabókaflóð: An Icelandic “Christmas Book Flood”