A Norwegian Town with More Books than People

By CAILEY RIZZO at Travelandleisure.com

For travelers who wish to escape humanity, there’s a remote village in Norway that officially has more books than people.

Mundal, in western Norway, is an introverted bibliophile’s dream. There are only 280 people but more than 150,000 books. In fact, the country often refers to Mundal as “The Norwegian Booktown.”

Between secondhand shops, roadside stalls and bookshelves along the coast of the fjords, the town of Mundal embraces readers. Secondhand bookstores are integrated into … continue reading HERE

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