Books by Martin Aitken


Martin Aitken has translated the work of contemporary Scandinavian writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard, Peter Høeg, Ida Jessen, and Kim Leine. He was a finalist at the U.S. National Book Awards 2018 and received the PEN America Translation Prize 2019 for his translation of Hanne Ørstavik's Love. His translation of Olga Ravn's The Employees was shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize. Aitken lives in Copenhagen.


Of Darkness

Josefine Klougart


One of Us Is Sleeping

Josefine Klougart


Trivial Everyday Things

Jørgen Leth


Writings on Art

Per Kirkeby


Karate Chop: Stories

Dorthe Nors


My Struggle: Book 6

Karl Ove Knausgaard


My Struggle, Book Six

Karl Ove Knausgaard


The Prophets of Eternal Fjord

Kim Leine


The Murder of Halland

Pia Juul


Nothing (Reprint)

Janne Teller


Lone Star

Mathilde Walter Clark


Captain Cleo and the Farmyard Friends

Martin Aitken and Barry Davian


In the Land of the Cyclops: Essays

Karl Ove Knausgaard


The Pastor

Hanne ØRstavik


The Pastor

Hanne ØRstavik


The Susan Effect

Peter Heg