We write together out of friendship.
Answering for our motivation in this way mostly disappoints those who ask why we wrote such an “unusual book” together.
Scandinavians’ progressive gender politics, egalitarian welfare policies, and transparent government are the envy of left-leaning citizens the world over.
December’s bookshop profile – the Studenterboghandelen at the University of Southern Denmark – will only increase our idealisation of Nordic societies. University education is not only free to Danish students, but they also receive a stipend from the government each month, meaning, in theory in least, they have money to spend on books. Does it add up to a Utopian bookselling experience for Danish campus bookstores?
Find out more about the Danish campus bookstore experience here.