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Recipe Books Top List in the Literary Nation

By Iceland Review

Nine of the top ten best-selling books in Iceland in January were cookbooks.

1. Veisluréttir Hagkaups (entertaining cookbook) – Friðrika Hjördís Geirsdóttir

2. Heilsudrykkir Hildar (health drinks) – Hildur Halldórsdóttir

3. LKL2 : lágkolvetnalífsstíllinn (low carb) – Gunnar Már Sigfússon

4. Sandmaðurinn (Swedish crime novel) – Lars Kepler

5. Heilsuréttir Hagkaups (health food) – Sólveig Eiríksdóttir

6. Nýir heilsuréttir fjölskyldunn (health food for the family) – Berglind Sigmarsdóttir

7. Brauð & eftirréttir Kristu (bread and desserts) – María Krista Hreiðarsdóttir

8. Gestgjafinn – Bestu uppskriftirnar 2013 (the magazine Gestgjafinn’s top recipes of the year) – Various authors

9. Lágkolvetna lífstíllinn (low carb) – Gunnar Már Sigfússon

10. Brauð- og kökubók Hagkaups (bread and cake) – Jói Fel.

The only book not written by an Icelander and the only book which is not about food, is number four on the list – a Swedish crime novel The Sandman, or Sandmaðurinn in Icelandic, by Lars Kepler.

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