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The red line on this map from "The Collected Works of William Morris: Journals of Travel in Iceland, vol. VIII." illustrates William Morris's 1871 journey in Iceland.

Icelandic. The Indian is a highly entertaining and bittersweet literary memoir by Jón Gnarr, the world-famous Icelandic comedian and former Mayor of Reykjavik,Iceland, revisiting his troubled childhood. Diagnosed as "retarded" because of his severe dyslexia and ADHD, Gnarr spent time in a "home for retarded children" before getting out, only to find himself subjected to constant bullying, leading the young Gnarr to identify with the Indians against bully cowboys on TV.

The Book of Settlements: Landnamabok (University of Manitoba Icelandic Studies) by Hermann Palsson