Sjón is the author of From the Mouth of the Whale and The Whispering Muse, among other works. Born in Reykjavík in 1962, he is an award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright. Most recently, Sjón composed songs for Björk’s Biophilia. He lives in Reykjavík.
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