It is possible to find English-language publications, such as the Copenhagen Post, a weekly newspaper put out every Thursday with a mix of Danish news, events, and entertainment. Also try The Copenhagen Book, which is an extensive directory of restaurants, shopping, museums etc. The book can be found in most hotel rooms or on the internet at thecopenhagenbook.dk.

For full-length books on the area’s history and culture, try “The Viking World,” by James Graham-Campbell; “Denmark: A Modern History,” by W. Glyn Jones; “Elias Bredsdorff,” by Hans Christian Andersen; or “Copenhagen Architecture Guide,” by Olaf Lind and Annemarie Lund.

Related works of fiction include “Copenhagen,” by Michael Frayn or “Early Spring,” by Tove Ditlevsen.

For information about the neighborhoods of Copenhagen visit: thecopenhagenbook.dk.