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Karolina Schützer Nominated for the Feel-Good of the Year Award

Karolina Schützer has been nominated for the Feel-Good of the Year Award 2024 for her novel Snowfall Over Paris.

Review Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika in Rave Review from Tzum

“There is something in the Danish water. It tastes sweet and sick and smells like money and death. It is anarchist, anti-capitalist, and concerned about the end of the world as we know it.”

Article Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Brightly Shining Highlighted by Publishers Lunch’s Buzz Book Promotion

The upcoming US edition of Ingvild H. Rishøi’s critically acclaimed novel Brightly Shining has been highlighted by Publishers Lunch’s Buzz Book promotion for the 2024 Fall/Winter edition.

Review Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika in Rave Review from NRC

“This is fiction that doesn’t hold back, that aspires to a higher, more fascinating mission than a tap on the back for mastering an art.”

Article Malin Persson Giolito
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Still Life Highlighted by NWT

“Small stories that give a broad depiction of how people in Sweden truly live today. The entire book is like a single long maltreatment report.”

Review Jonas Eika
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After the Sun Highlighted by De Standaard

“Airy-fairy, speculative, sexual, and mystical.”

Award Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi Awarded by The Swedish Academy

Ingvild H. Rishøi has been honored with the prestigious Dobloug Prize.

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Winter Stories Praised in The Netherlands

“In a time of skepticism and wariness between people, these stories remind us of the humanity which unites us all.”

Review Jonas Eika
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Dutch Praise for Jonas Eika

“It is precisely this ephemerality that makes the story captivating – it is simultaneously smart and incomprehensible, accessible and distant, light-hearted and heavy.”

Bestseller Karolina Schützer
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Karolina Schützer Continues to Shine

Karolina Schützer’s runaway bestselling novel Beneath the Paris Stars has managed to claim the #10 spot on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling paperback fiction for the first quarter of 2024.

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Malin Persson Giolito Tops Bestseller List

Malin Persson Giolito’s critically acclaimed short story collection Still Life is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction for the month of April.

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi in Fantastic Review from Literair Nederland

“The paper-thin line between good and evil is what Rishøi describes incomparably.”

Review Catrin Ormestad
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When the Wolf Came in Rave Review

“[…] the novel grows with its characters, they receive life, background and motive to their actions, and the author truly illustrates the problems of the outskirts — a little twisted, but still.”

Review Jonas Eika
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After the Sun Praised by Volkskrant

“Eika’s writing style is original, raw, and physical.”

Author Patrik Lundberg

Patrik Lundberg will be Awarded an Honorary Doctorate

Patrik Lundberg, author of the poignant novels Butterfly RoadThe Wankers and Yellow on the Outside, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at Malmö University.

Review Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika Reviewed in Libération

“Computer chips, clones, UFO:s, synthetic drugs, bizarre cults and ceremonies, déjà vu, trips and trips, body horror, oiled tourists and beach boys at your service…”

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Dutch Praise for Winter Stories 

“Winter Stories is a heartfelt, gripping collection of stories, where each one not only awakens solidarity with our fellow humans with disabilities, but simultaneously holds up a mirror to us […]”

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Still Life #1 for the Third Consecutive Week

Malin Persson Giolito’s critically acclaimed new short story collection Still Life continues to hold #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction.

Review Jonas Eika
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After the Sun Lauded by Le Monde

“The five short stories that make up this collection are dizzying.”

Adaptation Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Viewed over Seven Million Times in a Week 

The film adaptation of Stolen, based on Ann-Helén Laestadius’s award winning novel, has been viewed over seven million times within its first week of premiering. It is already the most viewed commercial Sámi film ever made.

Review Catrin Ormestad
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When the Wolf Came Praised in Swedish Evening Show Go’kväll

“We get to go on an incredible journey. [Catrin Ormestad] succeeds in writing a book that is topical about the climate and biodiversity […] and there are love stories and fragile family ties.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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High Marks for Film Adaptation of Stolen

“Even reinterpreted as a film, it is a powerful and brutal story, born from rage. […] There is a painful beauty in Stolen.”

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Still Life Continues to Top Several Bestseller Lists

Malin Persson Giolito’s new critically praised short-story collection Still Life continues to hold #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction.

 

Review Catrin Ormestad
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Catrin Ormestad in Rave Review

“A real page-turner worth many readers. […] the author keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. You constantly want to know how the story unfolds. In this ability pure genius is revealed.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius Praised in Dag og Tid

“Ann-Helén Laestadius presents a new strong testimony on the injustices committed toward the Sámi people […]”

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Still Life Tops Several Bestseller Lists

Malin Persson Giolito’s new short story collection Still Life has quickly entered the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction, this week at #1.

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Frida Skybäck Nominated for French Prize

Frida Skybäck’s bestselling novel The Bookshop on Riverside Drive has been nominated for the Relay KitKat Paperback Prize 2024 in the Novel category.

Review Catrin Ormestad
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When the Wolf Came in Fantastic Review from Gefle Dagblad

“Black and white meet, but they are watercolors, mixed in the ocean’s water, and it is with shades just as grey as the cliffs of the archipelago that Catrin Ormestad paints their lives, with an understanding for both worldviews.”

Review Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika in Rave Review in Finnish Magazine

“Jonas Eika’s dreamlike short stories broaden the reality of the reader and reflects on power and marginality. […] A radically open mind reveals both the social balance of power and the seeds of solidarity.”

Review Malin Persson Giolito
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Still Life Reviewed in Dagens Nyheter

“Malin Persson Giolito’s Still Life is a menu of hors d’oevres: short stories and tableaus about several crimes committed in Sweden today. The explicit ambition is realistic.”

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi Praised by Dutch Bazarow

“Grab this book, lock yourself inside, turn off all notifications and devices, maybe play some music in the background, and disappear into this author’s merciless world. You will come out broken.”

Review Jonas Eika
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After the Sun Highlighted in Los Angeles Review of Books

After the Sun reveals the profound banality of speculative financial capitalism in action, highlighting how abstract financial derivatives can have tangible consequences on the lives, thoughts, and bodies of individuals.”

Publication Literary Fiction Catrin Ormestad
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New Book: When the Wolf Came

Catrin Ormestad’s highly anticipated novel, When the Wolf Came, is out today, March 25th.

Publication Malin Persson Giolito
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New Book: Still Life

Internationally bestselling author Malin Persson Giolito returns in her new short story collection, Still Life, out today, March 22nd.

Bestseller Karolina Schützer
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Karolina Schützer Continues to Take Place on Several Bestseller Lists

Beneath the Paris Stars, Karolina Schützer’s bestselling debut novel, continues to take place on Pocket Shop’s bestseller list, ranking at #2.

Bestseller Frida Skybäck
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Frida Skybäck Tops Adlibris’s Bestseller List

The success of Frida Skybäck’s critically acclaimed novel White Angel continues. It has soared to #1 on Adlibris’s chart over bestselling paperback fiction.

Review Catrin Ormestad
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When the Wolf Came Praised by BTJ

“Here, a drama unfolds where social control can be fatal, especially for those seeking sustainable change. Catrin Ormestad is a driven writer with a feel for and knowledge about nature and the vulnerable island life.”

Review Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika Praised in De Morgen

“The young Danish author Jonas Eika […] seizes you from the first pages in their collection After the Sun with their almost physical, exciting style. […] Ingenious and intriguing prose which breaks free from its shackles.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius Praised by Polish Magazine

“If you like the atmosphere of the far north, snow and cold, and at the same time want a piece of good literature, this is a book for you.”

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi in Rave Review in Dutch Newspaper

“Heartfelt, not too sentimental stories which bathe in the comfort of Christmas spirit.”

Review Frida Skybäck
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Frida Skybäck Praised in Finnish Kulttuuriuutiset

“You don’t have to read Birds of Sorrow for long before you realize that despite its ordinary looks, it is quality work by a quality author.”

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played #5 on Bog & Idé

The Danish edition of Ninni Schulman’s The Way We Played ranks #5 on book retailer Bog & Idé’s list for bestselling crime fiction.

Bestseller Jonas Eika
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After the Sun in Top 10 on De Standaard

“In the praised collection, Jonas Eika links substantiality and sexuality with spirituality, in a clever plea for unruliness.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Rave Review from New Humanist

“An epic, multi-generational tale […] Stolen is a clear-eyed, sometimes shocking account of the persecution of a people whose language has been restricted, their culture repressed and land taken from them.”

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi Praised in Swedish Evening Show Go’kväll

”This is an author who is brilliant at including the child’s perspective and telling us how she feels, and it is true that in some parental and child roles it is not always the adult who comforts the child, sometimes it is the other way around.”

Bestseller Karolina Schützer
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Beneath the Paris Stars #2 on Pocket Shop

Karolina Schützer’s critically acclaimed debut novel Beneath the Paris Stars ranks #2 on Pocket Shop’s bestseller list.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished Tops Bestseller List in Sweden

The paperback edition of Punished, Ann-Helén Laestadius’s critically acclaimed novel, is #1 on Akademibokhandeln’s chart over bestselling paperback fiction.

Review Jonas Eika
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After the Sun Praised by De Standaard

After the Sun is a wild and clever plea for unruliness.”

 

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #2 in Sweden

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s runaway bestseller Punished, continues to climb on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling paperback fiction, this week at #2.

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Will You Care if I Die? Praised by The Guardian

“Campaigner Nicolas Lunabba writes movingly about his troubled childhood and difficult work in a book addressed to an unruly teen who changed his life.”

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Deliver Me Ranked #3 in 2023

The paperback edition of Malin Persson Giolito’s bestselling novel Deliver Me ranks #3 at the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling paperback fiction in all of 2023.

Award Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius Nominated for Dublin Literary Award

The UK edition of Ann-Helén Laestadius’s runaway bestselling novel Stolen has been nominated for the Dublin Literary Award

Review Samuel Bjørk
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Samuel Bjørk in Rave Review from Daily Mail

“Her name is Mia Kruger, and it is she who makes this superb story very special indeed. Genuinely gripping and with a wonderful heroine, it is sensational.”

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Featured on CrimeReads’ Round-Up Over Best Crime Novels of the Year

The US edition of Christoffer Carlsson’s highly praised novel Blaze Me a Sun has yet again been named one of the best crime novels of the year, this time by CrimeReads.

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Ann-Helén Laestadius Honored by The Swedish Academy

Ann-Helén Laestadius have been honored by The Swedish Academy with an assigned reward from the Academy’s own funds.

Review Samuel Bjørk
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The Wolf Highlighted by The Sunday Times

“Written in Bjørk’s habitual cool prose, it’s an absorbing, twisty novel.”

Bestseller Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi on Several Bestseller Lists

Ingvild H. Rishøi’s Brightly Shining is #2 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling paperback fiction for the month of November.

Author Anton Berg
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New Author: Anton Berg

We are proud to welcome Anton Berg to Paloma Agency.

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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Ninni Schulman Tops Dagens Nyheter’s List for Best Crime Novels 2023

Ninni Schulman’s The Way We Played is #1 on major Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter’s list of the best crime novels of 2023.

Review Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi Praised in Swedish Radio

“Well, Norway did just receive a Nobel Prize in literature… That’s a bit of a shame. Because here is a candidate who could probably stand a chance in a couple of years.”

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Highlighted by The New York Times

The US edition of Christoffer Carlsson’s critically acclaimed novel Blaze Me a Sun has been named as one of the best crime novels of 2023 by The New York Times. 

Award Christoffer Carlsson
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Christoffer Carlsson Winner of the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year Award

The award is given each year by the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy and is Sweden’s most prominent prize for suspense writing.

Award Karolina Schützer
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Several Paloma Agency Authors Shortlisted for the Adlibris Awards 2023

The winning titles will be announced on January 25th, 2024.

Adaptation Mattias Edvardsson
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A Nearly Normal Family #1 on Netflix

The Netflix adaptation of A Nearly Normal Family has just had its global release.

Award Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers Shortlisted for the Crime Fiction Lover Awards

The Sins of Our Fathers, Åsa Larsson’s bestselling novel, has been shortlisted for the Crime Fiction Lover Awards for best crime in translation 2023.

Award Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius Awarded the Lava Prize 2023

“For an authorship, that spans across vast areas, eras and themes. For the journey that traverses the historical and present time landscape made out of emotions, the portrayal of man’s exclusion, inclusion and in-betweenclusion-illusion.”

Bestseller Ingvild H. Rishøi
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Ingvild H. Rishøi #1 in Sweden

Stargate. A Christmas Story is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling paperback fiction.

Review Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers Selected Favorite by Critics

Åsa Larsson’s The Sins of Our Fathers has been selected as one of the best crime titles of 2023 by three major critics.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Named One of the Best Mystery and Thriller Novels of 2023

“A brainy page-turner form a rising star in Scandinavian crime fiction.”

Award Ninni Schulman
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Four Paloma Agency Authors Nominated For the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year Award 2023

Four of Paloma Agency’s authors have been nominated for the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year Award 2023.

Review Åsa Avdic
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One More Life Highlighted in Nyhetsmorgon

“A very, very elegant and skillfully told passion drama.…] A very intriguing book.”

Award Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius Shortlisted for Pennskaftspriset 2023

“Ann-Helén does not shy away from violence or the difficult issues of mental illness, but lets the main character face all the problems that the Sami population has had to endure.”

Award Nicolas Lunabba
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Nicolas Lunabba Awarded Göran Tunhammar’s Fund’s Prize 2023

“Nicolas Lunabba has turned the debate about street violence and exclusion from abstract problematization to finding actual solutions and creating safe spaces for young people in Malmö’s underprivileged areas.”

Adaptation Mattias Edvardsson
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First Trailer Released for A Nearly Normal Family

The first trailer for the Netflix adaptation of A Nearly Normal Family has just been released. The mini series is set for a global launch on November 24th.

Award Rosa Liksom
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Rosa Liksom Wins The Aleksis Kivi Award 2023

The Aleksis Kivi Award is the most important Finnish literary prize and is only given every few years, most recently in three-year intervals.

International Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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Money to Burn and The Devil Book Pre-Empted by Jonathan Cape

The world English rights to Asta Olivia Nordenhof’s Money to Burn and The Devil Book have been pre-empted by Jonathan Cape.

Award Malin Stehn
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Malin Stehn Shortlisted for MAX Bronzen Vleermuis-Award 

The Dutch edition of Happy New Year, Malin Stehn’s debut novel, has been shortlisted for the prestigious MAX Bronzen Vleermuis-award in the category of Best Debut Thriller.

Award Åsa Avdic
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Åsa Avdic Awarded Natur & Kultur’s Working Scholarship 2023

Åsa Avdic has been awarded Natur & Kultur’s working scholarship 2023. Out of 550 applications, 16 were chosen, each winner receiving 100 000 Swedish crowns.

Award Tina Harnesk
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Tina Harnesk wins Book of the Year for Those Who Sow in Snow

It was just announced that Tina Harnesk has won the prestigious award for Best Book of the Year in Sweden.

Award Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity Shortlisted for the Prix Cognac Award 2023

Camilla Grebe’s bestselling novel Welcome to Eternity has been shortlisted for the French Prix Cognac award for Best International Novel 2023.

Adaptation Mattias Edvardsson
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First Look Images Released for A Nearly Normal Family

Netflix has just released first look images for the screen adaptation of Mattias Edvardsson’s bestselling novel A Nearly Normal Family.

Review Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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The Devil Book Praised by Politiken

“To publish the first work in a planned septology, receive wonderful reviews and then clearly face a wall during the work with the next part in the series, and still end up writing a book, volume 2, which is even better than the first.”

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played #3 in Sweden

Ninni Schulman’s latest novel The Way We Played is #3 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling paperback fiction.

Review Christina Wahldén
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Christina Wahldén in Fantastic Review from Ölandsbladet

“There’s a lot of societal engagement to this story, and it truly makes Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare a book you need to read.”

Award Karolina Ramqvist
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Karolina Ramqvist Winner of the Aniara Prize

Karolina Ramqvist has been awarded the Aniara Prize for her critically acclaimed book Bread and Milk.

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Bestseller in Sweden

The first installment of Ninni Schulman’s Siljan Series, The Way We Played, has sold a landmark 100,000 copies in Sweden – this even before the paperback has been published.

Review Mattias Edvardsson
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The Woman Inside Reviewed in the Wall Street Journal 

“[A] crafty psychological thriller […] Readers follow with grim fascination as the book’s all-too- human cast stumbles into tragedy.”

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends Reviewed in Publishers Weekly

“An engaging climate change satire . . . Liljestrand gets in plenty of barbs at the various players as they cling to their old lives amid disaster. It makes for a devilish twist on climate fiction.”

Review Christina Wahldén
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Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare Highlighted in Major Swedish Newspaper

“The plot is great and Christina Wahldén creates a setting rich in details from the 40’s.”

Review Åsa Avdic
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One More Life in Rave Review from Svenska Dagbladet

“It is a captivating read with a crawlingly eerie resolution, skillfully evoked by Åsa Avdic’s balancing act between closeness and distance.”

 

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Jens Liljestrand Priased by L’Humanité

“Jens Liljestrand questions our consumerist and deeply hyper-connected lifestyle and turns a mirror towards a western society confronted with fear, grief, arrogance or anger; so many ways to meet the unknown.”

Review Christina Wahldén
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Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare Reviewed in Aftonbladet

“The spirit of the time, the characters, and the unimaginable evil that is revealed – everything feels real and terrifying.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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Tove Alsterdal Continues to Take Place on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

The third installment in Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, The Deeper You Go, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the fourth consecutive week, placing at #11.

Review Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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Money to Bun Reviewed in RCF Radio

“The writing is poetic, sensible, vibrating […] I am waiting for the other six books with impatience.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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Tove Alsterdal Still on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

The third installment in Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, The Deeper You Go, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the third consecutive week, placing at #10.

Award Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World a Finalist for the Wainwright Prize

The UK edition of Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World is one of the finalists for the prestigious Wainwright Prize 2023 in the Nature Writing-category.

Bestseller Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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Ulrika Rolfsdotter and Mattias Edvardsson Tops Adlibris’s Bestseller List

Ulrika Rolfsdotter ‘s The Unburied  is #1 on Adlibris’s chart over bestselling paperback fiction and Mattias Edvardsson’s Vow of Silence is #3 on the chart over bestselling hardcover fiction.

Review Mattias Edvardsson
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Vow of Silence Highlighted in Swedish Morning Show

“A well written page-turner, do not miss this one!”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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The Deeper You Go Still on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

The third book in Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, The Deeper You Go, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the second consecutive week, placing at #10.

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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The Deeper You Go Enters Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

The Deeper You Go, the third book in Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction at #3 in its first week of publication.

Review Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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Asta Olivia Nordenhof Lauded by Le Matricule des Anges

“In contrast to this darkness stands Asta Olivia Nordenhof, born in 1988, with her vivid, luminous and very inhabited writing.”

Review Tove Alsterdal
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Tove Alsterdal’s The Deeper You Go Reviewed in Vi Läser

“Well, it’s the fact that she so often writes at the intersection of crime story, historical novel, and relationship novel, and that she pays so much attention to her portrayals of characters and milieu.”

Award Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

The UK edition of Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Prize 2023 in the Nature Writing-category.

Review Christina Wahldén
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Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare in Rave Review from Dast Magazine

“Christina is always reliable. When I open one of her books I know right from the start that I’m in for a treat, and this is confirmed in the first few pages.”

Review Tove Alsterdal
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Tove Alsterdal’s The Deeper You Go Praised by Göteborgs-Posten

“The police work goes on, but so does life, which Alsterdal captures with a presence that never leaves the reader. Eira lingers – along with the annual craving for the fantastic landscape of the High Coast.”

Review Johanna Mo
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The Trembling Grass in Rave Review from Skånska Dagbladet

“True to her habit, Johanna Mo also lets a real cliff hanger end the whole book and I just want more right away.”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Trembling Grass #4 in Sweden

The Trembling Grass has climbed to #4 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction within its second week of publication.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends in News ES Euro’s summer reading list

“Suspense and tragedy is combined with satire in this creation that will challenge the reader and make them reflect on our society.”

Review Christina Wahldén
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Fantastic review for Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare in Kulturnytt

“Praised author Christina Wahldén has been inspired by Gotland’s dark history and she seamlessly weaves a thrilling, charming, and heartfelt story.”

Publication Johanna Mo
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New Book: The Trembling Grass

The Trembling Grass, the highly anticipated fourth installment of Johanna Mo’s bestselling Island Murders Series featuring Hanna Duncker and Erik Lindgren, has just been published.

Review Lina Nordquist
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Hunger Praised in Rave French Review 

“Two voices that unite to form this searing social chronicle against a background of nature writing. […] a Nordic tale that is deeply moving.”

Award Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen a Finalist for Best Easy to Read Book

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s critically acclaimed novel Stolen, in an easy to read adaptation by Jenny Lindblad, is a finalist for the study association Studieförbundet Vuxenskolan’s literature prize for best Easy to Read book 2023.

Review Isabel Nylund
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Love Hack Reviewed by Göteborgs Posten

“This is where the novel burns the most, in the description of Julia’s unhappy love. Of the madness that can only befall those who, high on oxytocin, are no longer capable of rational thought.”

Review Mattias Edvardsson
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Mattias Edvardsson Reviewed in Dagens Nyheter

“It is Mattias Edvardsson’s fifth suspense novel, and he gets more and more skilled at describing the difficult sides of ordinary family life, where new events put cracks in a safe foundation, making everything change.”

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New Book: The Borrower

Bestselling author Camilla Grebe and Carl-David Pärson’s debut novel The Borrower is out today.

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Vow of Silence Praised by Norra Skåne

“There is no Swedish writer that better portrays how life turns from the ordinary grey everyday life into something unbearable than Mattias Edvardsson.”

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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Samuel Bjørk #1 in Holland

Samuel Bjørk’s lauded latest novel Hitra has just been published in Holland, hitting #1 on the official list for bestselling suspense, one week of publication. Hitra is also #3 on the list for bestselling hardcover fiction.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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The Deeper You Go Reviewed in Aftonbladet

“Tove Alsterdal ties together all the threads she so cleverly laid out in the previous books. And the result is not only a well-written, highly suspenseful crime novel – but also an insightful story about Sweden.”

Review Mattias Edvardsson
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Vow of Silence Reviewed in Skånska Dagbladet

“Mattias Edvardsson continues to successfully explore the family as a construction in the suspense novel Vow of Silence, the fourth book in the Lund suite.”

Review Tove Alsterdal
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The Deeper You Go Praised by Dagens Nyheter

“It could very well have been a long series, because Tove Alsterdal succeeds to weave together politics, history, Sweden’s development, and the beauty of Ådalen in her thrilling crime stories.”

Review Mattias Edvardsson
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The Woman Inside in Rave Review from Shelf Awareness

“Stitch by stitch, Edvardsson knits the three narrators’ stories together in an impressive feat of structural engineering.”

Award Dorthe Nors
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Dorthe Nors Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize 2023

Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World has been shortlisted for the prestigious James Tait Black Prize 2023.

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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The Deeper You Go #3 in Sweden

The Deeper You Go, the highly anticipated third installment of Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, is #3 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction.

Review Alex Schulman
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Malma Station Lauded by Dutch Daily Newspaper 

Schulman puts himself heartbreakingly in the shoes of the small, melancholic Harriet, who constantly observes her father and wants to do everything to ‘better’ herself for him.”

Award Camilla Grebe
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Camilla Grebe Nominated for Prestigious French Award

Camilla Grebe’s bestselling novel Welcome to Eternity has been nominated for the prestigious Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle in the Crime Fiction category.

Review Isabel Nylund
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Love Hack Praised by Svenska Dagbladet

“They are the babbling class, and Isabel Nylund knows them inside out, knows everything about every word they say to avoid being present and standing up for who they are.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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Alsterdal and Carlsson Tops Swedish Bestseller List

The Deeper You Go enters the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List for bestselling hardcover fiction at #2. Christoffer Carlsson’s latest novel The Living and the Dead takes place on the list at #3.

Review Christina Wahldén
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Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare Praised by Skånska Dagbladet

“What characterizes Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare is the lively and joyful storytelling and an exceptionally well-constructed milieu and historical atmosphere. And in addition; it is incredibly thrilling.”

Award Elin Cullhed
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Elin Cullhed A Finalist for the Bookseller’s Award

Elin Cullhed’s critically acclaimed novel Euphoria is one of the finalists for the Catalonian Bookseller’s Award.

Bestseller Christoffer Carlsson
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Christoffer Carlsson #2 in Sweden

Christoffer Carlsson’s critically acclaimed latest novel The Living and the Dead climbs to #2 this week on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fict

Publication Tove Alsterdal
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New Book: The Deeper You Go

The Deeper You Go, the highly anticipated third installment of Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, is out today.

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Praised in Dagens Nyheter

“More precipitation is expected in the future”, Nors states briefly – but still seems to rest in the fact that things are fundamentally permanent. In this way, this excellent book irretrievably belongs to the world of yesterday.”

Publication Mattias Edvardsson
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New Book: Vow of Silence

International bestselling author Mattias Edvardsson returns in a thrilling new psychological suspense novel: Vow of Silence.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even If Everything Ends Highlighted in The New York Times  

“A media consultant, his daughter, his mistress and a teenager must cast aside their petty concerns in the face of the climate disaster striking this satirical novel’s alternate-present Stockholm. They do, to varying degrees of success.”

Bestseller Christoffer Carlsson
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Christoffer Carlsson and Camilla Grebe on the Bestseller List in Sweden

The Living and the Dead is this week #5 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction and Welcome to Eternity  is #3 on the list for bestselling paperback fiction for the month of April.

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Malma Station Enters Norwegian Bestseller List

The Norwegian edition of Alex Schulman’s critically acclaimed novel Malma Station enters Norway’s official bestseller list for hardcover fiction at #3 in its first week of publication.

Review Alex Schulman
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Malma Station in Fantastic Review from Norwegian Daily Dagbladet

“My heart races, I get shortness of breath and chills down my spine. Occasionally, a small laugh escapes me because of an episode that begins tragicomically but quickly ends in pure tragedy.”

Award Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends Longlisted for the European Literature Prize 2023

Jens Liljestrand’s highly praised novel Even if Everything Ends, translated from Swedish by Eline Jongsma, has been longlisted for the European Literature Prize 2023.

Award Christoffer Carlsson
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Three Paloma Agency Authors Nominated for the Book of the Year Award 2023

Christoffer Carlsson, Tina Harnesk, and Ann-Helén Laestadius have all been nominated for the Book of the Year Award 2023 for their novels The Living and the Dead, Those Who Sow in Snow, and Punished.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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The Living and the Dead Lauded in Folkbladet Västerbotten

“Once again, Carlsson has accomplished a beautiful and engaging story about grief and loss, about memories and guilt. And it is so incredibly well written!”

Review Christina Wahldén
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Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare Praised by BTJ

“And luckily, Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare is the first part of a suspense series, so we will soon get to know more about the colorful cast of characters.”

Award Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika Winner of the O. Henry Prize

The winners of the O. Henry Prize 2023 have been announced and Jonas Eika’s Me, Rory and Aurora, translated from Danish by Sherilyn Nicolette Hellberg, is one of them.

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Featured in Ludwigsburger Wochenblatt 

“The unforgettable story of a Sami girl fighting for her lifestyle in a disappearing world. A novel as captivating and enchanting as the vast expanses it is set in.”

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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The Living and the Dead in Rave Review from BTJ

Carlsson writes very well, sometimes with an almost poetic sharpness. The tone is earnest, melancholic, and compassionate. […] the author knows his characters well, and he feels for them, even the ones who commit misdeeds.

Bestseller Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity #2 in Sweden

Camilla Grebe’s highly praised novel Welcome to Eternity continues to hold a tight grip of the bestseller list, and is currently #2 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling paperback fiction.

Publication Christoffer Carlsson
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New Book: The Living and the Dead

After the success with Blaze Me a Sun, bestselling author Christoffer Carlsson returns with a new novel: The Living and the Dead.

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Rave Review from Thüringer

“Swedish writer Ann-Helén Laestadius’s award-winning bestseller Stolen (Hoffmann and Campe) is the unforgettable story of a Sámi girl fighting for her lifestyle in a disappearing world.”

Bestseller Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity Tops Swedish Bestseller List

Camilla Grebe’s latest novel, Welcome to Eternity, is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the month of March. The book is also #2 on this week’s list.

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Johanna Mo Most Streamed in Norway 

Johanna Mo tops the list of the most streamed titles on leading Norwegian streaming platforms Fabel and Nextory for the month of February with two books at the same time: The Night Singer at #1 and The Shadow Lily at #2.

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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Hitra #1 in Norway

Samuel Bjørk’s latest novel, Hitra, has climbed to #1 on the Norwegian Booksellers’ Association list for bestselling hardcover fiction as well as the list for bestselling e-books.

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Fantastic Review of Stolen in Bielefelder

“A magnificent reading experience, and the film adaptation is highly anticipated.”

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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Hitra #2 in Norway

Hitra, Samuel Bjørk’s latest novel, ranks high on the Norwegian Booksellers’ Association list for bestselling hardcover fiction as well as the list for bestselling e-books for the second consecutive week, this week at #2.

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Main Cast Announced for Stolen

Elin Kristina Oskal will be playing the leading role of Elsa, alongside Lars-Ánte Wasara as Mattias. They are joined by experienced actor Martin Wallström (Mr. Robot), among others.

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played #1 Streamed Audio Book in Sweden

Ninni Schulman’s bestselling crime novel The Way We Played has been the #1 most streamed audio book on Storytel, BookBeat and Nextory for the months of January, February and March.

 

Review Alex Schulman
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Malma Station Highlighted in Helsingin Sanomat

“Schulman creates and shows his characters in a way that leaves the final interpretations to the readers. Thanks to this, Malma Station is a work of literature of the highest order.”

Review Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works Featured in The Times

“Sandgren strikes a nice balance between comedy and coming-of-age […] A lovely atmosphere to lose yourself in […] Gorgeous and heightened”

Bestseller Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity and Deliver Me Tops Swedish Bestseller Lists

Welcome to Eternity is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling paperback fiction. Deliver Me is #3 on the same list as well as on Akademibokhandeln’s chart over bestselling paperback fiction.

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Still on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

Johanna Mo’s critically acclaimed novel, The Dark Elm, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the third consecutive week, this week at #6.

Author Crime/Suspense Christina Wahldén
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New Author: Christina Wahldén

Christina Wahldén is an award-winning Swedish author and journalist who has written more than 70 books for children and young adults to date, and a number of books for an adult audience.

Review Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works Praised by The Guardian

“It deserves to sit on a great many bookshelves, offering a trapdoor back into the moment of its reading. Who knows where the time goes? Fragments of it are saved and stored in novels such as this one.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished Continues to Be #1 in Sweden

Punished tops Svenska Dagbladet’s list of “the best bestsellers”, which compiles books that have received critical praise while at the same time being in the top of the bestseller lists, for the fourth consecutive week.

Review Lydia Sandgren
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Fantastic Pre-Pub Review of Collected Works in The Telegraph

“The novel has the feel of one of Gustav’s mag­nificent oils; layer upon layer of careful brush strokes and colour that amount to something close to photorealism. […] Sandgren has a sly eye for ­comedy […] A novel to savour”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Climbs to #2 on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

The Dark Elm, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the second consecutive week, this week climbing to #2.

Review Alex Schulman
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Alex Schulman’s Malma Station Praised by Euroman and Heartbeat

Alex Schulman has been highlighted by Euroman and Heartbeats as “One of Sweden’s best”, in two reviews about his latest novel Malma Station.

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Malin Persson Giolito Keynote Speaker at RISE Bookselling Conference 2023

Malin Persson Giolito had the great honor of being one of the keynote speakers at the RISE Bookselling Conference this week, on March 19th and 20th in Prague.

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Praised by Morning Star

“In this moving crime novel Laestadius helps us comprehend what a terrible trauma for the Sami people this clash of cultures represents, and to bear witness to the erosion of their cherished way of life.”

Review Alex Schulman
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6-star Review for Malma Station in Denmark

“As always, Alex Schulman is an absolute master at portraying both parts, so that you sit super engaged holding your breath. A moving reading experience with a complex cast of characters.”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Enters Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

Johanna Mo’s critically acclaimed novel, The Dark Elm, enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction at #6 in its first week of publication.

Review Alex Schulman
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Malma Station Praised in Danish Newspaper Berlingske

“It is strong and moving, and Malma Station is a novel that touches you deeply. […] Malma Station is an intense and urgent reading experience, and Schulman is an author you can only look forward to reading more from.”

Review Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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Money to Burn Highlighted in Magazine Littéraire

“The Danish novelist and poet explores power relations on all scales, pushing the couple to the height of unreason, while orchestrating a bloody political battle between a fearsome capitalism and its victims.”

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends in Rave Review from Kirkus

“A sense of apocalyptic doom throws the relatively petty concerns of the characters into sharp relief even as their humanity is affirmed by the author’s careful attention to their quirks and unique perspectives.”

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The Sins of Our Fathers Praised in Financial Times

“The fragile Rebecka Martinsson is an indelible figure, and we are reminded that the distaff Larsson is one of the best current practitioners of Scandinavian crime fiction.”

Review Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works Reviewed in The New Yorker

“Poised at the intersection of life and art, reality and imagination, [Collected Works] blends the thrill of mystery with the curiosity and depth of philosophical inquiry.”

Review Asta Olivia Nordenhof
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Money to Burn Praised in Libération

“Asta Olivia Nordenhof fragments and superimposes the mercantile insensitivity and the heartbreaking and fatal destiny of a couple, the better to convey a form of social criticism.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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New Rave Review of Punished

“It hurts to read Punished. At the same time, it’s incredibly hard to let go off. As the book nears its end, I notice how I take more and more pauses, just to make the book last a little bit longer.”

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played #1 on BookBeat

Ninni Schulman’s bestselling latest novel, The Way We Played, has been the #1 most streamed book on BookBeat during both January and February.

Review Malin Stehn
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Happily Ever After in Rave Review from Smålandsposten

“Author Malin Stehn has once again written a suspense novel of the highest class – Happily Ever After is just as good as the former A Happy New Year.”

Bestseller Alex Schulman
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Malma Station and Deliver Me Tops Swedish Bestseller Lists

Malma Station is #2 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction. Malin Persson Giolito’s  Deliver Me, is #1 on the list for bestselling paperback fiction for the fourth consecutive week.

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Will You Care if I Die? Highlighted by Agenda Magasin

“It may be a cliché, but it is and remains one of the most important things that literature can offer: to show us what lies beyond our own horizon of experience, beyond our categories of what is familiar, simple and safe.”

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #1 for the Third Consecutive Week

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s latest novel Punished is #1 on Svenska Dagbladet’s list of “the best bestsellers”.

Review Alex Schulman
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Fantastic Review of Malma Station from Litteratursiden

“There’s no need to fawn with superlatives: Alex Schulman has done it again with his razor-sharp portrayal of vulnerable family relationships […] Schulman is possibly better than ever!”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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Johanna Mo #1 in Norway

Johanna Mo tops the list of the most streamed titles on leading Norwegian streaming platform Fabel for the past week with no less than two books at the same time: The Night Singer is #1 and The Shadow Lily #2.

 

Bestseller Malin Persson Giolito
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Punished and Deliver Me #1 in Sweden

Punished is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the fourth consecutive week. Deliver Me, is #1 on the list for bestselling paperback fiction for the third consecutive week.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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You Will Never Be Found in Starred Review from Shelf Awareness

“Adeptly written and plotted, with in-depth characterizations and rich topography, You Will Never Be Found is yet another fine contribution to the redoubtable genre.”

Award Alex Schulman
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Alex Schulman and Sigge Eklund Awarded Expressen’s Björn Nilsson Award

“When this duo switches from each side of the Atlantic, no one is safe. A bad snail can hold a whole world and a playlist can hide a soul. Every week we camp at their observatory hill – and what we hear is the cultural pages of the new era.”

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #1 in Sweden for the Third Consecutive Week

Punished, Ann-Helén Laestadius‘s latest novel, tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #1 for the third consecutive week.

Award Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Finalist for the PEN America Literary Awards

The finalists for the PEN Translation Prize have been announced, and Caroline Waight, the English language translator of Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World is one of them.

Award Åsa Larsson
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Åsa Larsson Awarded with Finnish Diploma for The Sins of Our Fathers

“The merit of the Rebecka Martinsson series is further its perfect consistency: each novel captures the reader’s heart, and the theme and plot hold together excellently all the way to the end”

Bestseller Åsa Larsson
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Ninni Schulman and Åsa Larsson Tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s Bestseller List for January  

The Way We Played is #2 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s bestseller list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the month of January. The Sins of Our Fathers is #1 on the list for bestselling paperback fiction for January.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #1 on Svenska Dagbladet’s Best Bestsellers List

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s latest novel Punished takes place on Svenska Dagbladet’s list of “the best bestsellers”, this week climbing to #1.

Bestseller, +1 Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played #1 on Adlibris

Last week, The Way We Played soared to #1 on online retailer Adlibris’s bestseller list, after an incredibly enthusiastic review in the literary segment of the tv show Go’kväll.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished and Deliver Me tops Swedish Bestseller Lists

Punished tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #1. Malin Persson Giolito’s Deliver Me takes place on the list for bestselling paperback fiction at #1.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #6 on Svenska Dagbladet’s Best Bestsellers List

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s new novel Punished takes place on Svenska Dagbladet’s list of “the best bestsellers”.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Featured in Berlingske

“By highlighting the local nuances and the many detailed character portrayals, Blaze Me a Sun winds through a Swedish landscape of desolated homesteads, uncultivated fields, forest lakes, lonely destinies, and well-hidden secrets.”

Review Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Fantastic Review from The Financial Times

“The heart, and the great appeal, of this novel is its empathetic portrait of a young woman who flourishes in this harsh, but beautiful, landscape.”

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Highlighted by Göteborgs-Posten

“Schulman is a skilled storyteller who through her language gives every scene a strong presence.”

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Punished #1 in Sweden

Punished, Ann-Helén Laestadius’s latest novel, tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #1 within its first week of publication.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun in Rave Review from The Wall Street Journal

“A gripping psychological study of the perils of forcing facts into preconceived patterns, and a reminder of how devasting learning the truth can be.”

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New Book: Punished by Ann-Helén Laestadius

After the success with Stolen, bestselling author Ann-Helén Laestadius returns with a new novel: Punished.

Review Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends Praised by Helsingin Sanomat

“The story reads like a page-turner, and Liljestrand’s ironic humor calls to mind Ruben Östlund’s satires on the Swedish bourgeoisie and Don DeLillo’s postmodern classic White Noise.”

Award Literary Essay Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World a Finalist for The National Book Critics Circle Awards

Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World is one of the finalists for The National Book Critics Circle Awards, in the Autobiography category.

Article, +1 Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius in Interview in The New York Times 

Ann-Helén Laestadius is interviewed in The New York Times about her critically acclaimed novel Stolen. 

Award Literary Essay Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Longlisted for the PEN America Literary Awards

Caroline Waight, the English language translator of Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World has been longlisted for the PEN Translation Prize for her translation of Dorthe’s work.

Bestseller Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk #3 for the Third Consecutive Week

The paperback edition of Karolina Ramqvist’s critically acclaimed memoir Bread and Milk takes place on the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling paperback fiction at #3 for the third consecutive week.

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Highlighted by Renowned Crime Critic

“Ninni Schulman’s Hagfors Series was good, but in this new series she has become even better.”

Review Malin Persson Giolito
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Deliver Me Lauded in Berlingske

Deliver Me leaves its mark and provokes more than one thought, which is due to Giolito’s liberating outlook on issues that otherwise would be on the verge of drowning in a pool full of more or less stigmatized stereotypes.”

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played in Rave Review from Skånska Dagbladet

“Ninni Schulman gives us a splendid start to the crime fiction year with her crime novel The Way We Played. […] The series about Ingrid Wolt has top tier potential.”

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Ranked #2

The Way We Played, Ninni Schulman’s latest novel, enters the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #2 in its first week of publication.

Adaptation Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun and Under the Storm Announced for the Screen

It has just announced in that film & TV-rights for Christoffer Carlsson’s bestselling novels Blaze Me a Sun and Under the Storm have been sold to Range Media Partners in a competitive auction.

Bestseller Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Most Streamed in Sweden

Ninni Schulman’s latest novel The Way We Played is the #1 most streamed book on Storytel and BookBeat right now.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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You Will Never Be Found Featured in Financial Times

“A thumbs up for Tove Alsterdal’s You Will Never Be Found. It’s an adroitly plotted slice of Scandicrime.”

Review Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde
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Natural Behavior in Rave Review from Aftonbladet

“That’s what is interesting, in a literary way as well: not in it being perfect, but in it being alive.”

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Praised by Dagens Nyheter

“An astonishingly gifted introduction to something new.”

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Blaze Me a Sun Highlighted by Good Morning America

The US edition of Christoffer Carlsson’s bestselling novel, Blaze Me a Sun, is Good Morning America’s “Buzz Pick” of the week.

Bestseller Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers Ranked #1 in December

The Sins of Our Fathers, the concluding installment of Åsa Larsson’s Rebecka Martinsson Series, ranks #1 at the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling paperback fiction for the month of December.

Review Literary Fiction Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works in Rave Pre-Pub Review from Booklist

“Sandgren hooks the reader with an absorbing, multilayered plot that shifts between past and present, building slowly towards the emotional and narrative mystery at its heart.”

Review Ninni Schulman
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The Way We Played Praised by BTJ

“Schulman takes her time portraying both teenagers and adults as thinking, sentient people. Slowly she gives her characters both flesh and spirit, and as a reader I find it increasingly difficult to put the book down.”

Article Dorthe Nors
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Dorthe Nors in Extensive Interview with Literary Hub

US daily literary website Literary Hub recently published an extensive radio interview with Dorthe Nors for their segment ’Otherppl’.

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New Book: The Way We Played

Bestselling writer Ninni Schulman, master of slow-building suspense and delicately wrought characters, takes readers back to the 1980’s in this first installment of a new crime series.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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You Will Never Be Found Lauded by The Wall Street Journal

“When Eira’s boss GG disappears without a trace, You Will Never Be Found kicks into higher gear and races with tremendous velocity toward a euphoric resolution.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Praised by Harvard Review

“Nors has written a powerful, authoritative masterpiece. A sometimes stern work, A Line in the World introduces North American readers to a surprising new world and a new way of seeing things.”

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Stolen Highlighted by Book Culture

The US edition of Ann-Helén Laestadius bestselling novel Stolen has been named one of the most anticipated books of January 2023 by independent book retailer Book Culture.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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You Will Never Be Found in Rave Pre-Pub Review from Kirkus

”A dark, tightly plotted, and satisfying thriller”

Bestseller Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers Ranked #1

The Sins of Our Fathers, the concluding installment of Åsa Larsson’s Rebecka Martinsson Series, ranks #1 at the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling paperback fiction this week.

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Malin Persson Giolito Hosts Swedish Winter Radio

Malin Persson Giolito’s episode of Vinter i P1, a popular segment where well-known Swedes host their own hour of music and discussion on Swedish national radio, aired on December 27th.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Lauded in The New York Times

“The first great crime novel of 2023 is Blaze Me a Sun by the decorated Swedish crime writer Christoffer Carlsson, who twines together national and personal traumas to devastating effect.”

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Bread and Milk Named the Best Book of the Year

The literary critics of Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter have named Karolina Ramqvist’s Bread and Milk the best book of 2022.

Award Dorthe Nors
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Dorthe Nors Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

Dorthe Nors’s essay Wandering Houses from her critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World has been nominated by World Literature Today for the Pushcart Prize.

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A Line in the World Featured in The New York Times

Dorthe Nors’s essay collection A Line in the World is an editors’ pick in The New York Times Book Review this week.

Award Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends Longlisted for French Award

The association of independent bookshops in western Paris has released their 11th rendition of the Prix Libraires de Seine, an award highlighting the best titles published during 2022.

Review Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria Book of the Day in The Guardian

“Cullhed succeeds in showing the miraculousness of creation.”

Review Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Highlighted in Swedish Newspaper

“I read it during my last trip to Öland and I barely dared to step outside at night. Love, violence, and drama in what is normally considered a pastoral and friendly environment. Well worth a read.”

Review Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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The Unburied in Review from Dagens Nyheter

“The beginning is brilliant […] I’m very fond of this second book from Ulrika Rolfsdotter.”

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Norwegian Praise for Lunabba’s Memoir

“This is a book that very few could have written as compelling, harsh, and tender as Nicolas Lunabba has done. /…/ There isn’t anyone who shouldn’t read this book. Or: everyone should read it.”

Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World on The Guardian’s Christmas Recommendation List

British newspaper The Guardian has asked authors and critics to recommend books to give as presents this Christmas and one of them is Dorthe Nors’s critically acclaimed essay collection A Line in the World.

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun in Pre-Pub Review from US Booklist

“[An] audacious mix of procedural and psychological thriller … Carlsson teases readers with the slow unraveling of what happened when.”

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Malin Persson Giolito to host Winter Radio

Malin Persson Giolito has been chosen as one of the radio hosts of this year’s Vinter i P1 – a popular segment where current profiles host their own day of music and discussion on Swedish national radio.

Review Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria Featured in The Times

“I suspect that this book – already a prize-winning bestseller in Europe, will speak to those young women who even today feel relationship equality faltering once babies come along.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Praised in The New York Times

“At the same time, her essays provoke reflection on one’s own personal geography and how memories map onto specific landscapes and bodies of water.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Highlighted in German Newspaper

“The silenced ethnical group that are the Sami is the focus for Ann-Helén Laestadius’ book Stolen. It is a subtle, profound and exceptional read that can only be highly recommended.”

Review Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow Praised by BTJ

“The language is bombastic and lyrical, but above all filled with ruthless humour. […] An impressive debut.”

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun in Starred Pre-Pub Review from Kirkus

“The plot unfolds slowly but masterfully, with serial surprises. […] A brainy page-turner form a rising star in Scandinavian crime fiction.”

Adaptation Alex Schulman
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The Survivors Announced for the Screen

It has just been announced that rights to Alex Schulman’s international bestselling novel The Survivors have been optioned by Yellow Bird UK, who are planning on adapting the book into a major English-language feature film.

Review Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity in 5-star Review from Jyllands-Posten

“Camilla Grebe both continues and renews the best of the Swedish crime tradition in a story that keeps the reader gasping for breath.”

Review Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow Highlighted in Aftonbladet

“Her novel is burlesque and daring, populated by colorful, unforgettable characters. But underneath the cheerful exterior rests a grief over the traditional reindeer herding life that was lost.”

Review Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works in Starred Review from Kirkus

Lydia Sandgren’s Collected Works a has received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews, calling it “A richly evocative work from a major new talent.”

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Will You Care if I Die? Lauded in Finnish Newspaper

“He alternates his reflections, analyzes and expressions of emotion with depictions of scenes and snapshots, and thus creates – through uncomplicated, straightforward language – a varied and vivid whole.”

Review Camilla Grebe
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Welcome to Eternity in Rave Review From Berlingske

“With Welcome to Eternity, she once again shows a level that is far above the average of the genre, and here with an everyday tale of fate that makes this seemingly simple story feel especially sophisticated and present.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Praised in The Wall Street Journal

“In a thorough but unsystematic fashion, the writing encompasses the nature, history and provincial customs of this harsh and highly romanticized corner of the country.”

Award Alex Schulman
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The Survivors Wins French Award

Alex Schulman has been awarded the Jean Monnet Des Jeunes Européennes Award for The Survivors

Review Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria in Le Figaro

“The Swedish author breathes new life into the American poet in a dazzling novel. /…/ It is one of the most beautiful and moving books you will read this year.”

Bestseller Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow #1 on Adlibris

Last week, Those Who Sow in Snow soared to #1 on online retailer Adlibris’s bestseller list, after an incredibly enthusiastic review in the literary segment of the tv show Go’kväll.

Review Review Lydia Sandgren
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Collected Works in Starred Review from Publishers Weekly

“[A] sweeping and complex drama of family, art, and sacrifice . . . Readers will be captivated.”

Review Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Lauded by Kirkus Reviews

“A revelatory account of not-well-known assaults on the rights of an Indigenous group.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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Nors’s Forthcoming Essay Collection Lauded in Chicago Review of Books

“The hum of impending destruction is audible in each essay, magnified by Nors’ aching attention to the world as we know it and have known it.”

Review Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Review From Publishers Weekly

“Laestadius’s nuanced English-language debut […] [is] a solid story of a family torn apart by cultural tensions. […] the sense of place and character development make for an affecting portrait of the Sámi’s disenfranchisement.”

Review Review Malin Stehn
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Happy New Year Praised in Apple Books Review

“Stehn’s pacy narrative taps into every family’s worst nightmare. /…/Atmospheric flashbacks and alternate narrators add depth. This slow-burning mystery is Nordic noir via American Beauty with a dash of Big Little Lies.”

Review Review Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow Reviewed by Kristianstadsbladet

“This is not only a generational novel, it is a truly enjoyable reading experience. /…/ The book of the year, many people say. Read it and find out for yourself.”

Review Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk Highlighted in Finnish Hufvudstadsbladet

“Karolina Ramqvist succeeds: without ever having to resort to strained constructions, through a delicate detailed painting and an admirable honesty, she gives the kingdom of food a personal, life-shaping depth.”

Review Tina Harnesk
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Tina Harnesk’s Debut Lauded in Swedish Literary Magazine

Those Who Sow in Snow is an important book in the midst of all noise. A beating heart from Sápmi.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Lauded in Danish Berlingske

“She also has an eye for the human being behind the image of the loathed poacher, and her portrayal of the dementia-stricken grandmother is bitter-sweet and beautiful.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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Tove Alsterdal Titles Continue to Take Place on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

You Will Never Be Found, the second installment of Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, takes place on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the second consecutive week, placing at #10.

Review Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow Featured in Vi Läser

Those Who Sow in Snow is a beautiful novel about two generations who are steeped in the northern Sami experience.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Lauded in Washington Post

“In prose that is as sparse and quiet as the marshy Jutland peninsula itself, the book provides a snapshot of life in a location that is full of history and at the same time ever-shifting, its future uncertain.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Rave Review from Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

“Sympathetically, Laestadius tells us what it means to live in a community where everyone is tied to everyone so that everybody knows each other, and in which, when in doubt, the individual counts less than tradition.”

Article Elin Cullhed
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Elin Cullhed for The Guardian

Elin Cullhed has written an article for UK newspaper The Guardian and their ’Where to start with’-series. The series is a guide into beloved authors and their work, where Cullhed’s article revolves around the works of Sylvia Plath.

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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Two Alsterdal Titles on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

You Will Never Be Found, the second installment of Tove Alsterdal’s bestselling High Coast Series, enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction at #4 in its first week of publication.

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Nicolas Lunabba has been Awarded an Honorary Doctorate

Nicolas Lunabba, author the blazingly topical memoir Will You Care if I Die?, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Malmö University for his tireless and inspirational work for children and youths in socially vulnerable areas.

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World in Rave Review from Harper’s Magazine

“Nors, known primarily as a fiction writer, here embarks on a languorous and evocative tour of her native Denmark.”

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Will You Care if I Die? in Rave Review from Expressen

“Nicolas Lunabba has a language that never tries to be sensationalist and his reflections flow between references from Dead Prez to Vilhelm Moberg and Kristian Lundberg.”

 

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Deliver Me Nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year

Deliver Me by Malin Persson Giolito has been nominated for Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year by the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy.

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Nicolas Lunabba’s Memoir Lauded in Dagens Nyheter

“It is strong and thought-provoking, moving and sometimes even comical.”

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends in Rave French Review

“In his own way, romantic and irreconcilable, the Swedish writer appeals to our common sense as much as to our lost innocence – to save what can still be saved.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Lauded in The New European

“These questions are more than answered by Dorthe Nors, an exceptional chronicler of the character, stories and sheer unashamed presence of the Jutland coast.”

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen in Rave Review from Westdeutscher Rundfunk

“It’s very rare that a book enthralls me that much starting with its very first page. /…/ The novel is also a glowing counterpart to the increasing number of novels that treat the salvation of nature in a romanticizing way.”

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Enters Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

Ann-Helén Laestadius’s critically acclaimed novel Stolen enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #21 in its second week of publication.

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Lina Nordquist’s Wins Book of the Year for Hunger

It was just announced that Lina Nordquist has won the prestigious award for Book of the Year in Sweden for her critically acclaimed novel Hunger.

Adaptation Mattias Edvardsson
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A Nearly Normal Family Announced for the Screen

Today it is official that A Nearly Normal Family by Mattias Edvardsson is currently in production to become a major Netflix Original Series, set to premiere globally in 2023.

Review Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde
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Natural Behavior in Feature Review in Svenska Dagbladet

“The depiction of the girl’s powerlessness, loyalty and insistent attempts at reaching her mother is deeply moving. As is the portrait of the incapable Mona. The depiction of their complicated relationship is remarkably convincing.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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You Will Never Be Found Tops Bestseller List in September

You Will Never Be Found, the second installment of Tove Alsterdal’s High Coast Series, ranks #1 at the Swedish Publisher’s Association list for bestselling paperback fiction in September, climbing from #2 for the previous month.

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Malma Station Ranks #2 in September

Malma Station by Alex Schulman ranks #2 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the second consecutive month.

Bestseller Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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The Unburied #15 On Swedish Bestseller List

The Unburied, the second installment in Ulrika Rolfsdotter’s Annie Ljung Series, enters the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #15, only 4 days after publication.

Review Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria in Rave Review from Booklist

“What is original is the vivid, highly dramatic treatment of the intimate details of Plath’s troubled life and marriage. /…/ A superb portrait of an essential life.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Lauded in US Pre-Publication Review

“When she’s writing about nature she has a pleasing knack for engaging all the senses, and when she turns to some aspect of her family history, her candor is seasoned with a pinch of Scandinavian reserve.”

Review Literary Fiction Tina Harnesk
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Those Who Sow in Snow in Rave Review from Aftonbladet

Tina Harnesk plays with language and lets the details speak; like when a half-eaten box of raisins found underneath a reindeer pelt gets to symbolize the heart wrenching loss of a child.”

Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria Book of the Month in UK Bookstores

UK Booksellers Association has just announced that Elin Cullhed’s critically acclaimed novel Euphoria is their Fiction Book of the Month.

Bestseller Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde
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Natural Behavior Receives Rave Review from ETC

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde’s latest novel Natural Behavior was lauded in this recent review from Swedish magazine ETC.

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The Unburied in Rave Review from Gefle Dagblad

“Or one can do as Ulrika Rolfsdotter and with small nuances create a character that adds something new but still remains with both feet firmly planted in the plausible.”

Award Åsa Larsson
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Åsa Larsson Wins Radio Bremen Crime Prize

Åsa Larsson has been awarded the prestigious German Radio Bremen Crime Prize for The Sins of Our Fathers, the latest and final installment of her Rebecka Martinsson Series.

Publication Crime/Suspense Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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New Book: The Unburied

The Unburied is the sequel to Ulrika Rolfsdotter’s breakout debut Heart of Prey about social worker Annie Ljung. Inspired by local crimes and folklore, The Unburied is a suggestive suspense novel about vulnerable children, ...

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New Author: Linda Segtnan

Linda Segtnan is a writer in the subject of history. Her debut novel The Eighth House – In Memory of a Young Girl was published by Albert Bonniers Förlag in September 2022.

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Åsa Larsson Wins Honorary Award at Crimetime

“Åsa Larsson has, since her debut in 2003, spellbound both critics and readers with her novels.”

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Malma Station #2 on Swedish Bestseller List

Malma Station, Alex Schulman’s latest novel, tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the third consecutive week– this week at #2.

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember Ranked #1

We Know You Remember, the first installment in Tove Alsterdal’s High Coast Series, ranked as the #1 listened to book during the month of August at Fabel.

Tina Harnesk
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New Book: Those Who Sow in Snow

With Those Who Sow in Snow debut writer Tina Harnesk spins a tall tale that shifts seamlessly between laugh-out loud humor and profound depictions of what it means to love and lose within a family.

Review Nicolas Lunabba
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Rave Reviews for Lunabba’s Memoir

”One of the most important books of the year! An unusually well-written, but above all touching, memoir.”

Adaptation Alex Schulman
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Alex Schulman’s Tröstrapporter Premieres

Tröstrapporter, marking Alex Schulman’s debut as a playwright and director, premiered on Friday September 16th at the Swedish national stage for theater, Dramaten.

Bestseller Crime/Suspense Tove Alsterdal
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Alsterdal #1 Again

You Will Never Be Found, the second installment in Tove Alsterdal’s High Coast Series, is #1 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling paperback fiction for the fourth consecutive week.

Bestseller Alex Schulman
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Malma Station #1 for the Second Consecutive Week

Malma Station, Alex Schulman’s latest novel, tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction at #1 for the second consecutive week.

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New Author: Nicolas Lunabba

Nicolas Lunabba has received numerous awards for his tireless work as a youth counsellor and is a critical voice in the public debate in Sweden. His memoir Will You Care if I Die? is a blazingly topical and universal story.

Award Åsa Larsson
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Åsa Larsson Recieves the Crimetime Honorary Award

“Åsa Larsson has, since her debut in 2003, she has spellbound both critics and readers with her novels.”

Award Camilla Grebe
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Grebe Nominated for Suspense Writer of the Year

Camilla Grebe has been nominated for Bookbeat’s Suspense Writer of the Year-award. Bookbeat, one of Sweden’s leading book streaming services.

Award Elin Cullhed
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Cullhed Longlisted for Prix Médicis

The shortlist will be revealed on October 11th and the winners of 2022 Year’s Prix Médicis will be announced on November 8th.

 

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Night Singer is a Norwegian Bestseller

The Night Singer, Johanna Mo’s first installment in her Island Murder Series, was the best-selling translated book in Norwegian bookstores in August.

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Malma Station #1 on Swedish Publisher’s Association’s Bestseller List

Malma Station, Alex Schulman’s latest novel, tops the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the second consecutive week– this week at #1.

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Malma Station Receives Rave Review from Dagens Nyheter

“There is no way out of Schulman’s meticulous novel-building, I am heading towards Malma station as inescapably as everyone else in this book.”

Article Elin Cullhed
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Elin Cullhed in Extensive Finnish Interview

“All the stories available about motherhood and equality were false. I couldn’t find any truthful accounts. That’s why I wanted to write about this, because I knew that Sylvia also wrote about motherhood, frustration, and despair.”

Review Crime/Suspense Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Lauded in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

“The new novel by Christoffer Carlsson tells with epic power a story of guilt, accountability and entanglement, about the meaninglessness and upheaval of good intentions.”

Bestseller Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers Enters Spanish Bestseller List

The Sins of Our Fathers, the concluding installment of Åsa Larsson’s Rebecka Martinsson Series, enters the list of the 100 bestselling titles in Spain at #12 in its first week of publication.

Author Literary Fiction Tina Harnesk
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New Author: Tina Harnesk

Tina Harnesk is a librarian who moonlights as a writer. Her debut novel Those Who Sow in Snow will be published by Bokfabriken on September 21st.

Bestseller Alex Schulman
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Malma Station #4 on Swedish Publisher’s Association’s Bestseller List

Malma Station, Alex Schulman’s latest novel, takes place on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction, covering the dates August 22nd-28th, at #4 2 days after its publication.

Bestseller Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun #1 on German Best Crime List

Christoffer Carlsson’s latest novel Blaze Me a Sun is #1 on German Krimibestenliste for the second consecutive month.

Adaptation Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Announced for the Screen

Ann-Helén Laestadius’ critically acclaimed novel Stolen will be adapted into a feature film for Netflix.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember in Rave German Review

“Tove Alsterdal introduces the Eira Sjödin-triology with this subdued Nordic Noir, where she puts emphasis on the characters and their social environment.”

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Liljestrand Lauded in Le Monde

Liljestrand’s feverish, oftentimes elliptic writing, combined with a fragmented composition, distinguished by its leaps through time and space, results in the effect of a gigantic collage of moments in time.  (…...

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New Book: Malma Station

Master storyteller and international bestselling author Alex Schulman returns in a new novel that is as emotionally powerful as it is stylistically elegant.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends in Rave Review from Kultunews

“As thrilling and contemporary as Jens Liljestrand’s accounts on the impending catastrophe are, the masterstroke of the author, cultural journalist and literary critic lies, above all, in the choice of his antiheroes. Liljestrand succeeds, with sensitiv...

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Receives Rave Pre-Publication Review

In this graceful, lyrical text, Nors gathers 14 essays about the North Sea Coast of Denmark, which is, for her, both legacy and landscape.”
Review Johanna Mo
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The Shadow Lily Praised in Berlingske

The Shadow Lily is a perfect crime novel for rainy days, one of those books that does well together with a cup of tea, a blanket and lazy days in the summer house.”

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Lauded in German Review

“A thrilling, densely narrated and masterfully composed crime novel that approaches its characters with psychological sensitivity.”

Bestseller Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk #3 on Svenska Dagbladet’s Bestsellers List

Bread and Milk, Karolina Ramqvist’s latest book, is on Svenska Dagbladet’s list of bestselling novels, 23 weeks after publication – this week on #3.

Lydia Sandgren
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Cover Reveal for Collected Works US Edition

Astra House just revealed their cover for the US edition of Lydia Sandgren’s award-winning novel Collected Works on their social media.

Review Johanna Mo
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The Shadow Lily in Rave Review from New York Times

“Johanna Mo’s new novel, The Shadow Lily, is a solid police procedural that brims with twists, turns and surprising revelations. […] The mark of a promising series is that each installment can stand alone, and readers can begin with any book....

Article Karolina Ramqvist
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Karolina Ramqvist’s The Beginning Celebrates 10 Years

July 25th marked the ten-year anniversary of the publication of Karolina Ramqvist’s cult-status novel The Beginning. The novel, read by a generation of young women, was highlighted in an article from Dagens Nyheter in relation to its...

Article Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Ann-Helén Laestadius in Extensive Interview with the UN

“I often write about Sami identity, on the right to identify yourself and the strength you find in Sami society. I have a strong sense of what is right and wrong, and I am driven towards injustice and getting justice done. And often that doesn’t work ou...

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We Know You Remember Climbs to #5 on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

We Know You Remember is on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling trade paperback fiction for the third consecutive week – this week climbing to #5.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Dutch 5-Star Review for Even if Everything Ends

“[Even if Everything Ends] spans one apocalyptic week […], offers convincing characters and a compelling narrative and is incredibly topical. An outstanding and unsettling novel.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Receives Its First US Pre-Publication Review

“The rugged and ever-shifting coastline, which Nors paints as harsh and unforgiving but not without beauty. […]  Norsʼs portrait of her connection to a landscape both ‘harsh and mild’ enchants.”

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Blaze Me a Sun is #1 on German Best Crime List

Christoffer Carlsson’s latest novel Blaze Me a Sun is #1 on German Krimi-Bestenlist in August.

Review Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember Praised in German Review

“[We Know You Remember] whets the appetite for the two upcoming books. With detective Eira Sjödin [Alsterdal] has introduced a multifaceted character whose development is as exciting as the next case.”

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember and White as Snow on Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

We Know You Remember climbs to #7 this week on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling trade paperback fiction. White as Snow  is also, for the third consecutive week, on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling trade pap...

Review Crime/Suspense Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun Lauded in German Der Spiegel

”The best Swedish crime novel of the year […]. This is not only of enormous sophistication, but also of an emotional impact that is rarely experienced in a crime novel.”

 

Johanna Mo
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The Shadow Lily out in US and UK Today

Johanna Mo’s The Shadow Lily, the second book in her Island Murders Series, is published in the US and UK today.

Article Jens Liljestrand
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Jens Liljestrand in Extensive German Interview

“I wanted to tell a story about the climate crisis as a part of our everyday lives, not as something that is a sudden chock. A story about the abnormal as something normal.”

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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White as Snow #6 on German Bestseller List

White as Snow climbs to #6 this week on Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction.

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Lydia Sandgren Hosts Renowned Swedish Radio Program

Today, Sommar i P1 aired the episode that Lydia Sandgren hosts. In her episode, Lydia discusses her ongoing educational journey; from being a child and going to the library in her with her grandmother, attending music school and later on university...

Bestseller Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember Enters Der Spiegel’s Bestseller List

We Know You Remember enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction at #10 in its second week of publication.

 

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Deliver Me Highlighted in Sydsvenskan

“Giolito wanted to portray the effects of gang violence, but she, at the same time, effectively reminds the reader that the awful crimes are sometimes committed by children.”

Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm among Amelia’s Summer Essentials

“The third part about Öland-police Hanna Duncker who is haunted by her past while trying to solve a 20-year-old crime. The story takes place during a week in December, but with many threads leading back in time. The skillfully told story, about carrying ...

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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White as Snow Enters German Bestseller List

White as Snow, the fourth installment in Samuel Bjørk’s bestselling Mia & Munch Series, enters Der Spiegel’s list for bestselling paperback fiction at #16 in its first week of publication.

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Bread and Milk Highlighted in Dagens Nyheter

“Motherhood and food. It is around these two subjects that Karolina Ramqvist creates a novel so appetizing that I can’t help but devour it in one sitting. The mandarins, the toasted bread, the rice pudding.”

Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of our Fathers among DN’s Must-Reads

“It was the thriller of the year last year, according to the Swedish Academy of Crime Fiction and almost everyone else. It is the 6th and last installation of Åsa Larsson’s Kiruna Series and is as usual a loving tangled mess of shame and guilt...

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Deliver Me Praised on National Television

Swedish national television SVT has listed three must-read books this summer, Malin Persson Giolito’s Deliver Me was highlighted with the motivation: “[…] It is one of the truest books that have been written about contemporary Sweden...

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Among Bestsellers in June

Johanna Mo’s The Dark Elm was highlighted among the bestselling books of the month of June according to the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction – a great achievement!

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends Lauded in La Lettura

“The four main stories about Didrik, Melissa, André and Vilja, in a choir of well-constructed mutual references, composes a mosaic where one dominant figure is brought to life: the climate crisis.”

 

Review Elin Cullhed
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Euphoria praised in Berlingske

“The true stroke of genius in Cullhed’s book is the honest writing, which is so straight forward, so raw about the female mind. What if the real Sylvia Plath had read Euphoria, then she possibly wouldn’t have felt so lonely.”

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Åsa Larsson Wins Prestigious Award

It has just been announced that Åsa Larsson is the winner of the prestigious German Radio Bremen Crime Prize for The Sins of Our Fathers, the latest and final novel of her Rebecka Martinsson Series.

Bestseller Samuel Bjørk
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White as Snow Back on Dutch Bestseller List

White as Snow is back on the Dutch National Bestseller 60- list, 32 weeks after publication. The book has been on the list for 30 weeks in total.

Review Dorthe Nors
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A Line in the World Lauded in Dutch Review

“Nors connects everything to everything, jumping back and forth in place and time. A Line in the World is yet another wonderful collection of stories by Nors.”

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Karolina Ramqvist Praised for Contribution to Swedish Radio

Swedish daily newspaper Göteborgsposten has listed the best previous episodes of Sommar i P1, the most prestigious individual long-format radio program in Sweden. Karolina Ramqvist’s episode from 1999 was highlighted as one of them.

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Bread and Milk Highlighted in Upsala Nya Tidning

Upsala Nya Tidning has listed the best audiobooks of the summer, and one of them is Karolina Ramqvist’s Bread and Milk.

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm Climbs Higher on Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List

Johanna Mo’s The Dark Elm has climbed even higher on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction this week: to #2 – an amazing feat!

Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life Serialized in Sydsvenskan

Joakim Zander’s An Honest Life is being published as a serial in one of Sweden’s biggest newspapers, Sydsvenskan.

Review Karolina Ramqvist
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The Bear Woman in Rave Review from Full Stop Quarterly

“Ramqvist’s excavation of the process of creation and research, delay and anxiety, is both multi-layered and intriguing.”

Review Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm in Fabulous Review from Skånska Dagbladet

“It is thrilling from start to finish, with beautiful scenery and a whole bunch of interesting characters, and an ending that leaves me wanting for more. Right away.”

Review Dorthe Nors
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Dutch Praise for A Line in the World

“Her writing is meandering, poetic, and apt. Nature evokes childhood memories, which she interweaves with observations about the coastal dwellers, their language and their history.”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm is #3 on Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List

The Dark Elm takes place on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction for the second consecutive week, this week climbing to #3!

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends lauded by Danish Newspaper Information

“Jens Liljestrand’s climate novel Even if Everything Ends is a page turner. The story surprises with many twists and turns, but is so well constructed that it captivates the reader to the very last page. All in roughly 500 pages that leads us d...

Adaptation Alex Schulman
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First Trailer Released for Burn All My Letters

The first trailer for Burn All My Letters (Original title: Bränn alla mina brev) was released today, June 27th. The feature film, based on the bestselling book by Alex Schulman with the same title, is set for a theatrical release in the fall of ...

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Joakim Zander in Interview with Nordstedt’s Juridik

Nordstedt’s Juridik recently did a big interview with Joakim Zander regarding his background in law, working with the EU, and his experience as an author.

Bestseller Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk is a Critical Darling

Bread and Milk has now spent fourteen consecutive weeks on Dagens Nyheter’s Critics’ List, this week climbing to #3.

Review Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen Lauded in Finnish Review

Stolen is a brilliantly thrilling, glowing story, in which this sharp-eyed writer brings a whole new world to the reader.”

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Dark Elm #5 on Swedish Publisher’s Association’s List

The Dark Elm has climbed to #5 on the Swedish Publisher’s Association’s list for bestselling hardcover fiction.

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Dorthe Nors Wins the Blixen Prize

Dorthe Nors has been awarded the prestigious Blixen Prize in the category “Book of the Year”, for A Line in the World.

Review Literary Fiction Jens Liljestrand
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First Pre-Pub Review for Liljestrand in The Netherlands

“Liljestrand is immensely skilled in laying bare the growing sense of panic. A climate thriller about spoiled Northern Europeans who thought themselves spared but who suddenly must save their own skin.”

Bestseller Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk #5 on Akademibokhandeln’s chart

Bread and Milk is #5 on Akademibokhandeln’s chart of bestselling novels.

Review Lina Nordquist
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Hunger Lauded in Review from Falukuriren

Hunger is above all a warm and moving story, skillfully chiseled out, with complex and authentic characters.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Danish Praise for Even if Everything Ends

Even if Everything Ends is relevant, a story for and about our time. Recommended.”

Bestseller Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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Heart of Prey #6 on Akademibokhandeln’s Chart

Heart of Prey is #6 on Akademibokhandeln’s chart of bestselling paperback books.

Publication Crime/Suspense Johanna Mo
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New Book: The Dark Elm

Johanna Mo is back with The Dark Elm, the third book in the bestselling Island Murders Series.

Review Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life in Finnish Review from Hufvudstadsbladet

“Zander problematizes different ways of thinking and ideals. ”

Author Lydia Sandgren
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Lydia Sandgren Selected to Host for Sommar i P1

Lydia Sandgren has been selected as one of the hosts for Sommar i P1.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen is #1 for the Third Consecutive Month

Stolen is the #1 bestselling book on PocketShop’s chart for the third consecutive month.

Adaptation Malin Persson Giolito
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Deliver Me Announced for the Screen

Netflix announces a TV-series adaptation of Giolito’s newest novel, Deliver Me (Original titel: I dina händer).

Review Christoffer Carlsson
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Blaze Me a Sun in rave review from Stavanger Aftenblad

“It is dark and existential, well thought out and brilliantly executed.”

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Liljestrand in first Danish Review from Weekendavisen

“During the entirety of the novel’s soot-stained song from the abyss, fetid with the smell of burning rubber, resounds a mild morale about the life we once lived. About the choices we are faced with. Or as Vilja puts it: ‘Fucking live with it....

Review Johanna Mo
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Great Advance Review for The Shadow Lily in Publisher’s Weekly

“Fans of realistic, detail-oriented police procedurals will appreciate this one.”

Article Karolina Ramqvist
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Karolina Ramqvist Awarded Honorary Plaque in Stockholm

The Literary Stockholm-initiative has awarded Karolina Ramqvist an honorary plaque in recognition of her literary contributions to the city. The plaque holds a quote from her novel The Beginning and can be seen in Kungsträdgården in central Stock...

Adaptation Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life Set For The Screen

Variety announces that the feature film adaptation of An Honest Life will be produced by FLX. Filming is scheduled for fall 2023.

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Collected Works in Rave Review From El País

“In her debut novel, the Swedish author Lydia Sandgren creates a complex plot that obeys only the primary objective of contemplating art, of understanding the ins and outs of artistic creation and the way it connects with life. (…) A text that celeb...

Review Karolina Ramqvist
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The Bear Woman in Review From Necessary Fiction

“In this genre-defying work that combines fiction, investigation, and essay, Ramqvist seems most at ease when playing with formal constraints. […] a beautiful book, reflective, nuanced, deep, sharp.”

Review Literary Fiction Alex Schulman
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Danish Praise for Burn All My Letters

High praise for Alex Schulman’s Burn All My Letters from Weekendavisen‘s critic:

“Rarely have I read something in this genre that has caught my attention and interest so intensely.”

International Essay Karolina Ramqvist
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Ramqvist Contributes to Anthology on Reproductive Rights

Karolina Ramqvist’s text A Small, Embarrassing Triumph was published as part of the international supplement to Shelly Oria’s book I Know What’s Best For You: Stories on Reproductive Freedom.

Review Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life praised by Göteborgs-Posten

“There is a momentum that makes the novel difficult to put down. The suspense is particularly present in our protagonist’s reflections, choices and insecurity. His desperate hunt for identity and community determines his existence and it is a breath...

Bestseller Crime/Suspense Camilla Grebe
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Grebe’s Welcome to Eternity #1 in Sweden

Welcome to Eternity by Camilla Grebe was the #1 bestselling hardcover fiction title in Sweden during the month of April.

Review Karolina Ramqvist
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Rave Review for Karolina Ramqvist’s Bread and Milk in Finland

Hufvudstadsbladet’s critic is captivated by Karolina Ramqvist’s fascinating world, “… a book so full of wisdom and warmth […] that I am both grateful and moved.”

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Malin Persson Giolito and Lina Nordquist Nominated for the Book of the Year Award 2022

Lina Nordquist and Malin Persson Giolito have both been nominated for the Book of the Year Award 2022 for their novels Hunger and Deliver Me.

 

Bestseller Crime/Suspense Camilla Grebe
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Camilla Grebe #1 in Sweden

Welcome to Eternity by Camilla Grebe was the #1 bestselling hardcover fiction title in Sweden last week, according to the official bestseller list compiled by the Swedish Publishers’ Association.

Welcome to Eternity was publis...

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Karolina Ramqvist awarded Stockholm City’s Honorary Award for Literature

The award is given annually to an author who is ”of great importance to the cultural life in Stockholm”. Congratulations to Karolina!

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6-Star Review for Alex Schulman’s Burn All My Letters in Denmark

Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten praises Alex Schulman’s novel Burn All My Letters in a six-star review:

“Out of all of Alex Schulman’s strong books, Burn All My Letters is the strongest one....
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An Honest Life in rave review from Smålandsposten

“It [the novel] centers around loneliness and a longing for fellowship. About a meaning in – with – life. It is also about being taken advantage of, both by the upperclass brats the young law-student lives with, but by the new friends as well. A g...

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Ann-Helén Laestadius Wins the Prize “Your Book – Our Choice” for Stolen

Ann-Helén Laestadius has been awarded the prestigious prize “Your Book – Our Choice” for Stolen.

Review Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life lauded on Swedish National Television

“A fantastic ending, well written – you simply cannot stop reading. The book is as fabulous as the cover, an incredible novel.”

Review Carolina Setterwall
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Opt Out in review from Västerbottenskuriren

“In the newly published divorce narrative Opt Out, the gaze is as relentlessly direct, heart-rending, and searching as in the debut. (…) As an observant guide through the human psyche and relationships Setterwall is astonishing.”

Review Joakim Zander
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An Honest Life in rave review from Sydsvenskan

“As a writer, Zander moves in the same territory as Stieg Larsson, or rather David Lagercrantz, who picked up the ’Millennium’-flag after Larsson’s death. Not only because Lisbet Salander is so clearly reflected in Max as a character, but because of...

Review Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk praised by Nordvästra Skånes Tidningar

“Ramqvist writes hypnotically and with utter rhetorical control. The brilliance lies in the inconsolable ambivalence that the text conjures.”

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Opt Out praised in review from Barometern

“I’m impressed by Carolina Setterwall’s portrayal of Mary and John, but what impresses me even more is her completely stylistically pure prose. Carolina Setterwall doesn’t move a centimeter away from the dry and factual, and leaves it up to the read...

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Rave Review For Joakim Zander’s An Honest Life

Joakim Zander has gotten a great early review for his latest novel An Honest Life, from Dagens Bok:

An Honest Life is an intensely relatable story of the boredom of youth and the longing to feel alive. The hunt for magic...

Review Literary Essay Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk by Karolina Ramqvist reviewed in Expressen

“Karolina Ramqvist’s book has actually changed my view of life. The reason for that is her suggestive, utterly original language. To be able to write states of crisis and emotional deprivation from grain and dairy products – that demands a great write...

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Åsa Larsson’s The Sins of Our Fathers Winner at Storytel Awards

Åsa Larsson’s latest book has been crowned the winner of the Swedish audio book prize Storytel Awards 2022 in the crime/suspense category.

Review Carolina Setterwall
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Opt Out praised in review from NSD

“The language is as close to real life as it gets, as is the dialogue and descriptions of place. (…) Surely one must become a worse person in several ways during a difficult divorce; meaner, vindictive and hurt. All of this is thoroughly mapped out by ...

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Euphoria nominated for Premio Strega Europeo 2022

Elin Cullhed’s nationally acclaimed novel Euphoria has been nominated for the Italian literature prize Premio Strega Europeo 2022.

Publication Crime/Suspense Joakim Zander
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New Book: An Honest Life

Joakim Zander, author of the international bestseller The Swimmer, returns with a new literary suspense novel: An Honest Life.

Article Karolina Ramqvist
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Bread and Milk selected critic’s favorite

“By tracing food throughout her own life, she creates both an original memoir as well as an image of a changing Sweden over the last hundred years.”
Review Literary Essay, +1 Karolina Ramqvist
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Rave review for Bread and Milk by Karolina Ramqvist in Expressen

Bread and Milk by Karolina Ramqvist has received a remarkable review in Expressen. Critic Martina Montelius writes: “Karolina Ramqvist’s book has actually changed my view of life.”

Review Literary Essay Dorthe Nors
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Norwegian Praise for A Line in the World by Dorthe Nors

Dorthe Nors’s essay collection A Line in the World was praised in a review from Klassekampen in Norway: “It is hard to imagine a Danish writer who could have portrayed the region in a more fascinating way.”

Award Crime/Suspense Samuel Bjørk
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Samuel Bjørk shortlisted for the 2022 Riverton Prize

Samuel Bjørk’s latest book White as Snow has been shortlisted for the 2022 Riverton Prize, the award for the best Norwegian crime novel of the year.

Bestseller Johanna Mo
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The Shadow Lily a Der Spiegel Bestseller

Johanna Mo’s The Shadow Lily was just released in Germany and it is already #4 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list.

Publication Crime/Suspense Camilla Grebe
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New Book: Welcome to Eternity

Bestselling writer Camilla Grebe’s new book Welcome to Eternity is now out in Sweden.

Award Lydia Sandgren

Collected Works Longlisted for the 2022 Dutch European Literature Prize

Collected Works by Lydia Sandgren has been longlisted for the 2022 Dutch European Literature Prize.

Publication Karolina Ramqvist
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New Book: Bread and Milk

Bread and Milk is at once wholly original and a natural extension of the brazenly intelligent and personal writing that has come to define Karolina Ramqvist’s authorship.

Award Jonas Eika
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Jonas Eika’s After the Sun longlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize

“With irrepressible urgency, Eika’s astonishing fiction juxtaposes startling beauty with grotesquery, and balances the hyper-realistic with the fantastical. Translated by Sherilyn Hellberg.”

Review Elin Cullhed
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Elin Cullhed’s Euphoria receives rave review in Italian Spettacol News

Euphoria is a glowing work of art that gives a collective voice to all women around the world who live with one foot in domestic life and the other in an artistic lifestyle.”

Bestseller Crime/Suspense Samuel Bjørk
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Bjørk #1 in The Netherlands

Samuel Bjørk’s latest book White as Snow is once again #1 in The Netherlands.

Review Malin Persson Giolito
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Rave Reviews for Malin Persson Giolito’s New Novel

The first reviews for Malin Persson Giolito’s new novel Deliver Me are in and they are fantastic!

Publication Crime/Suspense Malin Persson Giolito
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New Book: Deliver Me

Six years after the enormous success with Quicksand, Malin Persson Giolito is back with a new novel: Deliver Me.

Bestseller Ann-Helén Laestadius
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Stolen #1 Bestselling Paperback Book in Sweden

Stolen by Ann-Helén Laestadius is the #1 bestselling paperback book in Sweden, according to the official list compiled by the Swedish Publishers’ Association.

Stolen is published in Sweden by Romanus & Selling.

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends praised in review from Göteborgs-Posten

“An elegantly constructed novel. (…) The story is driven forward at a high pace. (…) Even if Everything Ends suggest that the climate crisis is a symptom of a more profound flaw in our society; a greedy desire for profit and selfishness tha...

Review Alex Schulman
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Centre France lauded The Survivors in recent review

“A distinct Swedish flavor permeates the setting, but the emotions of childhood – the joy, the secrecy and fear, the enthusiasms and the drama – are universal.”

Literary Fiction Jonas Eika
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After the Sun longlisted for 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize

After the Sun by Jonas Eika is longlisted for the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize.

Bestseller Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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Heart of Prey on Bog & Idé’s bestseller list

Heart of Prey by Ulrika Rolfsdotter was published in Denmark just last week and has already climbed to #3 on Bog & Idé’s bestseller list for crime fiction.

Review Alex Schulman
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The Survivors praised review from French L’Echo

“Alex Schulman distills a poison in the heart of a flawed paradise, throwing the reader into this climate of instability, between the joy of the proposed games – and their perversity.”

Review Ulrika Rolfsdotter
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Heart of Prey lauded in review from Västerbottens-Kuriren

“Rolfsdotter possesses an enthralling language that really comes into its own, and the intrigue she has created builds true suspense. Ulrika Rolfsdotter has put a lot of love into the minute details which adds depth to the story.”

Review Crime/Suspense Åsa Larsson
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6-Star Review for The Sins of Our Fathers in Norway

Åsa Larsson’s The Sins of Our Fathers is out in Norway today and she is praised in a six-star review from Adresseavisen.

Review Crime/Suspense Tove Alsterdal
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Great Review for We Know You Remember from The Sunday Times

Tove Alsterdal’s We Know You Remember has gotten great praise in a review in The Sunday Timres:

“Strong characters, a great sense of place and plot twists galore leave you delighted that this is the first novel in a new seri...

Review Tove Alsterdal
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We Know You Remember in fantastic first UK review from The Blackpool Gazette

“Moody, gripping and unpredictable, and with an incisive and sophisticated exploration of grief, guilt, memory and family, We Know You Remember brims with all the tension, intrigue and atmospherics that we have come to expect from classic Swe...

Review Alex Schulman
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The Survivors lauded in review from German magazine Donna

“Everything he touches turns into gold. Swedish bestselling author Alex Schulman has turned his pain into a novel with a therapeutic effect, also for his readers.”

Article Alex Schulman
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Burn All My Letters Highlighted by Variety

“The process of making a film of my novel has been a very special journey for me,” said Schulman. “Besides the fact that the elite of Swedish actors has joined the project, I am also thrilled and excited that Sverrir will portray me in the film. He is...

Review Johanna Mo
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The Shadow Lily has received a rave review in Stavanger Aftenblad

“The author manages to keep the reader hooked in the second installment of the Island Murder series. She successfully creates suspense through complicated family relationships and the tension between people who live in small communities. It’s splendidly...

Review Alex Schulman
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The Survivors praised in review from La Provence

“Sophisticated in its labyrinthian construction, yet easily accessible as a whole, The Survivors – which shows how ‘no one escapes childhood unscathed’ – should be placed alongside the great stories that teach us that from ...

Review Camilla Grebe
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The Lies We Tell praised in review from Kulttuuritoimitus

“Grebe knows how to spin multiple threads to follow through the perspectives of different characters. The intrigue lasts to the very end. Keeping the investigator as a secondary character is a smart solution that brings something new to the genre, which G...

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A Nearly Normal Family lauded in review from Flair Magazine

“A superb Swedish novel, in which every (nearly) normal family can see themselves. Complete with a shattering end to the friendship between girls, the kind that moves mountains.”

Award Åsa Larsson
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The Sins of Our Fathers and Stolen Win the Adlibris Award 2021

The winners of 2021 year’s Adlibris Award have been announced and Åsa Larsson’s The Sins of Our Fathers was crowned Best Crime Novel, while and Ann Helén-Laestadius’ Stolen was elected Best Fiction Novel of the Year.

Jonas Eika
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After the Sun featured on Eye on Design’s list of the Eight Best Book Covers of 2021

“I love how the sharp strokes of the type cut through the painterly image, subtly referencing the juxtaposition of man and machine. In short: Wow. This is a cover I can’t stop looking at.”

– Anne Jordan, book cover designer

Review Jens Liljestrand
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Even if Everything Ends praised in review from Aftonbladet

“It is not difficult to understand why the book has received such hype before publication, it’s successful in honing in on pretty much all the great contemporary discussion topics.”