from The World’s Last Novel by Daniel Sjölin
Daniel Sjölin's novel is a surreal satire on the contemporary literary scene and a commentary on Sjölin’s own media personality that utilises his gift for language and eye for form to biting effect.
Translated by Dominic Hinde
from Neighbour of Evil by Klas Åmark
Klas Åmark's book is a synthesis of a number of commissioned research projects on Sweden’s relations with Nazism, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, previous research and the author’s own research, presented in a popular form for a broad public.
Translated by Dominic Hinde
Selma Lagerlöf: Nils Holgersson’s Wonderful Journey
In this heartfelt essay, Paul Binding reflects upon Selma Lagerlöf’s classic The Wonderful Adventures of Nils Holgersson.
Inventing an Idiolect: Report from a Workshop on Translating Jonas Hassen Khemiri
Ruth Urbom and Nichola Smalley report from an afternoon-long translation workshop that explored different strategies for translating Jonas Hassen Khemiri's vivid language into English.
Edited and compiled by Anna Paterson
Poems reworking the literary history of the sonnet from Shakespeare to Auden and beyond, echoing with intertextual references to other underworld travellers.
Dikter och prosa 1954–2004
New works by and about the poet and the art of translation.
Tomas Tranströmer: ett diktarporträtt
A portrait of the poet Tomas Tranströmer.
Samlade dikter. Med forörd och kommentarer av Boel Hackman
A definitive collection of Harriet Löwenhjelm’s idiosyncratic, fascinating poetry, illustrated with her own paintings and drawings.
New Collected Poems
For anyone with a passing interest in the poetry of twentieth-century Europe, this volume is a must-have addition to their collection and with it we are allowed a clear glimpse of Tranströmer looking eye to eye with the very greatest writers of his time.
Chickweed Wintergreen, Selected Poems
A comprehensive selection of Martinson’s poetry in English translation.
Grips you by the throat, a great novel that tells you something about la condition humaine – and also a very Swedish one, with links to writers like Vilhelm Moberg and Harry Martinson.
Julia Dahlberg’s debut novel is a multi-dimensional narrative, a modern skärgårdsroman (skerries novel).
The final book in Jens Lapidus’s gangster crime trilogy.
This little white book is the latest in a series of several works by Lotass that straddle the boundaries of genre.
Döden & Co.
After poetry collections and a first novel, Moodysson trained as a film-maker; this further novel marks his return to prose writing.
The third book in Kristina Ohlsson’s series of crime novels centred on a police team in Stockholm.
Den flödande lyckan
Eva Ström's novel takes risks by trying to examine how the unexplainable can feel as real and important as reality.
Att bo granne med ondskan. Sveriges förhållande till nazismen, Nazityskland och Förintelsen
Göran Persson could see no reason for Sweden to be ashamed of anything it did during the war. Klas Åmark’s book is in every way a contribution to greater knowledge and vigorous debate. Those who want a powerful argument in favour of reading this work should consider this brief, simple motive: to find out how right Persson was and, later, how wrong.
Omvälvningarnas tid: Norden och Europa under revolutions- och Napoleonkrigen
In this well-researched, first-class work, Martin Hårdstedt guides us through complex military and political situations while recognising the humanity of the protagonists.
Dedicated amateur botanists Ekman and Eriksson provide a unique mixture of curiosity and enthusiasm, science and scholarship, with the addition of an acute awareness of cultural and environmental change.
Jag. Carl Larsson. En biografi
Gedin cares for his subject, but is not restrained: Larsson is shown to be a greater artist and a less consistently agreeable man than his reputation might suggest.
Ingenstans under himlen
The tension is ratcheted up in Liselott Willén's well-crafted psychological drama, which is anything but a police procedural, and written in language with real savour.
Alla lyckliga familjar liknar varandra
Claes de Faire is a journalist turned novelist.
Alla monster måste dö
Magnus Bärtås and Fredrik Ekman have written books together before: wry studies of closed, cultish societies. But they are keen on the cinema and its lore, and have now picked a perfect travel goal: secretive North Korea.