from Gubba's Field by Kerstin Ekman
Kerstin Ekman's latest collection of essays places the spotlight firmly on living landscapes and nature.
Translated by Linda Schenck
from Homestead by Magnus Dahlström
Magnus Dahlstrom's latest book is a carefully crafted tale of unnerving rural horror.
Translated by Neil Smith
from Island of Souls by Johanna Holmström
This ambitious historical novel spanning more than a century tells a tragic story based in reality.
Translated by Fiona Graham
from Nobody Compared to You by Jonas Brun
Some twenty years after their paths first crossed, Stewe and John come face to face deep in the Swedish forest. Their previous clandestine relationship is opened up and a mystery they have shared about a catastrophic fire resurfaces.
Translated by Andy Turner.
Winner of the CWA International Dagger
Marlaine Delargy has been shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association International Dagger on four different occasions and has won twice. In interview with Ian Giles she explains how she came to specialise in translating crime fiction.
The inside view from Swedish Literature Exchange
Ian Giles interviews Susanne Bergström Larsson, Head of Swedish Literature Exchange.
Bernard Shaw Prize 2018
The triennial Bernard Shaw Prize for Swedish Translation 2018 awarded to . . .
Steven T. Murray (1943-2018)
If I had to choose one word to describe Steven T., Murray, it would be 'versatile'.
compiled and edited by Fiona Grahan
Breven från Maresi
With Breven från Maresi Maria Turtschaninoff confirms her status as an internationally renowned author of fantasy.
A haunted school, a mystery from the past and two classmates a world apart, in this acclaimed novel from Sara B. Elfgren
Tjuren från Solna
In his sixth novel Gunnar Ardelius returns to key issues facing young Swedes in the modern world.
The first in a new fantasy quartet by award-winning Finland-Swedish author Karin Erlandsson.
Vi kommer snart hem igen
A graphic novel for young adults by Jessica Bab Bonde and Peter Bergting tells the stories of six survivors of the Holocaust. 'This book is arguably more necessary and urgent now than at any time in recent years.'
Neoscandia is a dystopia set in the future. This graphic novel by Hannele Mikaela Taivassalo and Catherine Anyango Grünewald is a page-turner that merits multiple re-readings and translation.
Andrea Lundgren explores the borderlands of the human and natural worlds to create a northern magical realism with a dark, earthy undertow.
Geniet från Breslau
Boy meets girl at a dance school. Boy becomes a prominent scientist, girl becomes one of the first women to gain a doctorate in chemistry. Who is the genius from Breslau in Lena Einhorn's latest novel?
This first novel by Elin Willows is a vivid portrait of an anti-heroine.
Sången om en son
It is not often that an author successfully unleashes a riot of issues within a story which, far from turning the reader off, locks them into an uncomfortable embrace, steering them head-first into a volatile quest of trouble and turmoil. This is faultlessly accomplished by Joel Mauricio Isabel Ortiz in this debut novel.
Frostenson’s poems are still personal, though they’ve never been private.
Huset med de två tornen
Impersonating a French journalist in order to meet the Rolling Stones, amorous interludes with older girls, and the endless search for jeans – even if cobbled together from heavy-duty sailcloth – these were all part of Maciej’s teenage years behind the Iron Curtain.
Orbánistan. Rädsla och avsky i det illiberala Ungern
Investigative journalism at this level of intelligence and personal engagement is always more worthwhile than most other sources of ‘news’.
‘To reclaim the word “spinster” is not in any way dangerous, destructive or pitiable – quite the reverse. […] All I am doing when I call myself a spinster is acknowledging my own story.
Orden som formade Sverige
National values always have a geographical and historical context: there is no immutable core of ‘Swedishness’, but a series of changing conceptions and expressions reacting to outside factors. This study examines how these key expressions have influenced Sweden’s development.
Mannen i skogen
This biography by Jens Liljestrand places the author Vilhelm Moberg in his historical and cultural context and demonstrates the ways in which he was often determinedly and independently at odds with his times.