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Mia Österlund

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The setting, the ‘Indian village’ – a nickname for the flats belonging to the local Volvo factory – symbolises the democratic dream of providing a decent life for all workers. But the dream of equality is trashed by the brokenness of those who live there today.

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Lex bok

Kadefors’s portrait of a girl outsider in baggy clothes and hoodies, who manages to become a blog fashion icon, raises questions about who has the authority to write about young people.

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Du & jag

In her sensitive and engaging language, von Bredow lets her protagonist ponder how appearances affect all our relations. Why does everybody seem so false? How can Andreas’s father cheat and pretend everything is normal at home?

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Fjollornas fest

In Sissy, Jonas Gardell writes another collective literary testimony from Stockholm’s gay community. This time, the sissies – said to be the most despised even by the gay community – take centre stage.