Kayo Mpoyi's searing debut exploring shame, intergenerational cycles of trauma and abuse, sisterhood and the different narratives that shape us as humans, from the perspective of a young girl growing up in Dar es Salaam.
Translated by Alex Fleming
This ambitious historical novel spanning more than a century tells a tragic story based in reality.
Translated by Fiona Graham
Magnus Dahlstrom's latest book is a carefully crafted tale of unnerving rural horror.
Translated by Neil Smith
Kerstin Ekman's latest collection of essays places the spotlight firmly on living landscapes and nature.
Translated by Linda Schenck
Prizewinning novelist Johanna Nilsson rises to the challenge of devising a sequel to Karin Boye’s dystopian classic Kallocain, published in Sweden in 1940.
Translated by Sarah Death
Comedy Queen tackles a dramatic and painful situation with the bold energy and humour for which Jägerfeld has become renowned. It deals with one of the most devastating events to affect a child – a mother’s suicide – and is the story of twelve-year-old Sasha’s survival technique.
Translated by Susan Beard
Although numerous books have been written about the director, writer and producer Ingmar Bergman, Jan Holmberg’s is the first to focus on Bergman as a literary author.
Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner
Set in a small village on the Ångerman River in northern Sweden, Therése Söderlind's narrative extends over four centuries in an evocative novel imbued with a strong sense of place.
Translated by Alex Fleming
Teenage mental health issues are treated intelligently and sensitively in this bittersweet
young adult novel, set in Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost mining town.
Translated by Annie Prime
Anni Blomqvist's series of five novels set in the Åland archipelago in the 19th century draws on events in her own family history to depict the harsh reality of life on a small, remote island.
Translated by Kate Lambert
In this extract from Martin Kellerman's first novel, a disenchanted young man's life revolves around collecting his grandmother's pension and growing cannabis in her living room.
Translated by Paul Goldsman
In her YA trilogy about the teenage Turid, Elisabeth Östnäs gives us a tale of a curious, kind and fiercely intelligent young woman who finds herself questioning elements of the society where her father is king.
Translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles.
Carl-Michael Edenborg's novel is the dark tale of a young noblewoman, the last in a line of Manichaean alchemists, whose late father ordered her to destroy the world through alchemy.
Translated by Fiona Graham.
Karin Boye's much-loved poem was first written in 1932.
Translated by David McDuff
In this debut novel set in the not-too-distant future Alexander Koistinen follows the work of Swedish protagonist Axel Hägerstedt in his work for the EU in Brussels.
Translated by Ian Giles
With his hallmark humour Torgny Lindgren explores the relationship between artists and life.
Translated by Chris Hall
Stina Stoor's prize-winning Beasts is a masterful tale full of dialect, idiolect and a strong sense of place.
Translated by Nichola Smalley
Stig Dagerman wrote the poem 'Autumn' ten days before his death in 1954.
Translated by Laurie Thompson