Monday Aug 4
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A Cover Is Worth a Thousand Blurbs
Authors whose book covers were designed by Peter Mendelsund are returning the favor by heaping accolades on his own foray into writing: He has two books coming out this week.
Monday Aug 4
Fourth in Larsson series written by another author
Author David Lagercrantz has written the fourth book in Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, based on Larsson's universe and characters.
The New Zealand Herald
Darkness of north is great viewing
One of the more unexpected cultural trends of the past decade has been the rise in worldwide popularity for a type of Scandinavian crime drama now often referred to as Nordic Noir.
Let's get inspired by 'Gone With the Wind' and Stieg Larsson
Let's get inspired by 'Gone With the Wind' and Stieg Larsson Debra Holt and Tina Leonard are talking writing inspirations and keeper books.
The Straits Times
Nordic books are not all grim thrillers - humour, drama and young adults titles are popular too
On bestseller lists this May along with Norwegian author Jo Nesbo's newest crime novel The Son was comic adventure The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden, a laugh-out-loud but thought-provoking read about apartheid and nuclear stand-offs.