Category Literature

Jesper Stein – Nordic Noir’s elite

Jesper Stein was born on February 28th 1965. He has accrued international recognition for his crime novel series based around the fictitious character Commissioner Axel Steen. His novels take place in Nørrebro

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Hakan Nesser- Swedish literary giant

The author Hakan Nesser Hakan Nesser was born in 1950 on the 21st of February in Kumla, Sweden. Hakan was born to mother Mary, a clerk and father Sven August, a

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Erik Valeur – The Seventh child

I recently had the pleasure of being offered the chance to interview one of the most unassuming successful Nordic authors, who has attained incredible success from his worldwide acclaimed book

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Camilla Läckberg, Wonder woman!

Author Camilla Läckberg is emerging as a woman to be reckoned with. In an until recently male dominated world of Nordic Noir writing, she is dominating the charts and award’s

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Author Henning Mankell – Swedish legend

Author Henning Mankell was born in Stockholm in 1948. He spent a majority of his childhood living with his father after his parents divorce. As his father was a District judge

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Spotlight on Norway with writer Jo Nesbø

The Author Jo Nesbø entered this world on the 29th of March 1960 in Molde, Norway. He grew up in a household where books were the back bone of entertainment, and

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Denmark’s prize winner

The Author Carl Valdemar Jussi Adler-Olsen is every bit the Danish success story. He is Denmark’s prize winner, having won numerous awards such Danskernes Yndlingsforfatter (Bog & Ide) 2012, and

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Nordic Cuisine Book Launch: KUURA by Sini Kiialainen

When the Finnish Embassy in London invited me to their chef Sini Kialainen’s book launch I was of course there. Located in beautiful Kensington Palace Gardens where the old century

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Gifts – For Him & For Her

Gift Guide – For Him & For Her We all know that the times before the Holidays are hectic, but we are going to save up some of your time

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Interesting Icelandic graduates: Part 1

Designer and illustrator Sigga Rún designed the book, Anatomy of letters, as her final project at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The book is a beautiful piece of art

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