Niklas Rådström’s new novel “Boken” (“The Book”) appears to have struck a chord with the Swedish critics. Dagen’s Nyheter’s Jonas Thente calls it “a marvellously beautiful and moving novel” while Svenska Dagbladet’s Josefin Holmström brands it “an indefeasible piece of literature“. Crister Enander of Helsingborg’s Dagblad is similarly enthusiastic: Niklas Rådström’s prose possesses a lustre and acuity that is astounding and uncomparable. I read “Boken” with a mixture of devoutness and entrapped rapture. The prose entices and glistens, shimmers and breathes. It is beautiful and melancholic. It seduces and captivates.
Nordin agency is happy to give a warm welcome to Mats Söderlund as a new client.
Mats Söderlund is a well-known poet, has won numerous literary awards and is regarded as one of the most headstrong nature poets in Sweden.
His first novel, published this spring, was well received by critics. The Observatory shows the same linguistic awareness and power that characterizes his poetry.
Svensk Bokhandel has nominated Resan till Tidens slut (The journey to the end of time) for best book trailer 2013 in the category young adult. The trailer was made by the author Erika Vallin and her husband Martin.
To vote: www.svb.se/bokvideotavling2013
Congratulations to Ann Rosman- winner if Kungälv City Council’s Culture Award 2013! The jury’s motivation reads as follows: “The award goes to Ann Rosman, who brings the history of Marstrand to life and ties present and past together in her thrilling novels. Through her authorship she sparks the readers’ interest in cultural history and her books attract an increasing number if literary tourists to the area, where they seek to visit places she portrays. Rosman is passionate about telling stories that she gathers from people she meets, as well as from written sources. Her large commitment to the local community also makes her a splendid ambassador for Marstrand in particular, to the joy of the entire Kungälv region.”
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