Entries by Nordin

A POOR LITTLE SHARK to the theatre

EN STACKARS LILLA HAJ (A POOR LITTLE SHARK) by Mårten Sandén is an exciting and fascinating adventure picture book about friendship, courage and how to overcome ones’ fears. Now the story moves to the theatre!Premiar date: 29th January 2015 Place: Obanteatern (Folkets Park), Malmö, Sweden Details: http://webapps2.malmo.se/evenemang/EventGuide/View/Barn_Familj-Teater/En_stackars_liten_Haj_802857    

THE BOYS by Jessica Schiefauer featured at Publishing Perspectives

“Jessica’s Schiefauer’s Swedish YA novel Pojkarna (The Boys) is attracting strong global rights interest for its daring story about gender transformation.”POJKARNA (THE BOYS) by Jessica Schiefauer is being featured at Publishing Perspectives website! http://publishingperspectives.com/2014/12/daring-swedish-ya-tale-attracts-strong-foreign-rights-deals/

Camilla Läckberg – Number 1 in Iceland

It has been just some days since The Lion Tamer by Camilla Läckberg was published in Iceland but the book has already reached to the number one on a top list. Congratulations, Camilla!  

THE OTHER WOMAN by Therese Bohman nominated for Swedish Radios’s Literary Prize

Therese Bohman’s DEN ANDRA KVINNAN (THE OTHER WOMAN) is one of six novels nominated for the Swedish Radio’s Literary Prize. Each book will be read, discussed and assessed by a jury consisting of avid readers and listeners. You can follow their discussions on SR P1, starting 2 March 2015. http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=499&artikel=6036927

Jessica Schiefauer’s “The Boys” featured on Words Without Borders

Words Without Borders, who promotes the finest contemporary international literature, is featuring Jessica Schiefauer’s “The Boys” on their website. http://wordswithoutborders.org/current-issue/ You can read extract from the book in English here: http://wordswithoutborders.org/article/from-the-boys


  POJKARNA (THE BOYS) by Jessica Schiefaur has been praised in our neighbor country, Denmark! http://www.information.dk/514905 (in Danish) POJKARNA was nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize in 2013. Praising for the book will be continuing even to the next year, when the film version of POJKARNA will come out in Sweden.


OPERATION – SELVMORDSBOMBE OPERATION – BLOOD DIAMOND by Benni Bødker was nominated for the Orla Prize again this year! The Orla Prize is a literary prize named after Orla Frøsnapper (Orla frog-eater)–the protagonist in Ole Lund Kirkegaard’s children’s book with the same name. It’s a prize for and by children–children nominate, vote and select the winner every year. […]

Steve Sem-Sandberg does it again!

Five years ago Steve Sem-Sandberg won the prestigious August Prize for his novel The Emperor of Lies. Although the author had long been one of the pillars of the Swedish literary scene this catapulted him into national and international fame. As The Emperor of Lies went on to be published in over to 25 territories Steve started writing […]

Unni and Jan-Erik nominated for Bookseller’s Award!

 Our Norwegian authors, Unni Lindell and Jan-Erik Fjell have been nominated for this year’s Booksellers’ Award!! http://www.bokhandlerforeningen.no/Markedsaktiviteter_og_bokpriser/Bokhandlerprisen/9341 Unni Lindell BURDEKISTEN (THE ANGEL IS A DEVIL) http://www.nordinagency.se/portfolio-item/brudekisten-the-angel-is-a-devil-by-unni-lindell/ Jan-Erik Fjell ROVDYRET (THE PREDATOR) http://www.nordinagency.se/portfolio-item/rovdyret-the-predator/ The winner will be announced on the 25th November. Congratulations, Unni and Jan-Erik!