STEVE SEM-SANDBERG’S “THE CHOSEN ONES” TO GYLDENDAL IN DENMARK

We are happy to announce that Danish rights to The Chosen Ones (De utvalda) have been sold to Gyldendal in Denmark. The publisher got amazing reviews for the author’s last novel The Emperor of Lies and we are looking forward to be working with them again.

STEVE SEM-SANDBERG’S “THE CHOSEN ONES” TO PEGASUS IN TURKEY

Turkish rights to Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel were sold just last week to Yusuf Tan at Pegasus Yayinlair. Both the author and Nordin Agency are pleased to be able to continue our collaboration with Pegasus.

STEVE SEM-SANDBERG’S “THE CHOSEN ONES” TO ROBERT LAFFONT IN FRANCE

We are happy to announce that Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel THE CHOSEN ONES (De utvalda) has been sold to Robert Laffont in France. This French powerhouse published the author’s internationally succesful novel THE EMPEROR OF LIES (De fattiga i Lodz) in 2011. Aside from the fantastic reviews the book was also nominated for the Prix Médicis etranger as well as shortlisted for the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature 2013.

ACCOLADES FOR STEVE SEM-SANDBERG’S NOVEL THERES

Don’t miss this latest review from Norway where Steve Sem-Sandberg’s novel Theres receives the highest possible rating for its insightful rendering, genre-defying literary style and depth of thought. Knut Faldbakken, from Norwegian newspaper VG, writes that the novel is a veritable tour-de-force that really gives its readers insight into the life of Ulrike Meinhog, codename Theres.

www.vg.no/rampelys/artikkel.php?artid=10141793

THE MAESTRO OF SAINT PETERSBURG SHORTLISTED FOR BEST AUDIO BOOK OF THE YEAR!

Congratulations to Camilla Grebe and Paul Leander-Engström who have been shortlisted for Best Audiobook of the Year in the crime and thriller category. The Grand Audio Prize (Stora Ljudbokspriset) was founded in 2008 and has been awarded to great authors such as Jonas Gardell, Per-Olov Enquist and Jussi Adler-Olsen. The winner will be crowned in April 2014.
Good luck to The Maestro of Saint Petersburg, its authors and Shanti Rooney, whoes impeccable recital of the novel has delighted many audiobook readers.

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RIGHTS SOLD: THE CHOSEN ONES TO WYDAWNITCTWO LITERACKIE IN POLAND

Polish rights to Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel DE UTVALDA (The Chosen Ones) have been sold to Wydawnitctwo Literackie. They successfully published the author’s very powerful novel The Emperor of Lies last year and we are happy to be able to continue working with them for this authorship.

BENNI BØDKER NOMINATED TO THE ORLA PRIZE 2013

Congratulations to Benni Bødker’s nomination for the The Orla Prize!
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 price for and by children–children nominate, vote and select the winner every year.

The winner will be announced in April 2014.

The Orla price is collaboration between Danish Radio and the Reading campaign carried out by the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Social Affairs. The prize was awarded for the first time in 2005.

ANN ROSMAN- WINNER IF KUNGÄLV CITY COUNCIL’S CULTURE AWARD 2013!

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.”

ALDERMANN’S HEIR (ALDERMANNS ARVINGE) RECIVES ACCOLADES IN LARGEST SWEDISH NEWSPAPER

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Today’s Svenska Dagbladet revealed an amazing review for Gabriella Håkansson’s latest novel Aldermann’s Heir (Aldermanns arvinge).

The Book, published by Albert Bonniers, was likened to authors such as Umberto Ecco, Susan Sontag and John Dickson Carr in a review that raised this spectacular story to the skies. According to critic Carl-Johan Malmberg Aldermann’s Heir is

…worth every moment you spend on it. It is epic in its intrigue, meticulous in its details, scholarly witouth being sententious, stylistically a tour de force, well, simply astonishing.

BIG AD CAMPAIGN FOR HEARTLESS (MANNEN UTAN HJÄRTA) BY CAMILLA GREBE & ÅSA TRÄFF

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Don’t miss Forma Books massive ad campaign for Camilla Grebe & Åsa Träff’s latest novel Mannen utan hjärta (Heartless). You can see the large billbords featuring the book in Stockholm’s underground between August 19th and September 1st.