The Scandinavian Invasion.
It’s day three of the “22 days of awesome” series featuring profiles about Spanish writers selected for Granta 113 magazine. Yet not one woman writer has surfaced. I checked the full list and sure enough, out of 22 there are only five women. A few ways to interpret this: 1. It’s still a man’s world […]
Anne Holt spoke today about her new book 1222 and it’s reception in Norway to Jane Garvey. Here is an excerpt: Anne: “This is the book that is my biggest success abroad…but it is the only book I’ve written that the Norwegian audience didn’t like at all…” The interviewer: “Well, I’ve got a quote here […]
I read this and was filled again with awe for the short story. In particular, the way they can deliver a more punchy message than a novel can. Andres Barba strips the paint away from typical themes such as relationships and writes about their more taboo undertones, lonely hearts columns, gay sex and a 21 […]
I am currently contributing to the book reviews website Frontlist. They mainly review recent books as their website’s name suggests. I have a bio on the site which links back to this blog. Here is my first review of Karin Fossum’s Broken.