Icelandic author ‘Sjón’ selects some essential Nordic reading
“Without the Nobel prize for literature,” says Susanna Rustin, “we’ll have no spark amid the gloom of 2018.”
The bestselling king of Scandi noir tells Robbie Millen how he’s reimagined Shakespeare’s villain as a bent police chief
Lisa Arbend reviews Robert Ferguson’s latest book: not one in which you’ll find glowing paeans to generous parental leave or the hottest new foraging chef
Karl Ove Knausgård reflects on exposing intimate details of his life and family to write an epic ‘non-fiction novel’
There’s “Welsh Noir”, “Euro Noir” and “American Noir”. Last week’s Edinburgh Book Festival led some critics to ask if “Tartan Noir” could prove a threat to the unrivaled dominance of “Nordic Noir”.
Alexandra Alter chats the bestselling author of ‘A Man Called Ove’