Ulf Peter Hallberg, a Swedish writer based in Berlin, is the author of many books. Hallberg is also a prolific translator from German, French and English into Swedish, including Shakespeare, Molière, Walter Benjamin and Brecht. European Trash. Fourteen Ways to Remember a Father is his first book to be published in English, translated by Erland Anderson and Ingrid Cassady.
A new play by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, I Call My Brothers, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles, will run at the New Ohio Theatre In New York from January 22 through February 23. On the day after a car bombing, Amor walks through a city paralyzed by fear, with his backpack and cell phone, trying to blend in.
The Fire Dance by Helene Tursten, translated by Laura Wideburg, will be published this month by Soho Press, the sixth book in Tursten’s popular series about detective inspector Irene Huss. A beautiful former ballerina and choreographer disappears from a hotel party.