Swedish Vampires

The recent Swedish film Let the Right One In has been a surprising success in American theatres. The film is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated into English by Ebba Segerberg and now published in the U.S. by St. Martin’s Griffin.

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The Key to IKEA

One of the basic texts of 20th-century Swedish design, Ellen Key’s Beauty in the Home (1899), has now been translated into English by Anne-Charlotte Harvey. This essay is included in Modern Swedish Design. Three Founding Texts, published by the Museum of Modern Art, 2008.

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