Swedish Book Review Now Online

The latest issue of Swedish Book Review (2021:1) is now available online. The new issue features work by Hjalmar Bergman (translated by STiNA member Margareta Horiba), Kerstin Ekman (translated by Linda Schenck), Elin Anna Labba, Jila Mossaed, Jessica Schiefauer and Axel Åhman, as well as reviews of recent publications in Swedish. Swedish Book Review is […]

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Translated Literature Longlist Announced

The longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature has now been announced. Ten novels from eight languages are on the list, including two by Swedish authors. The Helios Disaster by Linda Boström Knausgård, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles is a study of loss that brings the myth of Athena to Sweden. Twelve-year-old Anna’s father […]

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Strindberg World Premieres in NYC

August Strindberg wrote “The Pelican” for his Intimate Theater in 1907 and penned “Isle of the Dead” immediately after as a prologue. The latter was unpublished until 1918 and rediscovered in the early 1960s, when it was found and promptly dismissed as an incomplete fragment. The two plays were finally reunited by Ingmar Bergman as […]

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