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Essays and Nonfiction

How to Turn Pixels into Gold: The Minecraft Story

Seven Stories Press has recently released Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game That Changed Everything, written by two Swedish journalists, Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson, and translated by Jennifer Hawkins. Based on research and personal interviews, this book gives an unusually candid and detailed picture of the Swedish creator of the global phenomenon Minecraft and the gaming industry that he so successfully circumvented to achieve his dream.

Airmail Finally Delivered

Graywolf Press has published Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer, edited by Thomas R. Smith. This edition of the correspondence is larger and more inclusive than the volume that appeared in Swedish with the title Air Mail from Bonniers in 2001.

Poems and Essays by Göran Printz-Påhlson

Open Book Publishers has published the first selection in English of poems and essays by the late Göran Printz-Påhlson, Swedish poet who was a long-time resident of the UK. The volume, edited and translated by Robert Archambeau, is available in both print and digital formats.