Books

The skull measurer’s mistake

Sven Lindqvist

Swedish title: Antirasister

Category: General Non-Fiction / Current Affairs & Politics

Pub date: 02-05-2007

The Island Of The Insane

Martin Widmark

In this third book, David and Larissa discover several moss-covered gravestones on a small island. They carry the names of young girls, all of whom died in the mid-1940s. The girls appear to be forgotten – why? Is there any connection with the nearby…

Swedish title: Dårarnas ö

Series: David & Larissa

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 16-04-2007

Format: 192 pages, b/w illustrations

Money Laundering

Martin Widmark, Petter Lidbeck

Swedish title: Tvättade pengar

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-04-2007

The Pet Shop Mystery

Martin Widmark

It’s time for Lasse and Maja to solve their twelfth case. The animals in the pet shop aren’t very well; they’re getting more and more tired, and now they don’t even want to eat. Could there be something wrong with their food? Valdemar, the owner of t…

Swedish title: Zoomysteriet

Series: The Whodunit Detective Agency

Category: Children / Fiction 9-12

Pub date: 16-04-2007

Format: 96 pages, b/w illustrations, 148 x

Wheel of Fortune

Petter Lidbeck, Martin Widmark

Swedish title: Lyckans hjul

Category: Children

Pub date: 16-04-2007

Mayakovsky

Bengt Jangfeldt

A Life at Stake is a riveting and fascinating portrait of the legendary Mayakovsky, a poet surrounded by many myths. With considerable insight and a light touch, Bengt Jangfeldt describes not only a great but tragic human life, but also an entire era…

Swedish title: Med livet som insats

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 12-04-2007

Format: 590 pages

The Root of Evil

Håkan Nesser

A friendly vacation with dramatic consequencesOne summer in the early 2000s, a handful of Swedish tourists spend a couple of weeks together in Finistère, Brittany. Two couples and two singletons – in all, six newfound friends. They spend their days s…

Swedish title: En helt annan historia

Series: The Barbarotti Series

Category: Fiction / Crime & Suspense

Pub date: 03-04-2007

The Masters in the Woods

Kerstin Ekman

The forest is a central theme in many of Kerstin Ekman’s novels. There is, for instance, The forest of hours, Dödsklockan [The Death Clock], which is set during moose hunting season, as well as Vargskinnet [The Wolf Skin], which treats the subject of…

Swedish title: Herrarna i skogen

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 20-03-2007