Books

Christopher’s Harvest Time

Elsa Beskow

Christopher meets the spirit of September in the garden, and is introduced to all the harvest folk: the Gooseberry girls and boys, old man Black-Currant, the misses Plum and the proud Strawberries.

Swedish title: Lasse-Liten i trädgården

Category: Children / Picture Books

Pub date: 28-02-2002

Pelle No-Tail Alway Pulls Through

Gösta Knutsson

Swedish title: Pelle Svanslös klarar sig alltid

Series: Pelle No-Tail

Category: Children / Fiction 6-9

Pub date: 08-02-2002

The Choreographer

Håkan Nesser

A man and a woman. He sees her one day when winter is over; somewhat hesitantly she is choosing a dress in a shop. He speaks to her. She answers. Thus they become – guided by an inexorable choreography – a couple.But the story is played out both then…

Swedish title: Koreografen

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 21-01-2002

Love, olives and thyme

Anna Bergenström

Swedish title: Kärlek, oliver och timjan

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Food & Drink

Pub date: 05-10-2001

Pelles nya kläder

Elsa Beskow

Pelle has a lamb whose coat grows longer and longer, while Pelle’s Sunday suit grows shorter! Pelle shears the lamb, and the wool is carded, spun, dyed and woven. Finally, the tailor makes a new suit for Pelle.

Swedish title: Pelles nya kläder

Category: Children

Pub date: 30-08-2001

The Strangler’s Honeymoon

Håkan Nesser

The police fear that a serial killer is on the loose in Maardam. When the retired Superintendent Van Veeteren reluctantly leaves his cosy secondhand bookshop – to be confronted, as a private investigator, with yet another violent criminal – he uncove…

Swedish title: Svalan, katten, rosen, döden

Series: Van Veeteren

Category: Fiction / Crime & Suspense

Pub date: 11-05-2001

Blackwater

Kerstin Ekman

On Midsummer’s Eve, 1974, Annie Raft arrives with her daughter Mia in the remote Swedish village of Blackwater to join her lover Dan on a nearby commune. On her journey through the deep forest, she stumbles upon the site of a grisly double murder–a…

Swedish title: Händelser vid vatten

Category: Fiction / General Fiction

Pub date: 07-07-2000

The Self-Healing Human

Sanna Ehdin

This is the Bible of holistic medicine in Sweden and has sold over 200 000 copies! It is thought-provoking, written in a personal style and offers many suggestions for what to do to feel better, including practical exercises in relaxation and self-kn…

Swedish title: Den självläkande människan

Category: Illustrated Non-Fiction / Mind & Body

Pub date: 17-05-2000