Bengt Ohlsson (b. 1968) had his debut 1984 with the novel I SAID, DIE LIKE A MAN. In 2004 he was awarded with the August Prize for the novel GREGORIUS, and was then nominated again in 2011 for REQUIEM FOR JOHN CUMMINGS. In 2014 SWING was released. He also writes drama, and is a well-known chronicler in Dagens Nyheter.
Awards: Stockholm stads hederspris (2001), The August Prize (2004), Eyvind Johnsonpriset (2008)
Books by Bengt Ohlsson
Bengt Ohlsson’s SWING is a comical, tender and gripping story about our demands for excitement and fantasy in our sex life in a time when porn is called erotica and you can buy dildos at the nearest pharmacy. Like no other, Bengt Ohlsson is able to c…
Swedish title: Swing
Pub date: 24-01-2014
GREGORIUS by Bengt Ohlsson paraphrases Hjalmar Söderberg’s famous novel, Doctor Glas, and tells the story from the novelist Pastor Gregory’s perspective.The book was published in 2004 and won the August Prize the same year.
Swedish title: Gregorius
Pub date: 22-10-2004