Bengt Ohlsson

Bengt Ohlsson

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

Swing

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

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 24-01-2014

Requiem for John Cummings

Bengt Ohlsson

Swedish title: Rekviem för John Cummings

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 12-08-2011

Kolka

Bengt Ohlsson

Swedish title: Kolka

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 17-09-2010

Head and Shoulders Above

Bengt Ohlsson

Swedish title: De dubbelt så bra

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 04-09-2018

Gregorius

Bengt Ohlsson

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

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 22-10-2004

Drink the Warmth from My Hand

Bengt Ohlsson

Swedish title: Drick värmen ur min hand

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 16-09-2016