Bengt Ohlsson

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

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

Head and Shoulders Above

Bengt Ohlsson

The year is 1918. Arvid is going up north to work with his father in the forest. Ragnar runs away from home to join the Swedish Brigade in the Finnish Civil War. Somewhere along the way their fates are intertwined. They become strike breakers at a ti…

Swedish title: De dubbelt så bra

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 04-09-2018

Drink the Warmth from My Hand

Bengt Ohlsson

DRINKING THE WARMTH FROM MY HAND is a sad story about a man who begins to reconsider most of his relationships and thus slowly realises the extent of his loneliness, in the middle of a big city life filled mingling, theatre premieres and couples dinn…

Swedish title: Drick värmen ur min hand

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 16-09-2016

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

REQUIEM FOR JOHN CUMMINGS is a completely unexpected portrayal of one of rock’s most famous men.His artist name was Johnny Ramone. This is the novel about his life and death.

Swedish title: Rekviem för John Cummings

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 12-08-2011

Kolka

Bengt Ohlsson

KOLKA is a story about a girl about to become an adult who desperately tries to orient herself in a new environment and is amongst one of the strongest portraits Bengt Ohlsson has ever written.

Swedish title: Kolka

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 17-09-2010

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