Horace Engdahl

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Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Horace Engdahl

Horace Engdahl is one of Sweden’s most prominent literary figures, and in 1999 he was elected to be Secretary of The Swedish Academy, a position he held for 10 years. He has written several essay collections on literature, dramatic writing and poetry and has also translated plays by Heinrich von Kleist and essays by Maurice Blanchlot.

Books by Horace Engdahl

Op. 101

Horace Engdahl

Horace Engdahl is back with OP 101, a new collection of the aphorisms, shorter essays and sudden notions that he has made into a genre of his own. This time, the author looks out from the balcony in his new hometown, onto a new existence that has sha…

Swedish title: Op. 101

Category: General Non-Fiction

Pub date: 10-11-2021

The Last Pig

Horace Engdahl

The Last Pig is a book in two parts.The first is made up of aphorisms, an anachronistic form that fits this (culturally) conservative author like a glove. Lengthwise they range from one-line tweets to composed reflections. Though readers are as likel…

Swedish title: Den sista grisen

Category: General Non-Fiction

Pub date: 18-03-2016

The Cigarette Afterwards

Horace Engdahl

Literary historian and critic, linguist and member of the Swedish Academy, Horace Engdahl continues to study the world around him, investigating our daily struggles, literature and its critique, history and our dreams. In these short textual fragment…

Swedish title: Cigaretten efteråt

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 18-10-2011

Meteors

Horace Engdahl

Swedish title: Meteorer

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 24-08-1999