Lina Wolff

Agent

Elisabet Brännström

Head of Agency & Literary Agent

Lina Wolff

Lina Wolff (b. 1973) lived and worked in Italy and Spain for many years before returning to live in Sweden. During her years in Valencia and Madrid, she wrote her short story collection Många människor dör som du. Her first novel, Bret Easton Ellis and Other Dogs was awarded the prestigious Vi Magazine Literature Prize, the English Pen Translation Award, as well as the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize for the English edition. Her last novel, The Polyglot Lovers won the August Prize for Fiction in 2016, and has since won the English Pen Translation Award in 2019, with rights sold in 18 territories to date.

Books by Lina Wolff

The Polyglot Lovers

Lina Wolff

Swedish title: De polyglotta älskarna

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 29-07-2016

Many People Die Like You

Lina Wolff

Lina Wolff’s debut is a brilliant and absurd short story collection. Wolff’s stories are defined by precise diction and rhythm, black humor, and an unsettling psychology.   

Swedish title: Många människor dör som du

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 31-07-2009

Carnality

Lina Wolff

A literary feast by the author of the award-winning, 70,000 copy bestseller, The Polyglot Lovers.A Swedish writer travels to Madrid for inspiration for her next project, where she meets a man in a bar with an extraordinary story to tell. In exchange…

Swedish title: Köttets tid

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 20-08-2019

Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs

Lina Wolff

At a run-down brothel in Caudal, Spain, the prostitutes are collecting stray dogs. Each is named after a famous male writer: Dante, Chaucer, Bret Easton Ellis. When a john is cruel, the dogs are fed rotten meat. To the east, in Barcelona, an unflappa…

Swedish title: Bret Easton Ellis och de andra hundarna

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 20-07-2012