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
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
Pub date: 20-08-2019
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
Pub date: 20-07-2012