Lina Wolff

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

Category: Fiction

Lina Wolff

Lina Wolff (b. 1973) lived and worked in Italy and Spain an interpreter and translator 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 the 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 previous novel, The Polyglot Lovers won the August Prize for Fiction in 2016 as well as the Svenska Dagbladet Prize, and has since won the English PEN Translation Award in 2019, with rights sold in 20 territories to date.

Books by Lina Wolff

Carnality

Lina Wolff

A literary feast by the author of the award-winning, 75,000 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

The Polyglot Lovers

Lina Wolff

Winner of the 2016 AUGUST PRIZE, PEN AWARD and longlisted for the EUROPEAN LITERATURE PRIZE 2019Three voices, a search for love and a manuscript that can’t seem to find its home.Ellinor is from a small village in the very south of Sweden. She adverti…

Swedish title: De polyglotta älskarna

Category: Fiction

Pub date: 29-07-2016

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

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