Books

They Called Her Daisy

Prinsessan Christina Fru Magnuson

Princess Margaret of Connaught, grandchild of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and first wife of Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, died in 1920. She was only 38 years old, very pregnant with her sixth child. She not only left the royal family paralyzed…

Swedish title: Hon kallades Daisy

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 20-04-2020

Through Objects Our Memories Live On

Dina Rajs, Jovan Rajs

Dina and Jovan Rajs were born in the former Yugoslavia and their childhood was marked by the Holocaust. Dina hid using forged identity papers and was in constant fear of being discovered. Jovan hid too, but was also imprisoned in several concentratio…

Swedish title: Ting som bär våra minnen

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 27-01-2020

Format: 148 x 210 mm, 144 pages

Kim Wall

Ingrid Wall, Joachim Wall

A Voice SilencedNational bestseller — 23,000 copies sold‘I wake up in the middle of the night. Two different ideas have taken root in my consciousness during my half-slumber, ideas refusing to be silenced until I’ve acted on them. The first is that K…

Swedish title: Boken om Kim Wall

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 09-11-2018

Selma Lagerlöf

Anna Nordlund, Bengt Wanselius

A definitive life and letters biography of Selma Lagerlöf in words and images, with photographer Bengt Wanselius as picture editor. Selma Lagerlöf – The Tale of a Modern Woman is an academically meticulous biography based on a rich array of source ma…

Swedish title: Selma Lagerlöf

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 01-08-2018

Format: 205 x 259 mm, 432 pages

Birgit

Elisabeth Meyer-Topsøe

This biography has been written by Birgit’s longstanding friend Elisabeth Meyer­Topsoe. She tells the reader about Birgit’s childhood on a farm in southern Sweden, her studies and her fantastic career, which achieved international status in the late…

Swedish title: Birgit Nilsson : från Västra Karup till Metropolitan

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 24-04-2018

Format: 195x260 mm, 224 pages

Mannerheim

Herman Lindqvist

The story of ‘the father of modern Finland’ told by renowned historian Herman LindqvistThis is the story of the legendary marshal of Finland, Gustaf Mannerheim. It is common knowledge to most Swedes that he was the supreme commander in four of Finlan…

Swedish title: Mannerheim

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 18-08-2017

Dag Hammarskjöld

Henrik Berggren

When Dag Hammarskjöld took over the post as Secretary-General of the United Nations, he was greeted with the words: “Welcome … to the most impossible job on this Earth.” He was a compromise candidate who was assumed to be a weak and docile administ…

Swedish title: Dag Hammarskjöld : att bära världen

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 31-10-2016

Format: 190 x 240 mm, 240 pages, colour

Never Stop Walking

Christina Rickardsson

The true and unique story of how an 8 year-old survived the Brazilian ghetto and undertook the journey of a lifetime!Have you ever had the urge to climb up a rock, to look out across the for-ests and the water, then scream for all you’re worth? Screa…

Swedish title: Sluta aldrig gå

Category: General Non-Fiction / Biography & Memoir

Pub date: 21-09-2016