Gustav Bergman
Gustav Bergman
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Lina Wolff

Lina Wolff (b. 1973), lived and worked in Italy and Spain as an interpreter and translator before returning to her home country of Sweden. During her years in Valencia and Madrid, she penned her first work, a short story collection titled Many People Die Like You. Her first full-length novel, Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs, received instant acclaim, winning numerous awards. It was followed by the equally successful The Polyglot Lovers, which received the premier award for Swedish literature, the August Prize. Lina Wolff now lives in southern Sweden. Her latest title is the universally lauded Carnality.

Awards

Shortlisted for the Eyvind Johnson literature prize Sweden – Köttets tid Carnality 2020
The Aniara Prize Sweden 2020
Piraten Award Sweden 2020
Aftonbladet Literature Prize Sweden – Köttets tid Carnality 2019
Shortlisted for Swedish Radio’s Literature Prize Sweden – Köttets tid Carnality 2019
Shortlisted for the Europese Literatuurprijs the Netherlands – De polyglotta älskarna The Polyglot Lovers 2019
Shortlisted for the Prix des Lecteurs France – De polyglotta älskarna The Polyglot Lovers 2018
PEN Translates Award UK – De polyglotta älskarna The Polyglot Lovers 2017
Svenska Dagbladets Literary Prize Sweden – De polyglotta älskarna The Polyglot Lovers 2016
The August Prize Sweden – De polyglotta älskarna The Polyglot Lovers 2016
Shortlisted for Swedish Radio’s Literature Prize Sweden – Bret Easton Ellis och de andra hundarna Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs 2013
VI Magazine Literary Prize Sweden – Bret Easton Ellis och de andra hundarna Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs 2012
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