Niklas Natt och Dag

Niklas Natt och Dag (b. 1979) debuted as an author with the historical literary novel The Wolf and the Watchman. Natt och Dag himself has an undeniable connection to Swedish history, being a member of the oldest surviving noble family in Sweden. When he isn’t writing or reading, Natt och Dag enjoys playing the guitar, mandolin, violin, or the Japanese bamboo flute, shakuhachi.
Niklas Natt och Dag lives in Stockholm with his wife and their two sons.

Awards

Prix Nouvelles Voix du Polar (Best Translated Crime Fiction - Finalist ) France – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2020
The Icepick Translation Award (Best Translated Crime Fiction) Iceland – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2020
City of Stockholm's Honorary Award Sweden 2020
Shortlisted for the Storytel Awards (Best Fiction) Sweden – 1794 The City Between the Bridges 2019
Longlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger UK – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2019
Shortlisted for the Golden Bullet Award Norway – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2019
Shortlisted for LiveLib Readers’ Choice Awards (Best Crime Novel) Russia – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Storytel Awards (Best Fiction) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Crimetime Specsavers Award (Crime Debut of the Year) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
Book of the Year Award Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2018
The Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award (Best Debut) Sweden – 1793 The Wolf and the Watchman 2017
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Bibliography

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The official Swedish bestseller lists for 2021

The official bestseller lists for 2021 in Sweden have been announced and the hardcover fiction list sees Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 at No. 2. This bestselling final part of Natt och Dag’s Bellman noir trilogy also appears at No. 5 on the e-book list, together with Liza Marklund’s acclaimed first installment in her highly anticipated new trilogy, The Polar Circle at No. 4.

Måns Mosesson’s intimate portrayal of Tim Bergling, Tim – The Official Biography of Avicii, grabs the No. 5 spot on the hardcover non-fiction list.

David Sundin’s children’s book debut and instant bestseller, The Book That Did Not Want To Be Read, comes in at No. 3 on the children’s list.

The paperback list sees Storm Watch, the first installment in the immensely popular August Strindberg series by Kristina Ohlsson, come in at No. 2 and Björn Natthiko Lindeblad’s beloved and moving non-fiction work, I May Be Wrong, at No. 5.

I May Be Wrong also claims the No. 2 spot on the audio list.

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Dagens Nyheter’s 30 Best Crime Novels of 2021

Dagens Nyheter, Sweden’s largest national newspaper, has announced a list of this year’s best crime novels which features and praises Liza Marklund’s The Polar Circle, Johan Theorin’s Weathered Bones, Sara Osman’s Everything We Didn’t Say, Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 and Anders de la Motte & Måns Nilsson’s A House to Die For.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Anders Hansen’s Brain Blues continues to top the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcover non-fiction, coming in at No. 1 for the third consecutive week. Kristina Ohlsson’s Icebreaker sits steadily at No. 1 on the e-book list and No. 2 on the hardcover list also this week, while Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 comes in at No. 3 in hardcover.

Kiefer Lee;Annika Marklund; Stellan Herner; Linnéa Jonasson Bernholm; Stefan Tell; Thron Ullberg

The Adlibris Awards 2021

The nominees for 2021’s Adlibris Awards have been announced. Adlibris is the leading book retailer in the Nordics and the Adlibris Award was founded in 2019 to celebrate the site’s greatest titles. The 10 nominated titles in the 9 respective categories have been selected by a jury of Adlibris employees from all works published in 2021.

Fredrik Backman’s The Winners and Jonas Gardell’s A Happier Year are shortlisted in the ’Fiction’ category.

Amongst the nominated titles in the ‘Crime Fiction’ category are Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 and Liza Marklund’s The Polar Circle.

Måns Mosesson’s just published Tim – The official Biography of Avicii is nominated in the Non-fiction category.

Two titles by David Sundin are nominated in the ‘Childrens’ category – The Book That Really Did Not Want To Be Read is shortlisted for ‘Children’s 0-6’ while his upcoming Trollformler och besvärjelser is nominated for ‘Children’s 6-12’.

Fans have until December 8 to cast their votes in each respective category. The winners will be announced on January 25, 2022.

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Photo credits: Kiefer Lee; Annika Marklund; Stellan Herner; Linnéa Jonasson Bernholm; Stefan Tell; Thron Ullberg

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‘Brain Blues’ and ‘1795’ on the weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Anders Hansen’s just published Brain Blues goes straight to No. 1 on both the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcover non-fiction and the equivalent for e-books, while also claiming the No. 3 spot in the audio category. Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 comes in at No. 2 on the e-book list this week.

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Natt och Dag, Hansen and Ahrnstedt on the October bestseller lists

Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 claims top placements on the official Swedish bestseller lists for the month of October across all formats, coming in at No. 1 on the hardcover and e-book list and No. 2 on the audio list. Anders Hansen’s Brain Blues, published only three days before the end of the month, grabs the No. 3 spot on the non-fiction list, while Simona Ahrnstedt’s The Queen of the Night takes the No. 5 spot on the e-book list.

The weekly Swedish bestseller lists

Niklas Natt och Dag’s 1795 continues to top the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcover fiction, keeping its No. 1 spot for the third consecutive week. Simona Ahrnstedt’s just published The Queen of the Night enters the e-book list at No. 4.

Niklas Natt och Dag No. 1 in Sweden

Niklas Natt och Dag’s third and final part of the Bellman noir trilogy, 1795, stays put at No. 1 on the official Swedish bestseller list for the second consecutive week, claiming the top position in hardcover, audio and e-book this week.

The weekly Swedish bestseller list

Niklas Natt och Dag’s just published 1795 grabs the No. 1 spots on both the hardcover list and the e-book list this week, also coming in at No. 3 in audio. Meanwhile, the children’s list sees Kristina Ohlsson’s The Ghost Detectives and the Case of the Ghastly Shadow, book one in her new Ghost Detectives series, debut at No. 3. Also debuting but on the audio list is Arne Dahl with Meltdown, which claims the No. 4 placement.

‘1795’ published in Sweden

1795 is the third and final part of the Bellman noir trilogy.

Like a wounded animal, Tycho Ceton prowls the city, working on a scheme to reclaim the honor that was taken from him. He will cause a such a spectacular and shocking mayhem as no one has ever witnessed before in this wondrous and foul city of Stockholm.

Emil Winge is determined to stop him. But he can sense how the support for his hunt is fading. The paranoid powers that be have more important things to do, and his partner-in-arms, Mickel Cardell, is preoccupied by his own search for Anna Stina Knapp, who went missing after the death of her children.

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