Backman’s ‘The Winners’ No. 1 in Sweden

The Winners, Fredrik Backman’s final installment in his beloved trilogy about Beartown, comes in at No. 1 on the official Swedish bestseller list for hardcover fiction this week.

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‘Innocence’ opera nominated in two categories at the Culture Gala in Finland

The opera Innocence, with the libretto written by Sofi Oksanen, has been nominated for the Cultural Achievement of the Year in Finland. Innocence is also nominated in the category International Achievement.

Voting for Cultural Achievement of the Year will continue through November 9th, and the winners will be announced at the Culture Gala in Tammerfors on November 25th.

‘As You Sow’ No. 1 on Der Spiegel’s bestseller list

The just published ‘As You Sow‘ by Hjorth & Rosenfeldt enters the official German bestseller list for hardcover fiction as No.1.

Liza Marklund and Johan Theorin shortlisted for the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award

Liza Marklund and Johan Theorin have both been shortlisted for the prestigious 2021 Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award for ‘Best Swedish Crime Novel’. Marklund is nominated for The Polar Circle and Theorin for his upcoming title Weathered Bones.

The winning author will be announced during the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Festival in Eskilstuna on November 19-21.

‘As You Sow’ No. 1 and ‘Trust Me’ No. 3 on the Swedish bestseller list for the third quarter

A round-up of the bestselling titles of July, August and September in Sweden has been released and it features Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt’s ‘As You Sow‘ in the No. 1 spot across all genres. As You Sow is the seventh installment in the Sebastian Bergman series. Hans Roslund’s stand-alone installment in the Hoffman & Grens series, ‘Trust Me‘ nabs the No. 3 spot

 

‘Anxious People’ No. 4 on Amazon UK

As Amazon UK lists the Top 20 Most Sold Books of the Week, Fredrik Backman’s Anxious People can be found at No. 4 in the fiction category.

Trailer premiere for ‘The Day of the Lord’

The trailer has been released for the awaited TV series The Day of the Lord.

The Day of the Lord is set to premiere on C More November 1 and then on TV 4 November 11.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama embraces Björn Natthiko Lindeblad’s ‘I May Be Wrong’

His Holiness the Dalai Lama endorses Björn Natthiko Lindeblad’s I May Be Wrong with the following quote:

“With our potential to maintain a peaceful state of mind, it is possible to remain optimistic in the face of difficulties. Björn Natthiko Lindeblad, a former forest monk in Thailand, relates his experience of training to properly direct his thoughts which can benefit all.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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The first photos of Aliette Opheim in ‘The Day of the Lord’

C More has released the first photos of Aliette Opheim in her role as the Bride of Christ in the anticipated TV series The Day of the Lord.

The six-part drama is based on the novel of the same title (orig. title: Knutby) by Jonas Bonnier. Bonnier also serves as screenwriter on the series, accompanied by head writer Fredrik Agetoft and episode writer Anna Platt.

The Day of the Lord is set to premiere on C More November 1 and then on TV 4 November 11.

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.