Meet Fredrik Backman. The most popular Swedish author since Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” series. If you haven’t heard of him you have probably heard of his first book “A Man Called Ove.” (In Sweden it is titled “En man som heter Ove.”) Ove, is a lonely curmudgeon who screams at his… More Who Is Ove and Fredrik Backman?
Sigrid Undset was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928 for which she was nominated by Helga Eng, member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. She was born on May 20, 1882 in Kalundborg, Denmark, but her family moved to Norway when she was two years old. She… More Celebrating Sigrid Undset: Norwegian Writer