Bestsellers in Sweden, August 2010

by Peter

(English title in parenthesis if available)

  1. Den farliga leken, Mari Jungstedt
  2. De ensamma, Håkan Nesser
  3. Blodläge, Johan Theorin (A Place of Blood)
  4. Vårlik, Mons Kallentoft
  5. Pansarhjärta, Jo Nesbø (The Leopard)
  6. Oväntat besök på Star Street, Marian Keyes
  7. Drömmen förde dej vilse, Anna Jansson
  8. Lobbyisten, Thomas Bodström
  9. Utrensning, Sofi Oksanen (Purge)
  10. I grunden utan skuld, Viveca Sten

For the moment the Swedes seem to mostly be reading Swedish authors, with some notable exceptions: Jo Nesbo (from Norway), Marian Keyes, and Sofi Oksanen (from Finland, and winner of the Nordic Council prize for the best Nordic novel 2010). Oksanen’s book has already been translated and is available, while Theorin’s and Nesbo’s books are available for preorder and will be released in 2011.

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