Category Archives: Lisbeth Salander

Lisbeth and Larsson Live On

Several new books and other cultural works call to mind the legacy of Stieg Larsson as an author and the unforgettable power of his character, Lisbeth Salander. A Darker Shade of Sweden, edited by our colleague John-Henri Holmberg (co-author of The Tattooed … Continue reading

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Fiction crosses over into real life with “Salander” hacker in Spanish enclave Melilla

According to reports in Spain’s leading newspaper, El País, there is a real-life hacker calling herself “Salander” after Stieg Larsson’s fictional Lisbeth Salander made famous by the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series. The new Salander apparently operates from Melilla, … Continue reading

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Vogue features Rooney Mara on its cover

The February issue of Vogue features a profile of actress Rooney Mara, who played Lisbeth Salander in the Hollywood/David Fincher version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo movie that debuted in December 2011. It’s a worthwhile character study of the Academy Award … Continue reading

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Flash! Lisbeth Salander Joins the Rolling Stones!

The Rolling Stones, who for decades have managed to make themselves relevant to the trends of the day, have done it again with their recently released video of their hit, “Doom and Gloom.” And it is so 2012: Zombies, environmental … Continue reading

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo graphic novel trailer

In case you haven’t seen it yet, check out the trailer for the DC Comics graphic novel adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. What do you think of this adaptation, and the fact that they’ve made a trailer for … Continue reading

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Denise Mina, Graphic Novel Adapter of Stieg Larsson’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Shares Her Insights about Lisbeth Salander

The well-respected Scottish crime writer and playwright, Denise Mina, who recently adapted The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for DC’s graphic novel version, was recently interviewed by Casey Burchby for Publisher’s Weekly. The interview revealed some interesting insights into Lisbeth Salander and … Continue reading

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The Men Who Hate Women

Our headline here reflects, of course, the original title of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy. The theme deservedly generated a lot more attention to the plague of violence against women, not just in Sweden but internationally (see Chapter 7 of The Tattooed Girl, for example). Now, three Swedish academics … Continue reading

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The Emancipation of Lisbeth Salander…a guest blog post.

We are pleased to present a guest blog post by Jill Yesko. We welcome these kind of commentaries from readers of The Tattooed Girl blog. The Emancipation of Lisbeth Salander By Jill Yesko Throughout the Millennium Trilogy, Lisbeth Salander unequivocally … Continue reading

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Lisbeth Gets Yet Another Makeover: A sneak peek at ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ graphic novel

To whet our continuing appetite for all things Stieg Larsson, DC Vertigo Comics has released a five-page prequel to their soon-to-come interpretation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The Fincher movie was an adaptation. The teaser for the graphic novel hints … Continue reading

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Noomi Rapace, the Original Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, on the Cover of the New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine features an in-depth look at actress Noomi Rapace, whose new Hollywood movies—including Brian de Palma’s Passion and Ridley Scott’s Prometheus (a film that “shares its DNA with Scott’s Alien,” although it specifically not supposed to be a prequel or a sequel) are … Continue reading

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