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Charles Wright, America’s New Poet Laureate, has been reading “the Scandinavians”

The newly named Poet Laureate of the United States, Charles Wright, has said in interviews that since retiring from his professorship at the University of Virginia, he has more time to indulge his interest in reading things he had tried … Continue reading

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Keeping the “Real” Stieg Larsson Alive

Eva Gabrielsson, Stieg Larsson’s lifetime companion, made headlines around the world in February by giving Sweden’s leading newspaper access to fifteen boxes of Larsson’s research into the 1986 assassination of its then-prime minister Olof Palme, a murder that has never been … Continue reading

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New York Times Magazine cover story brings memories of Ronald Niedermann

The New York Times Magazine devoted its cover story on November 18 to the struggle of Ashlyn Blocker, a teenage girl in Georgia who has a congenital condition that makes her insensitive to pain. Congenital insensitivity to pain (also known as … 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 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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Those bloody Scandinavians

People have pointed out that Nordic Noir says a lot about social issues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland; about the dark reaches of the mind, in detectives and criminals alike; and even something about a world culture that’s so … 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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What’s wrong with this picture?

The connection between literature and food is a long and important one and is certainly a notable thread throughout the Millennium books. Given our own appetites for both we perked up when we came upon a blog post calling attention to a photo series entitled Fictitious … Continue reading

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“The Poet of the Space Age”: In Memory of Ray Bradbury

In the commentary that follows, John-Henri Holmberg, co-author of The Tattooed Girl, longtime friend of Stieg Larsson’s, and expert on science fiction, shares some of his thoughts on the recent death of Ray Bradbury, who passed away at 91. As … Continue reading

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Lisbeth, Graphically Yours

As we previewed last October and this January, DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint will publish a graphic version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo this coming November. Just released is the comic book world’s equivalent of a trailer: a free 24-page special edition preview … Continue reading

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