Quote of the Day“The real kick in reading Larsson’s trilogy is his clever, repeated expression of a rarely spoken truth: In a world that underpays and undervalues their very existence, women aren’t out for revenge. They’re out for justice.” — Billy Frolick, The Huffington Post.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A new book has been published in English in the UK called The Expo Files, which anthologizes some of the best of Stieg Larsson’s journalistic pieces for Expo, the Swedish political magazine that he wrote for and edited for the last … Continue reading