Category Archives: The Tattooed Girl

Julie O’Connor’s photographs of Stockholm now on exhibit

The photographer Julie O’Connor, whose “Tattooed Girl Tour” slideshow of images of Stockholm is accessible to the right, was recently in The Weston Forum: Westonite Julie O’Connor is one of a small group of photographers whose work has been selected for … Continue reading

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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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The book title with 91 imitators

Since Steig Larsson’s trilogy–The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest–became a publishing phenomenon in 2009, the title themes have been adopted by a whopping 91 other books. A rather surprising 23 … Continue reading

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The Tattooed Girl: Next Chapter

We are pleased to inform our readers that we have launched a new blog and a new Facebook page for our newest book, Secrets of Inferno: In the Footsteps of Dante and Dan Brown. We hope you’ll join the conversation … Continue reading

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Announcing our new book, Secrets of Inferno

Dear Friends of the “Tattooed Girl” Blog: We hope you’ll be interested in knowing that we’ve done a new book in our “Secrets” series, based on Dan Brown’s recent bestseller, Inferno.  We go well beyond his plot and characters to … Continue reading

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New York Times reports early short story by Stieg Larsson to be published as part of anthology: A Darker Shade of Sweden

According to Julie Bosman at the New York Times, a short story by the 17-year-old Stieg Larsson will be published in English for the first time next year. The unpublished story is part of a new anthology of crime fiction, … Continue reading

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Noomi Rapace and Niels Arden Oplev re-team for Dead Man Down

Alex Billington of FirstShowing.net reports on this gritty thriller, due in theaters in March, which reunites Noomi Rapace, the star of the three-part Scandinavian-made film series based on Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, with the trilogy’s Danish director,  Niels Arden Oplev. … 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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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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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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