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Why I wish the United States could hire Lisbeth Salander (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”) to retaliate against Putin’s Russia

By Dan Burstein* There’s a big problem with President Obama’s retaliatory steps taken against the regime of Vladimir Putin over Russian hacking into the American electoral process. No, the problem isn’t that the Russians aren’t guilty or don’t deserve it—they … Continue reading

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Christmas with Lisbeth and Mikael

If you want to celebrate Christmas in Tattooed Girl style, you are in luck. In our 2011 book, The Tattooed Girl: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson and the Secrets Behind the Most Compelling Thrillers of Our Time, we looked into … Continue reading

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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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