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Stieg and Eva, Sam and Suzanne

Readers of this blog are well aware of the tragedy that has befallen Eva Gabrielsson, the life partner of Stieg Larsson, who has been denied any right to his literary or financial estate. Under Swedish inheritance law, common-law partners cannot … Continue reading

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The Expo Files: A New Book of Nonfiction Journalism for Stieg Larsson Fans

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

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Eva Gabrielsson Continues Her Quest

The irony is striking, even if unintended: Eva Gabrielsson will be giving an author’s talk over the Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia. She is returning to our shores presumably to again promote her book, “There are Things I Want You … Continue reading

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A YA Novelist/Lawyer Imagines Stieg Larsson’s Consuming Passion for Writing his Millennium Trilogy

We enjoyed reading the recent blog post of Francisco Stork, a YA novelist who has also had a long career as an attorney. In it, Stork imagines how Larsson might have approached the self-motivation to write his novels, having never … Continue reading

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Fans of Stieg Larsson and Lisbeth Salander may want to get ready for The Hunger Games movie:

There is some crossover in the fan bases of author Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games (and the rest of her trilogy) and Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (and the rest of his trilogy)—but not much. That’s largely … Continue reading

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The Fictional Mikael Blomkvist as Role Model for Journalists…According to the Columbia Journalism Review:

In a piece entitled “The Girl Who Loved Journalists,” Eric Alterman wrote about Stieg Larsson and his fiction characters’ impact on the debate over the future of journalism. Alterman is a distinguished professor of English and journalism at Brooklyn College and the … Continue reading

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Fans of Lisbeth Salander should not miss this one: The Tattooed Girl reviewed

We were pleased to see The Tattooed Girl reviewed by Särah Nour on her blog. Excerpts follow: Love it or hate it, Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series has a ubiquitous presence not only in pop culture but also in political theory, feminist theory and Swedish … Continue reading

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