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Will He/She . . . or Won’t He/She?

Will Daniel Craig return? Will Rooney Mara return? Will David Fincher return? The guessing game about a sequel to Hollywood’s Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues, afloat on a sea of speculation — informed, uninformed, half-formed, whatever. The latest twist (red-herring?) in … Continue reading

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“Killer Nashville” selects The Tattooed Girl as Book of the Day

The website KillerNashville.com has selected The Tattooed Girl as its “book of the day.”  The site is an online community of readers and writers of mystery and suspense fiction. See the post by founder Clay Stafford below. Killer Nashville’s Book of the … 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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What Would Stieg Larsson Have Made of WikiLeaks?

Mark W. Davis contributed an interesting commentary to the U.S News website on a theme touched on by The Tattooed Girl: the similarities between aspects of the WikiLeaks phenomenon and the events described in Stieg Larsson’s trilogy. Larsson, of course, had … Continue reading

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CBS: The Men Who Hate Women?

In this week’s entertainment news, we learn that CBS has green-lighted the pilot for a new series to be called “Quean.” The network says the show “concerns an edgy and independent millennial hacker girl who teams up with an Oakland … Continue reading

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“Girl” Withdraws Millions From Box Offices Around the World

Wennerström’s account at Bank of Kroenenfield in the Cayman Islands, containing $260 million…had been emptied the day before Millennium published its exposé. Oh, well. Our prognostication that The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo might not garner great box office has turned out … Continue reading

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What should be done with the “fourth” novel?

Several hundred draft pages from the late Stieg Larsson’s “fourth” novel about Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are known to exist in some form. Claims and issues about the rights to this material, the appropriateness of publishing it, and who … Continue reading

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“Stockholm Syndrome”

In its December issue, Travel and Leisure features an article called Stockholm Syndrome by Reggie Nadelson, which provides one of the better travel guides to visiting Stockholm for fans of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and other novels by … Continue reading

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The three acts of Lisbeth and Mikael

In the evolution of the relationship between Mikael and Lisbeth, Stieg Larsson ended each book with a different scene that could have been drawn out of the Marxist dialectic of history’s progression: Thesis, antithesis, synthesis. What follows is drawn from an … Continue reading

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