Books

This page lists some recent book translations by SELTA members.

AND EVERY MORNING THE WAY HOME GETS LONGER AND LONGERNew Section

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer: A Novella

Written by Fredrik Backman

Translated by Alice Menzies

Atria Books (US), November 2016

BEARTOWN

Beartown

Written by Fredrik Backman

Translated by Neil Smith

Sceptre, May 2017

PALME: A LIFE IN IMAGES

Palme: A Life in Images

Written by Henrik Berggren and Jacob Forsell

Translated by Anna Paterson

Max Ström (Sweden), July 2016

DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD: MARKINGS OF HIS LIFE

Dag Hammarskjöld: Markings of His Life

Written by Henrik Berggren

Translated by Anna Paterson

Max Ström (Sweden), October 2016

THE READERS OF BROKEN WHEEL RECOMMEND

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Written by Katarina Bivald

Translated by Alice Menzies

Vintage, September 2016

MY EUROPEAN FAMILY

My European Family: The First Fifty-Four Thousand Years

Written by Karin Bojs

Translated by Fiona Graham

Bloomsbury Sigma, March 2017

THE LITTLE ELEPHANT WHO WANTS TO FALL ASLEEP

The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep

Written by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin

Translated by Neil Smith

Ladybird, October 2016
 

Beyond Borealism

Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North

Edited by Ian Giles, Laura Chapot, Christian Cooijmans, Ryan
Foster and Barbara Tesio

Norvik Press, November 2016

STURE HOF: MENUS 2005-2016

Sture Hof: Menus 2005-2016

Written by Peter Kihlgård and Johan Petterson

Translated by Chris Hall

Albert Bonniers Förlag (Sweden), November 2016

MASTER DETECTIVE

Master Detective: A Kalle Blomqvist Mystery

Written by Astrid Lindgren

Translated by Susan Beard

OUP, May 2017

IN EVERY MOMENT WE ARE STILL ALIVE

In Every Moment We Are Still Alive

Written by Tom Malmquist

Translated by Henning Koch

Sceptre, May 2017

AFTER THE FIRE

After the Fire

Written by Henning Mankell

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Harvill Secker, May 2017

QUICKSAND

Quicksand

Written by Henning Mankell

Translated by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy

Vintage, February 2017

THE ANATOMY OF INEQUALITY

The Anatomy of Inequality

Written by Per Molander

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Melville House, August 2016

THE SILENCED

The Silenced

Written by Anders de la Motte

Translated by Neil Smith

HarperCollins, May 2017

LITTLE SISTER RABBIT AND THE FOX

Little Sister Rabbit and the Fox

Written by Ulf Nilsson and Eva Eriksson

Translated by Susan Beard

Floris Books, January 2017

LITTLE SISTER RABBIT GETS LOST

Little Sister Rabbit Gets Lost

Written by Ulf Nilsson and Eva Eriksson

Translated by Susan Beard

Floris Books, January 2017
 

THE SILVER BOY

The Silver Boy

Written by Kristina Ohlsson

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Random House Children’s / Jonathan Cape, February 2017

THE WHITE CITY

The White City

Written by Karolina Ramqvist

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Black Cat/Grove (US), February 2017

THE CHOSEN ONES

The Chosen Ones

Written by Steve Sem-Sandberg

Translated by Anna Paterson

Faber, February 2017

GUILTLESS

Guiltless

Written by Viveca Sten

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Amazon Crossing, May 2017

WHO WATCHETH

Who Watcheth

Written by Helene Tursten

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Soho Press (US), December 2016

NAONDEL

Naondel

Written by Maria Turtschaninoff

Translated by Annie Prime

Pushkin Press, April 2017

The Wednesday Club

The Wednesday Club

Written by Kjell Westö

Translated by Neil Smith

MacLehose Press, May 2016

The Other Son

The Other Son

Written by Alexander Söderberg

Translated by Neil Smith

Vintage, July 2016 (paperback)

The Gravity of Love

The Gravity of Love

Written by Sara Stridsberg

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner

MacLehose Press, November 2016

Good Girls Don't Tell

Good Girls Don't Tell

Written by Liselotte Roll

Translated by Ian Giles

World Editions, November 2016

The Sword of Justice

The Sword of Justice

Written by Leif GW Persson

Translated by Neil Smith

Black Swan, June 2016

The Dying Detective

The Dying Detective

Written by Leif GW Persson

Translated by Neil Smith

Doubleday, June 2016

Buried Lies

Buried Lies

Written by Kristina Ohlsson

Translated by Neil Smith

Simon & Schuster, September 2016

The Living and the Dead in Winsford

The Living and the Dead in Winsford

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Laurie Thompson

Pan, February 2016 (paperback)

The Final Word

The Final Word

Written by Liza Marklund

Translated by Neil Smith

Corgi, June 2016

A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45

A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45

Written by Astrid Lindgren

Translated by Sarah Death

Pushkin Press, October 2016

Mårbacka

Mårbacka

Written by Selma Lagerlöf

Translated by Sarah Death

Norvik Press, September 2016

Anna Svärd

Anna Svärd

Written by Selma Lagerlöf

Translated by Linda Schenck

Norvik Press, April 2016

Stalker

Stalker

Written by Lars Kepler

Translated by Neil Smith

HarperCollins, May 2016

The Invoice

The Invoice

Written by Jonas Karlsson

Translated by Neil Smith

Hogarth, January 2016

The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There

Written by Michael Hjorth & Hans Rosenfeldt

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Century, June 2016

Souls of Air

Souls of Air

Written by Mons Kallentoft

Translated by Neil Smith

Hodder, October 2016 (paperback)

The Wandering Pine

The Wandering Pine

Written by P O Enquist

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner

MacLehose Press, May 2016 (paperback)

The Faraway North: Scandinavian Folk Ballads

The Faraway North: Scandinavian Folk Ballads

Translated by Ian Cumpstey

Skadi Press, June 2016

Swedish Dads

Swedish Dads

Written by Johan Bävman

Translated by Nichola Smalley

Self-published, December 2015

Hammarskjöld: A Life

Hammarskjöld: A Life

Written by Henrik Berggren

Translated by Anna Paterson

Max Ström, September 2016

Palme: A Life

Palme: A Life

Written by Henrik Berggren

Translated by Anna Paterson

Max Ström, May 2016

Britt-Marie Was Here

Britt-Marie Was Here

Written by Fredrik Backman

Translated by Henning Koch

Sceptre, May 2016

I Am Behind You

I Am Behind You

Written by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Quercus, July 2016

Historical Dictionary of Sweden

Historical Dictionary of Sweden (3rd enlarged edition) 

Written by Elisabeth Elgan and Irene Scobbie

Rowman & Littlefield, September 2015

The Parable Book

The Parable Book

Written by Per Olov Enquist

Translated by Deborah Bragan Turner

MacLehose Press, June 2016

The Mountain Grave

The Mountain Grave

Written by Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Century, June 2016

Clinch

Clinch

Written by Martin Holmén

Translated by Henning Koch

Pushkin Press, May 2016

Days at Drottningholm

Days at Drottningholm

Written by Princess Christina Mrs Magnuson in collaboration with Carl Otto Werkelid

Translated by Sarah Death

Bonnier Fakta, May 2016

Quicksand

Quicksand

Written by Henning Mankell

Translated by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy

Harvill Secker, February 2016

A Summer with Kim Novak

A Summer with Kim Novak

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Saskia Vogel

World Editions, December 2015

Hour of The Wolf

Hour of the Wolf

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Laurie Thompson

Pantheon Books, January 2016

How to Murder a Foreign Minister: the Assassination of Anna Lindh

How to Murder a Foreign Minister: the Assassination of Anna Lindh

Written by Tomas Nilsson

Translated by Marie Andersson

Tomas Nilsson Förlag, February 2016

A Brief Stop on the Road to Auschwitz

A Brief Stop on the Road to Auschwitz (paperback)

Written by Göran Rosenberg

Translated by Sarah Death

Granta, November 2015

Very Rarely Nice

Very Rarely Nice

Written by Sami Said

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Frisch & Co, January 2016

The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits

The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits

Written by Ulf Stark

Translated by Susan Beard

Floris Books, January 2016

Crow Girl

Crow Girl

Written by Erik Axl Sund

Translated by Neil Smith

Harvill Secker, April 2016

The Poet Who Created Herself: Selected Letters of Edith Södergran (2nd ed)

The Poet Who Created Herself: Selected Letters of Edith Södergran (2nd edition)

Written by Edith Södergran

Translated by Silvester Mazzarella

Norvik Press, June 2015

The Key

The Key

Written by Sara Elfgren and Mats Strandberg

Translated by Anna Paterson

Arrow Books in association with Hammer, January 2015

The Other Woman

The Other Woman

Written by Therese Bohman

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Other Press, February 2016

Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Written by Lars Gustafsson

Translated by John Irons

Bloodaxe, November 2015

Smile of a Midsummer Night: A Picture of Sweden

Smile of a Midsummer Night: A Picture of Sweden​

Written by Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner

Armchair Traveller at the bookHaus, March 2015

The Man Who Watched Women

The Man Who Watched Women 

(Re-issue)

Written by Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeldt

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Penguin Random House, June 2015

The Strange Case of Thomas Quick

The Strange Case of Thomas Quick

Written by Dan Josefsson

Translated by Anna Paterson

Granta/Portobello Books, September 2015

Water Angels

Water Angels

Written by Mons Kellentoft

Translated by Neil Smith

Hodder & Staughton, April 2015

Nothing But Fun In Noisy Village

Nothing But Fun In Noisy Village 

Written by Astrid Lindgren

Translated by Susan Beard

Oxford University Press, January 2016

The Living and the Dead in Winsford

The Living and the Dead in Winsford

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Laurie Thompson

Mantle, July 2015

The Chosen

The Chosen

Written by Kristina Ohlsson

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Simon & Schuster, September 2015

The Chosen Ones

The Chosen Ones

Written by Steve Sem-Sandberg

Translated by Anna Paterson

Faber & Faber, February 2016

Still Waters

The Still Waters

Written by Viveca Sten

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

USA: Amazon Crossing, October 2015

The Other Son

The Other Son

Written by Alexander Söderberg

Translated by Neil Smith

Crown Publishing, July 2015

The Voices Beyond

The Voices Beyond

Written by Johan Theorin

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Transworld, July 2015

The Treacherous Net

The Treacherous Net

Written by Helene Tursten

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

USA: Soho Press, January 2016

Bret Easton Ellis and Other Dogs

Bret Easton Ellis and Other Dogs

Written by Linda Wolff

Translated by Frank Perry

And Other Stories, January 2016

Maresi

Maresi

Written by Maria Turtschaninoff

Translated by Annie Prime

Pushkin Children's Books, January 2016

Come Unto Me

Come Unto Me

Written by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

in Fearie Tales - Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome

(ed. Stephen Jones) (reprint)

Jo Fletcher Books, October 2015

Mine-Wife

Mine-Wife

(Short Story)

Written by Karin Tidbeck

Translated by Silvester Mazzarella

WordsWithoutBorders.org, January 2015

Wilful Disregard: A Novel About Love

Wilful Disregard: A Novel About Love

Written by Lena Andersson

Translated by Sarah Death

Picador, June 2015

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend​

Written by Katarina Bivald

Translated by Alice Menzies

Chatto & Windus, June 2015

The Wandering Pine: Life as a Novel

The Wandering Pine: Life As A Novel​

Written by Per Olov Enquist

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner

MacLehose Press, January 2015

strata

strata

Written by Helena Eriksson

Translated by Jan Teeland & Wendy Klein

Shearsman Books, June 2014

The Yellowest Dress

The Yellowest Dress

Written by Monica Fagerholm

Translated by Sarah Death

in: Archive Play (the photography of Hertta Kiiski and Niina Watanen) 

Kehrer Verlag, August 2014

One Evening in October I Rowed Out On the Lake

One Evening In October I Rowed Out On The Lake

Written by Tua Forsström

Translated by David McDuff

Bloodaxe Books, January 2015

She is Not Me

She Is Not Me

Written by Golnaz Hashemzadeh

Translated by Katarina Tucker

World Editions, May 2015

The Woman Who Borrowed Memories: Selected Stories

The Woman Who Borrowed Memories: Selected Stories

Written by Tove Jansson

Translated by Thomas Teal and Silvester Mazzarella

New York Review Books, October 2014

Water Angels

Water Angels​

Written by Mons Kallentoft

Translated by Neil Smith

Hodder & Stoughton, April 2015

Charlotte Löwensköld

Charlotte Löwensköld

Written by Selma Lagerlöf

Translated by Linda Schenck

Norvik Press, December 2014

The Room

The Room

Written by Jonas Karlsson

Translated by Neil Smith

Hogarth, January 2015

Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?

Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?​

Written by Katrine Marçal

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Portobello Books, March 2015

Without A Trace

Without A Trace

Written by Liza Marklund

Translated by Neil Smith

Corgi, June 2015

The Summer of Kim Novak

The Summer Of Kim Novak​

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Saskia Vogel

World Editions, June 2015

The Glass Children

The Glass Children​

Written by Kristina Ohlsson 

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Jonathan Cape, October 2014

Hostage

Hostage

Written by Kristina Ohlsson

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Simon & Schuster, September 2014

A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz

A Brief Stop On The Road From Auschwitz​

Written by Göran Rosenberg

Translated by Sarah Death

Granta Books, November 2014

The Other Son

The Other Son​

Written by Alexander Söderberg 

Translated by Neil Smith

Harvill Secker, July 2015

Stallo

Stallo

Written by Stefan Spjut

Translated by Susan Beard

Faber & Faber, June 2015

Where the Hollyhocks Come From

Where The Hollyhocks Come From​

Written by Amanda Svensson

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Readux Books, June 2014

Deep Sea

Deep Sea ​

Written by Annika Thor

Translated by Linda Schenck

Random House Books for Young Adult Readers, January 2015

The Beige Man

The Beige Man​

Written by Helene Tursten

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Soho Crime, February 2015

The Expedition

The ExpeditionThe Expedition: A Love Story

Written by Bea Uusma

Translated by Agnes Broomé

Head of Zeus, October 2014

Into a Raging Blaze

Into a Raging Blaze

Written by Andreas Norman

Translated by Ian Giles

Quercus, July 2014

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

Written by Fredrik Backman

Translated by Henning Koch

Sceptre, July 2014

The Children of Noisy Village

The Children of Noisy Village

Written by Astrid Lindgren, illustrated by Tony Ross

Translated by Susan Beard

Oxford University Press, June 2014

To the Top of the Mountain

To the Top of the Mountain

Written by Arne Dahl

Translated by Alice Menzies

Harvill Secker, June 2014

Jogo Bonito

Jogo Bonito

Written by Henrik Brandão Jönsson

Translated by Nichola Smalley

Yellow Jersey Press, June 2014

The Garden

The Garden

Written by Magnus Florin

Translated by Harry Watson

Vagabond Voices, May 2014

The Lesson

'The Lesson' (short story)

Written by Cilla Naumann

Translated by Saskia Vogel

Readux Books, February 2014

[game], [buzz] and [bubble]

[game], [buzz] and [bubble][game], [buzz] and [bubble]

(Three books published jointly in UK and USA)

Written by Anders de la Motte

Translated by Neil Smith

Blue Door, December 2013

Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words

Tove Jansson: Life, Art, WordsTove Jansson: Life, Art, Words

Written by Boel Westin

Translated by Silvester Mazzarella

Sort Of Books, November 2013

I Am Zlatan Ibrahimović

I Am Zlatan IbrahimovićI Am Zlatan Ibrahimović

Written by Zlatan Ibrahimović and David Lagercrantz

Translated by Ruth Urbom

Penguin UK, September 2013

Shortlisted for the 2013 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow

The Long Shadow

Written by Liza Marklund

Translated by Neil Smith

Corgi, September 2013

He Who Kills the Dragon

He Who Kills the DragonHe Who Kills the Dragon

Written by Leif G W Persson

Translated by Neil Smith

Doubleday, October 2013

The Strangler’s Honeymoon

The Strangler's HoneymoonThe Strangler’s Honeymoon

Written by Håkan Nesser

Translated by Laurie Thompson

Mantle, September 2013

The Disappeared

The DisappearedThe Disappeared

Written by Kristina Ohlsson

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Simon & Schuster, August 2013

The Disciple

The Disciple

The Disciple

Written by Michael Hjort and Hans Rosenfeldt

Translated by Marlaine Delargy

Allen & Unwin, August 2013

Me on the Floor, Bleeding

Me on the Floor, BleedingMe on the Floor, Bleeding

Written by Jenny Jägerfeld

Translated by Susan Beard

Stockholm Text, July 2013

Breathless

BreathlessBreathless

Written by Anne Swärd

Translated by Deborah Bragan-Turner

MacLehose Press, June 2013

Lord Peter and Little Kerstin

Lord Peter and Little KerstinLord Peter and Little Kerstin: Mediaeval Ballads from Sweden

Folktales

Translated by Ian Cumpstey

Northern Displayers, Skadi Press, May 2013

The Andalucian Friend

The Andalucian FriendThe Andalucian Friend

Written by Alexander Söderberg

Translated by Neil Smith

Harvill Secker, March 2013

Inshallah

InshallahInshallah: The Conflict between Israel and Palestine

Written by Donald Boström

Translated by Yvonne King

Bokförlaget Arena Malmö, December 2012