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Wonderful review for German edition of Blood Bound!

13 August 2018

Der Spiegel in Germany has published a beautiful review of Augustin Erba's heartwarming and heartbreaking novel Blood Bound (Die Auffällige Merkwürdigkeit des Lebens, Ullstein, August 2018). Congratulations, Augustin Erba! Proud agents are we! Find the full review here!

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Hedlund Agency proudly welcomes esteemed essayist Sara Danius!

7 August 2018

We begin our cooperation by presenting Danius short book On Bob Dylan, published by Albert Bonniers Förlag in Sweden. In the history of the Swedish Academy, the decision to award Bob Dylan the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature is a sensational one. What made it happen? In this richly illustrated volume, containing dozens of unknown black-and-white photographs, Sara Danius provides a unique look into the deliberations behind the 2016 Nobel Prize,...

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Cannes award for Border!

22 May 2018

The movie "Border", based on John Ajvide Lindqvist's short story Gräns and directed by film maker Ali Abbasi, has won the Cannes film festival prize Un Certain Regard. It is a genre-bending Nordic puzzler and it emerged victorious in a varied international field of 18 titles from newcomers and established festival favorites alike, with Sergei Loznitsa’s “Donbass,” Meryem Benm’Barek’s “Sofia,” João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora’s “The Dead and the Others” and...

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Lena Andersson no. 3 on the Swedish bestseller list for April!

17 May 2018

Lena Andersson's new novel Svea's son is on third place on the official Swedish bestseller list for the month of April. The book was published on the 12th of April and apart from selling extremely well, it has also received excellent reviews. A selection below: “…what unites the two Esther novels and Svea’s Son is the issue of being true to oneself, of daring to and being able to. And...

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