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Lena Andersson (b. 1970) is a novelist and columnist for Dagens Nyheter, Sweden’s largest morning paper. She lives in Stockholm where she is considered one of the country’s sharpest contemporary analysts. In 2013 she was awarded the prestigious August Prize for her fifth novel Wilful Disregard. 

In 2016 she was received the critics’ award Lagercrantzen for being “a rational voice in an irrational time.”

 


AWARDS

2013 The August Prize

2013 Svenska dagbladets litterära pris

2013 Guldpennan

2016 Lagercrantzen


AGENT

Magdalena Hedlund

magdalena@hedlundagency.se
Phone: +46 70-669 05 68


IN THE NEWS

New novel by Lena Andersson!

19 April 2018

This year’s most anticipated novel is here! After more than 500 000 copies sold of her previous works, award winning Lena Andersson publishes her new novel, Svea’s son. A tender, funny and forgiving portrait of the wood workshop teacher Ragnar Johansson and a razor-sharp comedic rendering of the progress and ruin of the industrial welfare state.

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