EarlyWord posted this brief item about “Swedish Noir”— authors who write in a similar style to Stieg Larsson. Along with this short article is a link (USA Today) to outlines of the plots of each novel mentioned. Lastly, Dierdre Donahue explains which Scandinavian authors are on book tour this summer in the states.
The book on the lower right will be Henning Mankell’s last in his very well-liked series featuring somber Kurt Wallander. NPR had a short interview with the author this morning asking abut his decision to “kill” off his character. Shira S.