Tuesday, 2 June 2009

The book harvest

News of forthcoming Finland-Swedish titles this autumn: Hbl has a list of the new books, which will include Glitterscenen (Söderströms/Teos), Monika Fagerholm's sequel to her novel Den amerikanska flickan. There are also novels by Emma Juslin, Fredrik Lång and Kjell Westö, and the poetry list includes collections by Mary-Ann Bäcksbacka, Martin Enckell, Håkan Kulves, Henrika Ringbom, Peter Sandelin and Matilda Södergran.

2 comments:

  1. Funny you should mention Matilda Södergran. The surname is, of course, memorable, but she's this month's pin-up on the Ny Tid poetry calendar. After a month of Oscar Rossi, I shall be looking at her for a month. But all I've seen of her poetry is the one prose-poem on the calendar.

    Another surprise is Martin Enckell. Someone told me last year that people were trying to persuade him to return to poetry. Well, they must have succeeded.

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  2. There are quite a few reviews of Matilda Södergran's debut collection on the Web, and also one or two poems. These links - here and here - may give some idea of her work.

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