Saturday, May 30, 2009

Glass Key Award

Johan Theorin won the Scandinavian prize for Nattfak (Night Blizzard). Theorin is on the far left with the cap. Theorin was nominated by the Svenska Deckarakademin (Swedish Crime Novel Academy). The Glass Key was presented at Nordic House in Reykjavik. The Glass Key has been awarded by the SKS/CWS since 1992.

For the nominees, go here.

Johan Theorin was born in 1963 in Gothenburg, Sweden, and has spent every summer of his life on northern Oland. He is a journalist and scriptwriter. His second novel, Night Blizzard, will be published by Delacorte in September. It will be called The Darkest Room.

Hat Tip to Scandinavian Fiction for the news!


Bill Gottfried said...

Are any of the books nominated, translated into English and if so, where are they available? Bill G.

Anonymous said...

Hi Bill

Not sure about the US, but in the UK 'The Darkest Room' and 'Echoes from the Dead' are both available from Transworld Publishers. You can order them online at their website, or from Amazon.