Category Archives: Swedish Literature

Me on the Floor, Bleeding by Jenny Jagerfeld

Synopsis: After inadvertently slicing off the top of her thumb in sculpture class, Maja wants her mother to comfort her–but her mother is nowhere to be found. Review: Me on the Floor, Bleeding was a surprisingly funny coming of age story that took a lot of unexpected turns. It was a fun, easy read with…

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The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist (Translated by Marlaine Delargy)

Synopsis: Rendered dispensable because she has not borne a child by the age of 50, Dorrit faces a future of human experiments and organ donations in an otherwise idyllic unit until she is called on to make her final donation. Review: Though not quite as poetically haunting as Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go, The…

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