Fredrik Backman Gives Away Kids Books In Gothenburg

Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove, has announced on his Facebook page that he will be giving away 600 children's books during this week's 33rd Gothenburg Book Fair. He writes: "My family and I have bought 600 copies of The Brothers Lion Heart, which will be given free of charge to any children who want them on Thursday, Friday , Saturday and Sunday this week at three Akademibokhandeln stores in Gothenburg." "It won't change the world, I know, but when

Pernilla August Starring In Britt-Marie Was Here Movie

Tuva Novotny will direct a movie adaptation of Fredrik Backman's (A Man Called Ove) novel Britt-Marie Was Here, with Pernilla August starring in this tale of love, community, and second chances. Britt-Marie (Pernilla August) is an acquired taste and expects things to be done in a certain way. But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward exterior is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realises. When Britt-Marie is separated from her husband of 20

Tom Hanks Takes The Lead In A Man Called Ove

Tom Hanks will star in the Hollywood remake of A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove), based on the novel by Fredrik Backman, which was nominated for two Oscars earlier this year. In En man som heter Ove, Rolf Lassgård plays the block’s grumpy old man who has been deposed as president of the condominium association, but continues to rule over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. Ove eventually gives up and resolves to commit suicide, but his attempts are

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