Denmark & Norway Shortlisted For Man Booker Prize

Denmark's Dorthe Nors and Norway's Roy Jacobsen have been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, which recognises the best books from around the world that are available in English and published in the UK. The Man Booker International Prize has revealed the shortlist of six books in contention for the 2017 prize. Each shortlisted author and translator receives £1,000, and there is a prize of £50,000 for the winning book which is divided equally between its author and translator. NOMINEES: Mathias Enard

Jørn Lier Horst Working On 12th William Wisting Novel

In an interview with Dagbladet, Jørn Lier Horst has revealed that he is working on the twelfth book in his series about homicide detective William Wisting. Horst, a former Senior Investigating Officer from the Vestfold district, made his debut in 2004 with the crime novel Key Witness, which was based on a true story and the first of eleven William Wisting stories published so far. He is now Norway's second best-selling author behind Jo Nesbø, and sold 400,000 books last year

Lisbeth Salander To Be Recast For The Spider’s Web

At the launch of the latest book in the Millennium series at the London Book Fair, Milleniun V by David Lagercrantz, Sony announced that principal photography for The Girl in the Spider’s Web is set for September, with a theatrical release slated for October 5th 2018. Although two Hollywood sequels were originally planned for the 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy, they have been dropped in favour of a lower budget David

Jo Nesbø’s The Thirst Set For First Edition History

Jo Nesbø's eleventh Harry Hole novel, The Thirst, is set for the largest first edition print run in Norwegian history when it launches on March 21st. In Police, the last novel featuring Jo Nesbø’s maverick Oslo detective, a killer wreaking revenge on the police had Harry Hole fighting for the safety of the people closest to him. Now, in The Thirst, the story continues as Harry is inextricably drawn back into the Oslo police force. A serial killer has begun targeting Tinder

Daniel Alfredson To Direct Håkan Nesser’s Intrigo Trilogy

Daniel Alfredson (The Girl Who Played with Fire) is onboard to direct three English language movies based on Håkan Nesser’s forthcoming Intrigo trilogy, which Alfredson is co-writing with Ditta Bongenhelm. The Intrigo trilogy, entitled Death Of An Author, Dear Agne and Samaria will be published worldwide in Summer 2017. They are set in an undefined country somewhere in northern Europe and are said to deal with the problems of escape, dark hidden secrets, guilt, revenge and atonement. Producer Rick Dugdale told Variety: