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Tuesday & Trying to understand Boye

One of the nominees for this year August-prize in non-fiction (the category I was an ambassador for) was John Svedjedal’s biography of Swedish poet Karin Boye. 309 fler ord


7 things currently on my mind

I love a list. I can never stop writing lists, nor will I make such promises.

  1. Swedish poet Karin Boye. When I was an ambassador for the literary prize ”Augustpriset” I got a copy of a biography about Swedish Poet Karin Boye, who wrote in the 1930s.
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Top Seven Sunday; Instant attraction

I’ve been meaning to finish this post for literally months. It’s really one of the Top Ten Tuesday topics from The Broke and the Bookish… 585 fler ord


Book Review - Kallocain

Title: Kallocain

Author: Karin Boye

ISBN: 9789174290875

Publisher: 2010 (first published 1940), Bonnier Pocket

Three Word Description: Short, Unique, Accurate

(I read the book in its original language, Swedish, but there is an english translation of it.) 516 fler ord

Book Review

A Song & A Book #32

Today’s Song Is;

Oh, secret soul that burns inside
No forced control can make you hide
Open wide /…/

For every heart there burns a flame… 165 fler ord

A Song & A Book