Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • The Guardian Uncovers the Inheritance Battle that Surrounds The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

    The Guardian Uncovers the Inheritance Battle that Surrounds The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

    February 26th, 2010 | Books, News, People | Julie | No Comments

    When Stieg Larsson died suddenly – totally unaware of the future success of his Millennium Trilogy – he had no will and wasn’t married to his partner, Eva Gabrielsson. What’s followed over the last 6 years is a battle over an inheritance worth 20 million and growing steadily.
    The Girl in the £20m Inheritance Battle – [...]

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  • Vanity Fair’s Christopher Hitchens Explores the Life and World of Stieg Larsson

    Vanity Fair’s Christopher Hitchens Explores the Life and World of Stieg Larsson

    February 25th, 2010 | Books, News, People | Julie | No Comments

    Tragically, Stieg Larsson, author of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and the Millennium Trilogy, died without knowing that the world he created for Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander has taken the world by storm. Christopher Hitchens examines that world and asks, how much of it, in fact, was real?
    The Author Who Played With Fire
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  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo BOOK Tops U.S. Bestseller lists

    The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo BOOK Tops U.S. Bestseller lists

    February 25th, 2010 | Books, News | Julie | No Comments

    Great news for the Millennium Book Trilogy this week…
    NPR “Compiles weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association” and with 35 weeks on the list, Dragon Tattoo holds the top spot, #1, in the paperback division.
    On USA Today’s Top 150 bestseller list, The Girl With the Dragon [...]

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  • The U.S. is all a buzz for the Millennium Trilogy according to USA Today

    The U.S. is all a buzz for the Millennium Trilogy according to USA Today

    February 24th, 2010 | Books, Movies, News | Julie | No Comments

    The numbers don’t lie, we’re crazy for all things Dragon Tattoo, Lisbeth Salander and the Millennium Trilogy. Carol Memmott, of USA today, racks up the numbers for us as well all wait anxiously for the U.S. release of the third book in the trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest…(and the premier of The [...]

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  • According to The Hollywood Report, ‘Girl’ Power is Taking Hold…

    According to The Hollywood Report, ‘Girl’ Power is Taking Hold…

    February 22nd, 2010 | Books, Movies, News | Julie | No Comments

    The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Roxborough takes note that The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is taking hold and taking over with sales reaching 150 million worldwide…and rising.
    BERLIN — Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have conquered Europe. The goth hacker and investigative journalist characters of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” crime trilogy continue to push the boxoffice limits [...]

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  • The London Sunday Times Interviews ‘Dragon Tattoo’s’ Noomi Rapace

    The London Sunday Times Interviews ‘Dragon Tattoo’s’ Noomi Rapace

    October 12th, 2009 | Interviews, News | Shauna Callaghan | No Comments

    In the world of crime fiction, certain places are entered at one’s peril: Oxford, the county of Midsomer, any chintzy establishment with the names Poirot or Marple on the guest register. To the roster of literary death zones, one can now add an entire country: Sweden. According to the current wave of Scandinavian crime writers “hitting British bookstores with the ferocity of a Viking invasion”, as Boris Johnson put it, the hitherto innocuous home of Saab, Sven-Goran Eriksson and stuff that requires an allen key for assembly is one almighty killing field, its pine forests a veritable repository for body parts, those scenic small towns seething cauldrons of murderous malice…

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