The Swedish Academy has decided to award Elisabeth Åsbrink the Karin Gierows prize for the year 2023 for dedicated contribution to cultural formation or artful dissemination of knowledge.
Elisabeth Åsbrink is awarded with Lotten von Kraemers grand prize for non-fiction 2022 by the Society of the Nine.
My beautiful big hatred . A biography of Victoria Benedictsson.
The true story of a woman who tried to shatter the constraints of gender in a time when Scandinavia obsessed with literature, sex, and death.
A story where the end leads to the beginning, Elisabeth Åsbrink writes her own family story of secrets, lies and taboos, passed down through generations.
Made in Sweden - 25 ideas that created a nation
How the Swedes are not nearly so egalitarian, tolerant, hospitable or cozy as they would like to (have you) think.
1947 When now begins
“An extraordinary achievement.” —New York Times Book Review
An award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history.
And in the Vienna Woods the Trees Remain
Named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews and a Notable Translated Book of the Year by World Literature Today.
The hurting point
A revealing book about one of the most debated theater projects in Sweden and about the brutal murders of two policemen in Malexander in the spring of 1999.