Chronicles

A Treacherous Paradise in stores in US and UK this summer

Mankell’s latest novel, A Treacherous Paradise, will be released on June 6th in UK and has already received some very good reviews. ”This powerful work boasts a courageous, well-drawn heroine and makes it spoints without stridency or didactism.” – Booklist writes. Mankell’s new novel – A Treacherous Paradise – will be out in the UK […]

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Days and Nights in Chartres on France Culture

Mankell’s play Days and Nights in Chartres will be broadcasted on the French public service radio channel France Culture. The play, which is based on a photography after the liberation of France in WWII, can be heard on the 25th of May. Days and Nights in Chartres is a play based on a photography by […]

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New Mankell novel published in the UK in June

Mankell’s new novel A Treacherous Paradise will be out in the UK the 6th of June. The novel  tells the story of Hanna Lundmark, a Swedish woman finding herself running one of the largest brothels in East Africa. In Mankell’s latest novel A Treacherous Paradise, Hanna Lundmark escapes the brutal poverty of rural Sweden for […]

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Mankell to WEF in Cape Town

In the beginning of May Henning Mankell will participate in World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town. The theme this year is “Delivering on Africa’s promise”. At the event Mankell will take part in a panel session about Africa’s creative potential. One of the other panelists will be the South African singer Yvonne Ntombizodwa […]

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Krister Henriksson: “The only explanation is Wallander”

After more than 30 Wallander movies Krister Henriksson reaches a broad audience. Now he travels to London’s West End to play Dr Glas in Swedish. – The only credible explanation I can find is Wallander, Henriksson says to Sveriges Radio. Krister Henriksson’s one man show has been sold out since the premiere at the Swedish […]

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Big interest for Henning Mankell in Lyon

Hundreds of fans lined up at Palais de la Bourse to get their Wallander novels signed during Henning Mankell’s visit at this year’s edition of the literary festival Quais du Polar in Lyon, France. During his visit Mankell spoke about his authorship and his impressions from Mozambique, where he lives part time since 1987. He […]

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Mankell to Quais du Polar in Lyon, France

Between the 28th and the 30th of March Henning Mankell will be visiting the crime fiction festival Quais du Polar in Lyon, France. Henning Mankell will do two book signings: the 29th of March at 3.30 pm and the 30th March at 3.00 pm, both at Palais de la Bourse in Lyon. On Saturday 30th […]

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Mankell to World Economic Forum in Davos

Henning Mankell will be one of the participants at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. Thursday the 24th of January he will be delivering a speech about his authorship, Africa and greed. – Among other things I will be talking about how Africa is not only a cemetery for illegaly hunted elephants and rhinoceros, […]

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Mankell in Weekly Zaman

Henning Mankell talks to the newspaper Weekly Zaman about Wallander, Sweden and his political views. Personally, Mankell believes that Wallander’s flaws is one of the reasons why the series have become so popular. – I wanted to write about a character that was the whole time like you and me in that he is changing, […]

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The Troubled Man premieres in Sweden

The screen adaptation of The Troubled Man starring Krister Henriksson will premiere in Swedish theatres on Friday 11 January. But five days ahead, Monday 7, the Ystad audience got a sneak preview of the movie. In the movie version of the last Wallander novel the end is slightly altered and opens up to the five […]

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The Troubled Man premieres in Sweden in 2013

The screen adaptation of The Troubled Man, Henning Mankell’s last book about Kurt Wallander, will premiere in theatres in Sweden in early 2013. Krister Henriksson stars as the hard working Ystad police officer and we also see the return of Wallander’s daughter Linda, played by Charlotta Jonsson. – The Troubled Man is a very different […]

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Mankell to Germany in November

In the end of November Henning Mankell will be visiting Germany to promote his latest novel A Treacherous Paradise. Mankell will be visiting Stuttgart and Hamburg during his three day tour. On the 21th of November he will do an event in the bookstore Hugendubel, Schlossplatz 4, in Stuttgart at 8 pm and on the […]

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Smith and Mankell at Louisiana Literature

In late August Patti Smith and Henning Mankell did a joint appearance at the Louisiana Literature Festival. During their session they talked about Patti Smith’s upcoming crime novel, Kurt Wallander and creativity. This photo was taken by photographer Klaus Holsting/Louisiana. No doubts, you should check with your soundness care purveyor to see whether one of […]

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A Treacherous Paradise nominated for German book award

Henning Mankell’s latest novel A Treacherous Paradise has been nominated to the German audience book award ”Leserpreis – die besten Buecher 2012”. The German title is Erinnerung an einen schmutzigen Engel and the novel made it to the shortlist for best historical novels. Until monday 26 November 2012 you can vote for Mankell’s book here. […]

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Patti Smith in the Footsteps of Wallander

Patti Smith outside Kurt Wallander’s apartment in Mariagatan in Ystad. After a couple of shows in Europe, Patti Smith chose to spend her day off in Ystad, discovering the hometown of Kurt Wallander. Together with a guide from the tourist office, Henning Mankell’s coordinator and her guitarist and long time musical partner Lenny Kaye, Patti […]

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