Lena Andersson (b. 1970) is a novelist and columnist for Dagens Nyheter, Sweden's largest morning paper. She lives in Stockholm where she is considered one of the country's sharpest contemporary analysts. Her novel Wilful Disregard won Sweden's prestigious August Prize.
As WIT Month draws to a close, literary translator Charlotte Collins asks: why is so little translated fiction by women making it to our bookshelves?
Whether you're feeling the love or not this Valentine's Day, we've got a book for you. On February 14th we'll be curling up with these stories, all of which explore the darker and more unusual side of the most complex of human emotions.
Our pick of the best brand new and classic books about romantic obsession, from Vladimir Nabokov to Iris Murdoch.
Here, Lena Andersson answers some questions about her prize-winning novel about attraction, obsession and the psychology of that strangest of emotions, love.
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