Fredrik Backman

February 27, 2018 at 3:49 pm Leave a comment

Fredrik Backman was born in Stockholm in 1981 and grew up in Helsingborg. He has written for the Swedish newspaper Helsingborgs Dagblad and Moore Magazine (the Swedish men’s lifestyle magazine). His first novel was A Man Called Ove (2012, English translation 2013, film version 2015) and it has been followed by My Grandmother asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, Britt-Marie Was Here, Beartown(published in Britain as The Scandal) and its sequel, Us Against You. Backman is married with two children.

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