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Henning Mankell

10 Writers: On the Magic of Reading

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Louisiana Channel

Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.

Bestselling Crime Novelist Says He Has Cancer

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Henning Mankell, one of the world's top-selling crime writers in recent years, says he has cancer. The Swedish author, who turns 6...

'It's a Bitter Little World': The Courmayeur Noir in Festival

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.06.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

The Courmayeur Noir in Festival is an event that appears to go beyond the typical film festival format. Surrounded by sidebar conversations, exhibits and featuring a work in progress alongside titles by mainstream filmmakers, the festival has gained a following worthy of the noir genre.

Stieg Larsson Books Spark New Interest In Swedish Crime Fiction

The New York Times | Julie Bosman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The question is, after everybody reads 'Hornet's Nest,' what are they going to do?" said Stan Hynds, a book buyer at Northshire Bookstore in Manchest...

Henning Mankell, Swedish Crime Writer On Attacked Gaza Aid Ship, May Bar Hebrew Versions Of Books

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell may prohibit the translation of his popular books into Hebrew after the Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotil...

Henning Mankell, Swedish Crime Writer, Held In Custody In Israel

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, author of the Wallander detective series, is one of nine Swedes held in Israel Monday after landing from a Gaza-...

Laugh Once a Day, and Other Tips from Henning Mankell

Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Palmer

Mankell's novels, which have sold some 30 million copies worldwide, deal with gruesome murders and the dark side of his native Sweden, but the author showcased his whimsical side on Friday.

Laugh Once A Day, And Other Tips From Henning Mankell

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit There are a few things that bestselling crime writer Henning Mankell cannot live without. ...

Our TV Sleuths Need to Take a Page from British Mysteries

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Robinson

In the US we create unidimensional detectives because we're focused on one-upping each other on plot devices that show the weirdest ways to die or the coolest tricks in the lab.