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Steig Larsson

Why Is Lisbeth Salander Naked?

Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 01.28.2012 | Women
Robin S. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Salander's character, and her appeal to readers, isn't about sex. It's about her resilience in the face of adversity -- significant adversity. It's about her persistent and dogged will to see justice done.

Is God A Novelist?

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth Cunningham

What good fiction does whether it's a Bible story, a fairytale, a popular children's serie, or a detective thriller is to invite the reader to identify with a flawed human being who faces harrowing choices and odds.

Swedish Crime Thrillers Ride 'Dragon Tattoo' Coattails

nytimes.com | JANET MASLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In other words: Sweden. Even better, it's Stockholm, a k a the place where Stieg Larsson lived, died and somehow managed to write his blockbuster Mill...

'Girl Who Played With Fire' Actor Feared Dead In Blaze

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

STOCKHOLM — A house fire appears to have killed actor Per Oscarsson, a giant of Swedish cinema who won a best actor award at Cannes in 1966 and ...

When Thrillers Attack!

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Cross Fire" by James Patterson (Little, Brown)...

Decisions, Hell, And The Swedish Author Who Just Won't Go Away

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Hell's Corner" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)...

Another Novelist Sells A Million eBooks

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not to be upstaged by the Nook Color, Amazon revealed that James Patterson is the second novelist to sell more than one million Kindle books--joining ...

What Was On Dragon Tattoo's Lisbeth Salander's IKEA Shopping List?

Apartment Therapy New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In "The Girl Who Played with Fire" -- the second book of best-selling Millenium Triology by Stieg Larsson -- the character Lisbeth Salander moves into...

The Week's Hottest Reads

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)...

Scarlet Johansson: Will She Play The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo?

Deadline New York | MIKE FLEMING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sony Pictures Entertainment and director David Fincher have chosen Rooney Mara to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo....

James Patterson Founds International Crime Novel Franchise

The Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr. Patterson plans to partner on his new "Private" series with writers in Germany, Italy, England and Australia. Mr. Patterson has long relied on co-...

The Girl Who Fixed The Umlaut: Nora Ephron Fixes Steig Larsson

The New Yorker | Nora Ephron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There was a tap at the door at five in the morning. She woke up. Shit. Now what? She'd fallen asleep with her Palm Tungsten T3 in her hand. It would t...

Steig Larsson's 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' To Be Made Into Move By Columbia

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Sony Corp.'s subsidiary Columbia Pictures has bought the English-language movie rights to the popular Millennium trilogy by late cri...

Bestsellers: Girl vs. Woman, Demeaning Or Tired Of Talking About It? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the UK paper The Guardian, Deborah Orr reports that the top five bestsellers on the Times of London list all had "girl" in the title: Steig Larsson...

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you missed out on any of the big book reviews recently, never fear! You can check out some book review highlights here. "The Girl Who Kicked the H...

Frank Rich: Obama, Lehman And Stieg Larsson's Novel 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Larsson's novel, the first of a "Millennium" trilogy he left behind, would nonetheless soar onto best-seller lists in America, as it has in much of th...

Steig Larsson's Companion of 30 Years Gets Nothing After His Death

Los Angeles Times | Henry Chu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Because Larsson never made a will, everything he owned, including the rights to his work, passed to his father and brother. The woman who was at his ...

Spotted Reading Publicly

Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

We all have different ways of discovering books, and spotting them being read in public is just one. At Huffington Post, we are very interested in what people are reading around the country.