Swedish crime novelist Håkan Nesser to visit China

Swedish crime novelist Håkan Nesser will visit China from March 15-18 in order to participate in several events, including a talk at Fudan University, a literary salon at the residence, Shanghai International Literary Festival, and Ningbo Bookworm’s Literary Caravan.

Nesser is a best-selling Swedish author who has published 25 books in the last 25 years, both literary novels and literary crime novels. He has written two detective series – 10 books about inspector Van Veeteren in a fictional city somewhere in Europe, five books about Inspector Barbarotti in Sweden. Nesser has won several literary awards, including The Scandinavian Glass Key and The European Crime Star Award. Born in Kumla, Sweden, he has lived in New York and London and recently moved back to Sweden, where he lives in Stockholm on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.


March 15, 3pm: Fudan University (Nordic Center), 220 Handan Road.

March 15, 7pm: The Consul-General’s residence (in Swedish language only!), Xiangshan Road, no. 33, house 3 (Close to Ruijin 2nd Road)
Sign-up needed through the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

March 17, 1pm: Shanghai International Literary Festival, 7/F, No.5 The Bund (corner of Guangdong Lu )Shanghai 200002

March 18, 6.30pm: Bookworm Ningbo Literary Caravan, Ningbo University.宁波诺丁汉大学.

To buy tickets to Nesser’s session at Shanghai International Literary Festival, please visit
More about Nesser’s session here


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