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Anniversaries - September 22, 2020

It is 58 years today since Ellen Mattson was born.

Ellen Mattson grew up on the countryside south of Uddevalla together with her parents and three siblings and still today lives and works in the area, near Ljungskile. While her mother worked as a primary school teacher, her father, Olle Mattson, stayed at home, working as an author of children's and youth books. His best-known youth novel is probably Briggen Tre liljor. In an interview, Ellen...

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Enquist, Anna
1945 -

A pseudonym for Christa Widlund-Broer.
The Dutch prose writer and poet Anna Enquist was born in Amsterdam as Christa Broer. She got the name... Further reading

Rinehart, Mary Roberts
1876 - 1958

Mary Roberts Rinehart was an American author. She was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, today part of Pittsburgh. Her father, Tomas Roberts, was an... Further reading

Westö, Kjell
1961 -

Kjell Westö is a Finland-Swedish author and journalist who writes in Swedish. He grew up in an upper middleclass family living in Helsinki. He read ... Further reading

Enquist, Per Olov
1934 - 2020

Swedish author, born and raised in a nonconformist environment in Hjoggböle, Bureå, Västerbotten. His father died early on and Per Olov Enquist, the o... Further reading