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An Official Larsson Website

This site features all the latest from Larsson's US publishers.

A Stieg Larsson Website

"Where Stieg Larsson's spirit lives."

Sally's Friends

A fan website loaded with all kinds of fun stuff.

Milan Records

Website for the movie soundtrack.

Stieg Larsson's English Translator

This is Reg Keeland/a.k.a. Steven T. Murray's informative blog.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, in Sweden

This is the official Swedish website for the novel. It contains an interview in English with Sonny Mehta from Knopf, one of Larsson's US publishers.

Expo

This is the site for Expo, the magazine or which Larsson was editor-in-chief. Most of the site is in Swedish, but this links to an English language info page (phew!).

Human Rights in Sweden

This is the Swedish government's human rights website.

Movie or TV Productions

Män som hatar kvinnor, 2009

That translates to Men Who Hate Women, which is the original title of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, and the Swedish film adaptation. It's available with English subtitles.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Columbia Pictures owns the US film rights to the novels, and Hollywood productions are already in the works.

Documents

"Swedish Suspense"

Time magazine's review of the novel.

"The Life of Stieg Larsson"

We love this photo-timeline from The New York Times.

"A dedicated anti-fascist and good friend: Stieg Larsson 1954 – 2004"

An obituary in Searchlight, which is a partner with Larsson's magazine Expo.

Interviews

Interviews with Larsson's father, Erland Larsson, and Larsson's UK publisher, Christopher MacLehose.

Roger Ebert's Review

Ebert says, "Lisbeth is as compelling as any movie character in recent memory."

"In Search of Stieg Larsson"

BBC's Finlo Rohrer examines Larsson's life and untimely death.

"Behind the Mask of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"

An interview with Noomi Rapace, who plays Salander in the Swedish trilogy of films that are based on the Larsson's Salander/Blomkvist novels.

"The Afterlife of Stieg Larsson"

An informative feature on Larsson, from The New York Times.

"Read Stieg Larsson, the bestselling socialist militant"

An article from The Guardian that discusses Larsson's activism.

Video

Movie Website

This is the official website for the trilogy of Swedish films based on Larsson's novels. You can watch trailers here.

An Interview with Noomi Rapace

Meet the girl who plays Salander in the Swedish film.

Films & Stars Movie Report

If you aren't excited about the movie yet, this will pull you in.

"Female Hackers"

A video about ladies who are hacking for social justice.

Movie Trailers and Clips

From Apple Movie Trailers.

Audio

"Super-Smart Noir With A Feminist Jolt"

Give a listen to NPR's review of the novel, on Fresh Air.

"Film Weekly meets The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"

Check out Jason Solomon's podcast, and hear about his meeting with Noomi Rapace.

"The Never-Ending Salander Soundtrack"

Brought to you by fans of Lisbeth Salander.

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Audiobook SPONSORED

Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio

Images

Photo of Larsson

Larsson is reclining and having a coffee break.

Map of Hedeby Island

This map, not included in English language publications of the novel, helps us imagine fictional Hedeby Island.

Map of Hedeby Island

This map features the east side of the island with Gottfried's cabin.

A Book Cover

We love the cover of a Portuguese translation.

Another Book Cover

And here we have the cover of a Chinese translation of the novel.

Stieg Larsson and Eva Gabrielsson

These two don't look too pleased that their teacups haven't been refilled.

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