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June 7th, 7PM:

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures, Pittsburgh, PA
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June 8th, 7:30 PM:

Cleveland State University’s Arts & Humanities Alive!, Cleveland, OH
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June 14th, 7 PM:

Third Place Books, Seattle, WA
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June 17th, 7 PM:

Books Passage, Corte Madera, CA
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June 24th, 4 PM:

Warwick’s at the La Jolla Library, La Jolla, CA
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June 25th, 7 PM:

Barnes & Noble, Huntington Beach, CA
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More dates to come!

Fredrik Backman in the news

Beartown in the news! New York Times Book ReviewInside the List

People Magazine: “If you’re a fan of Friday Night Lights and/or ice hockey, you’ll love this engrossing novel from the author of A Man Called Ove

Read the New York Times profile of Fredrik Backman

BEA 2016: Fredrik Backman: Getting to Know His Characters

Atria Finds a Scandinavian Star

Writer Ilana Masad delves into the works of Fredrik Backman

Sweden selects A Man Called Ove for Foreign Language Oscar Race

The Swedish film adaptation of A Man Called Ove has come to the US and is getting rave reviews!:  VarietyHollywood Reporter

Listen to the coverage on NPR:  “A Swedish Curmudgeon Wins Hearts on the Page and Now on Screen”

The Women’s National Book Association has named Britt-Marie Was Here as a 2016 Great Group Reads Selection! Read more

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Call these stores to see if they still have signed stock.

Copperfield’s Books  •  San Francisco, CA  •  Phone: (707) 578-8938  •  CopperfieldsBooks.com

Powell's Books  •  Portland, OR  •  Phone: (503) 228-4651  •  Powells.com

Third Place Books  •  Seattle, WA  •  Phone: (847) 498-4999  •  ThirdPlaceBooks.com

Magers & Quinn Booksellers  •  Minneapolis, MN  •  Phone: (612) 822-4611  •  MagersandQuinn.com

B&N Skokie  •  Skokie, IL  •  Phone: (847) 676-2230  •  BarnesandNoble.com

Wellesley Books  •  Wellesley, MA  •  Phone: (781) 431-1160  •  WellesleyBooks.com

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