“Backman pulls off a hat trick… [This] emotionally wrought, bighearted novel…takes competition, friendship, politics and town rivalry to appropriately biblical proportions." —The New York Times Book Review
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Exclusive First Look at Fredrik Backman's Anxious People from AARP
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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

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


The official Swedish movie trailer for A MAN CALLED OVE


Americans try Swedish candy to celebrate the publication of BRITT-MARIE WAS HERE

How do you pronounce "Ove"?

Atria staffers try to pronounce Swedish names

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