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Kepler, Lars

Summary: "Late one night, outside Stockholm, an emaciated young man named Mikael is found wandering. Thirteen years earlier, he went missing along with his younger sister. They were long thought to have been victims of Sweden's most notorious serial killer, Jurek Walter, currently serving a life sentence in a maximum-security psychiatric hospital. Now Mikael tells the police that his sister is still...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kepler 2018

Tursten, Helene

Summary: Goteborg, Sweden: A high-speed chase of a stolen BMW takes a chilling turn when the two police officers involved witness a gruesome hit-and-run. When they finally recover the abandoned vehicle, search dogs are unable to trace the thieves, but they do uncover an entirely different horror: the half-naked corpse of a young girl in a nearby root cellar. As Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TUR

Summary: Stockholm, the 1980s: Three teen girls decide to form a punk band, despite only one being a musician, not having any instruments, and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Focused on stirring things up in the world, but without a clue, the trio is a tribute to DIY culture and the power of rebellion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WE

Summary: Tillsammans, ('Together' in English), is a commune in the heart of Stockholm, still going strong in 1975, long after most members of youth culture have abandoned their notions of free love, harmoniously integrated extended families, and naive political idealism in favor of jobs, discos, and TV sitcoms. The commune's 'leader' is sweet, conflict-avoiding Goran. The arrival of his conventional,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Memfis Film 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOG

Freedman, Russell

Summary: Describes the building of the mighty Swedish warship the Vasa, how it sank not even a mile out of the harbor, the subsequent investigation, and how it was brought to the surface and restored more than three hundred years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GodwinBooks, Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 948.5 FRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J948.5 FRE

Roslund, Anders

Summary: Three years ago, Lydia and Alena were two hopeful girls from Lithuania. Now they are sex slaves, lured to Sweden with the promise of better jobs and then trapped in a Stockholm brothel. What will happen when they get an unexpected chance at freedom?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Summary: "A Swedish efficiency expert under strict orders not to interact with his subject is sent to improve a Norwegian farmer's culinary efforts. But the sly old farmer much prefers to amuse himself by impeding the timid researcher's work! Soon, in the struggle between neutral observation and the need for human interaction, the kitchen becomes a battleground!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN KIT

Roslund, Anders

Summary: Ex-convict Piet Hoffman--a family man, a rising member of Stockholm's Polish mafia, and an undercover police informant--is sent to a maximum security prison to make himself the boss of the amphetamine trade so the police can shut it down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Oak 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY ROS

Smith, Patrick

Summary: A young woman is brutally murdered on an island near Stockholm, a haunt of wealthy retirees and arty weekenders. Suspicion falls first on a family of Iraqi refugees, initially welcomed into the community but gradually feared and shunned. But then, as the victim's story begins to unfold, suspicion begins inexorably to fall elsewhere. Lena Sundman was rude, dysfunctional, and very young....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Head of Zeus 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: In The White Lioness, Wallander is drawn into the case of a missing Swedish national while attending a police conference in South Africa. The second film sees Wallander back in Sweden, where a woman's body is discovered half buried in the forest swamps. And in The Troubled Man, Wallander is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD NOT RATED

Persson Giolito, Malin

Summary: "QUICKSAND is an incisive courtroom thriller and a drama that raises questions about the nature of love, the disastrous side effects of guilt, and the function of justice. A mass shooting has taken place at a prep school in Stockholm's wealthiest suburb. Maja Norberg is eighteen years old and on trial for her involvement in the massacre where her boyfriend and best friend were killed. When the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Summary: Monika, 17 years old and Harry Lund 19 years meet in a cafe. They spend a happy summer together, and soon Monika discovers that she is pregnant. They marry, but Monika is bored with taking care of the baby and the responsibilities of married life. She begins an affair with a former lover and their marriage falls apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SUM

Summary: Three crime dramas based on the best selling novels by Henning Mankell. They follow Inspector Kurt Wallander, a disillusioned everyman, as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in southern Sweden.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAL NOT RATED

Summary: Thrilling mystery tales about the brooding and disillusioned Inspector Kurt Wallander, set in the beautiful landscape of southern Sweden. In Faceless killers, an elderly couple are attacked at an isolated farmhouse and the town witnesses an outbreak of racist violence. In The man who smiled, Wallander is contacted by an old acquaintance who is suspicious about his father's death. In The fifth...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAL NOT RATED

Backman, Fredrik

Summary: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove, hailed as "a writer of astonishing depth [with] the remarkable ability to make you understand the feelings of each of a dozen different characters" (The Washington Times), a heart-wrenching story of how loyalty, friendship, and love carry a town through its darkest days. After everything that the citizens of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAC

Summary: When a famous Danish gender activist and owner of Copenhagens first gender-neutral children's nursery is found murdered in Malmö, Saga is assigned to the case, together with a new colleague. The murder sparks the beginning of a series of spectacular crimes reaching back into Saga's own past.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRI

Summary: When a childhood friend suddenly dies Rebecka Martinsson returns home to the north of Kiruna. But not everything is what it seems.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV REB

Summary: Ove, a grumpy, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, decides to give up on life until an unlikely friendship develops with a boisterous young family that moves in next door.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TCFF Ma

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

Summary: Sweet but lonesome Olof lives by himself on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read or write, he is forced to take people on trust. Olof must depend upon his younger friend Erik to help him with the farm work. Then one day, out of the blue, Olof places a personal ad in the paper. The ad attracts Ellen, a beautiful well-heeled city woman. Erik, also taken with Ellen, is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN UND

Ghost (Musical group : Sweden)

Summary: Previous albums by Ghost have dealt with broad themes like impending doom and the Antichrist. Their highly anticipated fourth album delves into the plague, the apocalypse, and the dark ages.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK GHO

Goat (Musical group)

Contents: Djorolen / Union of sun and moon -- I sing in silence -- Temple rhythms -- Alarms -- Trouble in the streets -- Psychedelic lover -- Goatband -- Try my robe -- It's not me -- All-seeing eye -- Goatfuzz -- Goodbye -- Ubuntu.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sub Pop Records 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK GOA

Natt och Dag, Niklas

Summary: When a mutilated corpse is discovered in a local swamp, watchman Mikel Cardell and lawyer Cecil Winge comb the underworld of eighteenth-century Stockholm to unmask a murderer before a young workhouse laborer becomes the next victim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M NAT

Ohlsson, Kristina

Summary: On a cold winter's day, a pre-school teacher is shot to death at the Jewish Congregation in Stockholm. Just hours later, two Jewish boys go missing on their way to tennis practice. Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht hunt for a killer that seems as merciless as he is effective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books/Washington Square Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OHL