The first of Minna Lindgren’s trilogy about three lovable old ladies who spend their days playing cards, thwarting crime, and fighting an indifferent bureaucracy and the ageist absurdities of life in a retirement home.
A delightful poker-faced parody from Petri Tamminen.
The newest in Kati Hiekkapelto’s award-winning Anna Fekete series. A suspenseful story with a social conscience from Finland’s rising star of Nordic Crime.
A riveting second case for Ariel Kafka, Helsinki’s favorite Jewish cop. Suspense and dry wit mark this popular series by Harri Nykänen.
A densely imagined, funny, and moving tale of survival and spiritual insurrection in a land of stifling gender conformity, from the queen of Finnish Weird, Johanna Sinisalo.
A moody and atmospheric novel of criminal acts, family love, and loss from Finland’s most lyrical crime writer.
Aki Ollikainen’s prize-winning novel is a bleak tale of hunger that probes broader ethical questions about our responsibility to others.
A gripping, suspenseful novel of love and lies in occupied Estonia, by internationally acclaimed author Sofi Oksanen.
Words Without Borders, the online journal of literature in English translation, has published an issue devoted to contemporary Finnish literature.
A man searches for the meaning of mass honeybee disappearances, and loss in his own life, in this moving story of tragedy and transcendence by Johanna Sinisalo.