An intimate memoir of Stieg Larsson - author of the phenomenally successful Millennium Trilogy, untiring crusader for democracy and equality - who died at the age of fifty in 2004.
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was born in 1965 in northern Kurdistan, and in 1980 came to settle in Sweden. In 1987 he first published the magazine Rash U Spi ('Black and White'), which deals with racial issues across Europe. He is the author of ten books on human rights, racism, emigration and exile, and in 2000 he was awarded the Olaf Palme Peace Prize. Laurie Thompson is the distinguished translator of the novels of Henning Mankell, Hakan Nesser and Ake Edwardson. He was editor of Swedish Book Review (1983-2002).