Something Old, Something New: Two Novels by Therese Bohman (a #WITMonth post)

The weekend before last an Indie Book Flea was held outside of the Brooklyn Public Library.  I was there with Lori from TNBBC because, let’s be honest, we’re geeks who live for that kind of thing.  There was a bunch of great publishers and chapbook presses there and I ended up buying from quite a few of them – Seven Stories, One Story, Ugly Duckling … Continue reading Something Old, Something New: Two Novels by Therese Bohman (a #WITMonth post)

Drowned by Therese Bohman (translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy)

Stella lives in Skåne, a small town in rural Sweden, with her boyfriend Gabriel. Gabriel is devastatingly attractive, a successful novelist and 15+ years Stella’s senior. Marina is Stella’s younger sister.  She attends University in Stockholm and is in a stalled romantic relationship. Everything about Stella’s life appears to be  organized and picture perfect – she and Gabriel live in a beautiful “yellow wooden house” … Continue reading Drowned by Therese Bohman (translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy)