Christoffer Carlsson

Christoffer Carlsson (1986) has a degree in Criminology from the University of Stockholm and has been working as a researcher with the Swedish national coordinator for protecting democracy against violent extremism. In 2012, he was awarded the International European Society of Criminology’s Young Criminologist Award. In 2013, Carlsson published his first novel in the series about troubled police officer Leo Junker. The Invisible Man From Salem was named Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year by the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy in 2013, making Carlsson the youngest winner of the award ever. The book was also shortlisted for the prestigious Glass Key Award in 2014. The second installment in the series, The Falling Detective, was released in 2014. The third book, Master, Liar, Traitor, Friend was published in 2015. In 2017, Carlsson finished the beloved series about Leo Junker with the fourth and final installment, The Thin Blue Line. In 2016, the writer published a book for young readers too, October is the Coldest Month / Oktober är den kallaste månaden. The literary suspense novel Under the Storm came out in 2019. It was shortlisted for the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year Award. It was followed by the stand alone sequel, Blaze Me a Sun, in the spring of 2021, which garnered stellar reviews and was shortlisted for the Book of the Year Award.


28. May | 14:00 - 14:50 | Lillehammer bibliotek

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