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Nina Wähä was born in Stockholm in 1979. She made her debut in 2007 with novel S for Sister, and her second novel, Don't Look Back, was published three years later. She has also worked as an actress and was the lead singer of indie band Lacrosse. 

Wähä's third novel, Testament (2019), was one of the most popular novels of last year and has sold more than 50.000 copies to date. It has also been shortlisted for a string of literary awards, such as the August Prize, Swedish Radio's Literature Prize, Norrland's Literature Prize and Tidningen Vi:s Literature Prize. 

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Amanda Svensson and Nina Wähä Both Shortlisted for Tidningen Vi's Literature Prize

After both having racked up several prize nominations and wins over the past year, Amanda Svensson and Nina Wähä have now been announced as two of the three contestants for Tidningen Vi's Literature Prize - a prize dating back to 1947 and given annually to an emerging authorship.  The jury n...

Another Prize Nomination for Wähä's Literary Smash Hit

Following last autumn's August Prize nomination, it is our pleasure to reveal that Nina Wähä's literary bestseller Testament has been shortlisted for yet another prestigious award - Swedish Radio's Literature Prize. Wähä's novel is up against three other works and each book will be read and...

Wähä and Möller Shortlisted for the August Prize

We are extremely delighted to share the news that Nina Wähä and Lotte Möller have both been shortlisted for the prestigious August Prize.  Nina Wähä's Testament was presented as a nominee for Best Fiction Title with the following statement: By applying every skill of the oral st...

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A Successful Spring for Norstedts Agency

We are so proud and delighted that our authors have enjoyed such an amazing spring with excellent sales, wonderful reviews and many good rights deals! Amanda Svensson's A Magnificent System has not only spent five weeks at the top of Dagens Nyheter's Critics List, but rights have als...

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Wonderful Reception for Nina Wähä's "Testament"

We are so thrilled that the Swedish press is just as excited about Nina Wähä's Testament as we are. Wähä's novel - the powerful story of a large and unforgettable family in the Torne Valley - has been described as "an entrancing page-turner", "an astoundingly vivid novel", "a nove...

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