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Latest book: Dagarna, dagarna, dagarna

Tone Schunnesson (b. 1988) is a former student of the esteemed Biskops Arnö Writing School. She is also a regular contributor to Aftonbladet's Arts & Culture pages.

Her debut novel Trip Reports (2016) was hailed by the critics as "delightfully rebellious", "hilarious" and "hard-boiled". It was also shortlisted for Borås Tidning's Debutant Prize, as well as being a big commercial success, earning Schunnesson a reputation as an author to watch. 

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An accomplished, outstanding debut, confident and poignant – a depiction of rampant addiction and loneliness, tattered self-consumption and self-aggrandizement, and of writing as a possible way out.
SR Kulturnytt
How liberating to find a female protagonist as unsympathetic, self-absorbed and disloyal as this – a rare and therefore more than welcome character in literature.
Svenska Dagbladet
... a delightfully rebellious little novel at high speed, on the road, yet stationary in all its yearning desperation and repeated attempts to escape. /.../ Schunnesson’s language is at the same time poetic and grandiose – or grotesque, on both a large and small scale.


Karam and Schunnesson Shortlisted for EU Literature Prize

Yesterday, the jury for the European Union Prize for Literature announced their 2021 shortlist and we are absolutely thrilled to reveal that Balsam Karam's The Singularity as well as Tone Schunnesson's Days and Days and Days are among the nominees.  The EUPL is awarded annually to emergin...

Hanna Nordenhök and Tone Schunnesson's Novels Shortlisted for Swedish Radio's Literature Prize

We are delighted to announce that Hanna Nordenhök's Caesaria and Tone Schunnesson's Days and Days and Days are both shortlisted for Swedish Radio's Literature Prize. The four nominated titles will be read by a jury represented by members from different book groups and the winner will be announced o...

Three International Deals for Tone Schunnesson's "Days and Days and Days"

We are proud and excited to announce that Tone Schunnesson's highly anticipated sophomore novel Days and Days and Days have been sold to Gads in Denmark, Johnny Kniga in Finland and Luchterhand in Germany ahead of the Swedish launch.  Julie Paludan-Müller at Gads: The book is so fun...

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