The story of a young migrant in the 1960s, as drastic changes emptied the Finnish countryside and sent thousands of Finns to Sweden.
Books published in 2016
The tragedy tears apart a family: a mother who has made a horrible mistake, a father who cannot find a way out of his sorrow, and a daughter who misremembers.
A young man from a small village, enamored with hippie girls and consumed with wanderlust.
Books published in 2015
“As a child, I learned one can lose a person just like a thing, like a set of keys or one of your socks. Just like that. One second they’re there, and the next they’re gone.”
Why are women still less visible than men?
Max gets sucked into the ruthless world of espionage in the divided city of his childhood.
Delightfully high-spirited novella about a captain who manages to sink one ship after another while sailing the high seas
A chillingly topical debut thriller about a society in the future where knowledge, money and power are one.
Books published in 2014
“I thought about the autobahns stretching out before me. Four- or six- or even eight-lane monster highways, all those Benzes and Audis and Beemers that would soon be rushing past going two hundred. I clenched the wheel, I looked at my hands, and to me they didn’t look like hands in which you could place a human life.”
Mona Meri has lived abroad with her musician husband. After a bitter divorce she comes back to Finland and starts a new phase in her life, working in her uncle’s pharmacy. She also gets an apartment in Kivitalo, run by her uncle. Unfortunately, a swarm of annoying relatives lives in the same building, and the …Read more
A new humorist steps onstage
The colourful story of the Finnish men who tried to create gold in the 1700s continues
They’ve done rat experiments on me. Let’s see how he reacts when we amputate his respect, friendship, trust, love, sex, human contact.
Harri Salminen Skates through Memories
“All those who wear the heavy Romany skirts die underneath them.”
An absorbing novel about the summer when a young man acquires his first experience with working life, women and alcohol
The master of psychological narrative dives deep into memories
Motherhood is like a rally race – plenty of bumps, and the curves are scary
This prize-winning first novel is a funny, wise story about fatherhood
Mataleena searches for atonement through family mysteries