Sakset (2007, “Scissors”)

Scissors is a story of a woman, Maria, who adopts a little girl from China. Great expectations and the desire to love turn to inadequateness before the child’s blank stare. What happens if a child doesn’t respond at all? Or if a mother and a child are afraid of each other? “Laura Lindstedt’s debut novel …

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My Friend Natalia (2019)

Natalia starts to see a therapist to help solve the problems in her sex life. The weekly sessions combine art, philosophy, literature, childhood memories, and erotic experiences as a method of treatment, and slowly they make Natalia lose all her inhibitions. She starts to enjoy the therapy – maybe too much?  The novel takes a …

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