Sven Lindqvist has published thirty books, including The
Skull Measurer's Mistake and A History of Bombing (both
available from The New Press). He holds a PhD in the history of
literature from Stockholm University, an honorary doctorate from
Uppsala University, and an honorary professorship from the Swedish
government. He lives in Stockholm. Adam Hochschild is the
author of seven books, including King Leopold's Ghost: A Story
of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa and Bury the
Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's
Slaves. Joan Tate (1922 2000) was an award-winning
translator of more than two hundred books, including works by
Ingmar Bergman, Kerstin Ekman, and Astrid Lindgren. Sarah
Death is a translator, literary scholar, and editor of the
UK-based journal Swedish Book Review. She won the Bernard
Shaw Translation Prize for her translation of Ellen Mattson's
Snow. She lives in Kent, England.
Praise for Sven Lindqvist:
"One of the best storytellers in the historical profession today."
"A brilliant and original writer."
"Once you've stepped into Lindqvist's world, things will never look the same again."
"One of Sweden's greatest contemporary writers."
Praise for "Exterminate All the Brutes" :
"A book of stunning range and near genius."
David Levering Lewis
"Lindqvist's disturbing, brilliant work of historical sleuthing deserves to be taken up in a thousand classrooms."
Rob Nixon, Voice Literary Supplement
"Lindqvist's book is virtually unprecedented. It is also a perfect illustration of reading and criticism as lived as opposed to desk-bound activities."
Praise for Terra Nullius :
"The most original work on Australia and its treatment of Aboriginals I have ever read . . . a marvelous book."
Phillip Knightley, author of Australia: A Biography of a Nation
Hugh Brody, The Guardian
"Lindqvist is a provocative guide through the intractable shame of the past."
Victoria Segal, The Guardian