Jo Nesbo: UK Waterstones event01/06/2012|21st June 2012
Waterstones are delighted to announce that Jo will be doing a UK event this summer at their flagship store, Waterstones Piccadilly. The event is on Monday 23rd July at at 7pm, where Jo will be in conversation with Barry Forshaw about Phantom and his standalone thriller Headhunters. On Tuesday 24th July, Jo will visit the Waterstones Leadenhall Market store to sign copies of Phantom from 12.30pm. For more information about these events and to book tickets please click here.
Jo Nesbo Shortlisted for CWA International Dagger!28/05/2012|228th May 2012
We're delighted to announce that Jo has been shortlisted for the presitigious CWA International Dagger Award 2012. The competition is for crime, thriller, suspense or spy fiction novels which have been translated into English from their original language for UK publication - and Jo has been shortlisted for his latest Harry Hole thriller to be translated into English, Phantom. This is the third time Nesbo is shortlisted for The CWA International Dagger. The Redbreast was shortlisted in 2007 and The Redeemer in 2009. Please click here to find out more about the CWA International Dagger and the other shortlisted authors.
Competition Winner Announced09/05/2012|29th May 2012
We're delighted to announce that the winner of our Scandinavian Crime books competition is Joseph Begley from Lincolnshire! Joseph has been contacted and his prize will be sent out in the coming weeks. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition.
Jo Nesbo at Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate27/04/2012|227th April 2012
We've some very exciting news for Jo Nesbo fans today - Jo will be one of the special guests headlining this year's Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate on Sunday 22nd July! Jo will be in conversation with BBC Radio 4 Front Row’s Mark Lawson. Please click here for more information on the entire Harrogate line-up, including fellow Vintage authors Stuart Neville, Oliver Harris and Jason Webster's events, or please click here to buy tickets for Jo's event.
Jo Nesbo & Small Demons26/04/2012|226th April 2012
We’re very excited to announce that here at Harvill Secker & Vintage we have partnered with Small Demons, a wonderful website which lets people explore and discover books in new ways by extracting and displaying all the people, places and things mentioned within them. Using a mixture of machine intelligence and human touch, Small Demons identifies and cross-references every person, place, song, book, film, food, drink, gadget and more.
Our first books to launch on the site are Jo Nesbo’s - giving fans an exciting new way to explore the world of his books and also giving new readers the chance to discover Jo’s crime fiction through the shared internal cultural connections with other books. You can, for example, explore detective Harry Hole’s music and film tastes, and his predilection for Jim Beam, Doc Martens and Camel Lights. Visit the Small Demons site here now to start exploring!