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A powerful and unusual reconstruction of an old crime that becomes deeply personal and heartfelt. You won’t forget these characters, who are brought to life in Maria Bouroncle’s vivid account of family, community and humanity.

Dr. Patrick Wen, Continuing Lecturer, UCLA

I am also a writer, and I am very impressed by your research. Your presentation is the best – absolutely the best – book talk I have ever heard.

Barbara Bradford, Swedish American Museum, Chicago

April 22, 2023

Fantastic book, film and presentation. 

Julie Benson, Swedish American Museum, Chicago

April 22, 2023


September 16, 7pm

American Scandinavian Association 

St. John's Episcopal Church, Chevy Chase

September 27, 5:30pm

Reading without borders – South Korean author Baek Heena and Swedish author Kerstin Lundberg Hahn talk about children's literature and reading with Maria Bouroncle from the Swedish Authors' Centre.

Biblioteksscenen, Gothenburg Book Fair

November 16, 10am-4pm

Scandinavian Market

Finnish Center Association

Farmington Hills, Michigan

November 18, 11am-12pm

Second Year Swedish

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


November 18, 1:00-2:30pm

Introduction to Scandinavian Civilization

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


November 19, 6pm

Signe Karlstrom Lecture: CHICAGO DREAMS

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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