Ask a translator: Sarah Death on Astrid Lindgren’s War Diaries

Ask a translator: Sarah Death on Astrid Lindgren’s War Diaries

The Local Sweden's Book Club has been reading the wartime diaries of Astrid Lindgren, in which the children's author documents domestic life alongside world events. We spoke to translator Sarah Death about her relationship with Lindgren and her experience working with the diaries.

Book Club: Join us at our April event in Stockholm

Book Club: Join us at our April event in Stockholm

Book Club: A World Gone Mad – The Wartime Diaries of Astrid Lindgren

Book Club: A World Gone Mad – The Wartime Diaries of Astrid Lindgren

Secret scandal behind ‘Pippi Longstocking’ explored in new Lindgren biopic

Secret scandal behind ‘Pippi Longstocking’ explored in new Lindgren biopic

Police report filed after Swedish daycare listens to Pippi Longstocking stories

Police report filed after Swedish daycare listens to Pippi Longstocking stories

US writer wins Sweden’s top children’s book prize

US writer wins Sweden’s top children’s book prize

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

Hot Swedish nurses calendar: yes or no?

Astrid Lindgren family plans apartment museum

Astrid Lindgren family plans apartment museum

Swedish Astrid Lindgren prize for African group

Swedish Astrid Lindgren prize for African group

‘It’s high time for us to rethink our romanticized view of Sweden’

‘It’s high time for us to rethink our romanticized view of Sweden’

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Astrid Lindgren prize goes to Japan and UK

Astrid Lindgren prize to Palestinian education group

Astrid Lindgren prize to Palestinian education group

Astrid Lindgren books fund political extremists

Astrid Lindgren books fund political extremists

Astrid Lindgren’s lasting literary legacy

Astrid Lindgren’s lasting literary legacy

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Finalists named for Astrid Lindgren children’s literature award

Swine flu toddler dies in Swedish hospital

Swine flu toddler dies in Swedish hospital

Children’s hospital faces probe over baby death

Children’s hospital faces probe over baby death

Belgian author scoops Astrid Lindgren prize

Belgian author scoops Astrid Lindgren prize

German filmmakers to chart Lindgren’s life

German filmmakers to chart Lindgren’s life

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Pippi Longstocking among 100 top books

Astrid Lindgren heirs sue publisher for millions

Astrid Lindgren heirs sue publisher for millions

Astrid Lindgren heirs lose in copyright spat

Astrid Lindgren heirs lose in copyright spat

Australian author lands Astrid Lindgren prize

Australian author lands Astrid Lindgren prize

‘She passed away after the last injection’

‘She passed away after the last injection’

Doc acquitted of having caused baby’s death

Doc acquitted of having caused baby’s death

Dutch author Kuijer wins Astrid Lindgren lit prize

Dutch author Kuijer wins Astrid Lindgren lit prize

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Pippi’s monkey banned from child’s obituary

Pippi’s monkey cleared for child’s obituary

Pippi’s monkey cleared for child’s obituary