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Malin Persson Giolito

Malin Persson Giolito is an award-winning writer and lawyer based in Brussels, Belgium. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, she first worked for the largest law firm in the Nordic region. Later, she relocated to Brussels and worked for the European Commission. Her thriller about a school shooting in Stockholm was first published in Swedish as Störst av al in June 2016. It won Sweden’s official award for suspense literature, the Best Crime Novel of the Year Award in 2016. It is published in English as Quicksand and is her debut in English. Booklist and Library Journal both gave the book starred reviews. Kirkus praised the book’s “sharp social commentary” and called it “a splendid work of fiction.”

Kirkus review of Quicksand

New York Times review of Quicksand