Sven Lindqvist was the author of more than thirty books, including "Exterminate All the Brutes," The Skull Measurer's Mistake, A History of Bombing, Terra Nullius, and The Dead Do Not Die (all published by The New Press). A resident of Stockholm, he held a PhD in the history of literature from Stockholm University, an honorary doctorate from Uppsala University, and an honorary professorship from the Swedish government.
Praise for Sven Lindqvist
"One of the best storytellers in the historical profession today."
"A brilliant and original writer."
--Geoff Dyer "Once you've stepped into Lindqvist's world, things will never look the same again."
--Gavin Shields "One of Sweden's greatest contemporary writers."
--Richard Gott 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."
--Geoff Dyer "Extraordinary."
--The Guardian 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 "Fascinating."
--Hugh Brody, The Guardian "Lindqvist is a provocative guide through the intractable shame of the past."
--Victoria Segal, The Guardian