Eva Gabrielsson, the widow of Swedish crime writing phenomenon Stieg Larsson speaks about his life, his writing and his legacy.
Eva, an architect and author of several books, discusses her memoir, Stieg and Me. Stieg and Me tells the story of Eva and Stieg’s 30-year romance, of Stieg’s life-long struggle to expose Sweden’s neo-Nazis, of his fight to keep Expo, the magazine he founded, solvent, and his difficult relationships with his immediate family. She talks of the genesis of the Millennium trilogy, the sources for the characters and places in each book, the mystery of the fourth volume, the saga of Larsson’s death, and his legacy.
Presented in partnership with the Brisbane Writers Festival.