Culture / Society

Get to know the author penning the next book in the internationally beloved ‘Millenium’ series

By Josefin Forsberg

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Karin Smirnoff does not shy away from the dark truths of humanity: addiction, trauma, poverty. Fresh off the invitation to pen the latest novel in the beloved Millenium series, the acclaimed Swedish novelist writes an exclusive short story for Vogue Scandinavia and divulges precisely why she prefers to operate in the unflinching grey zone of human emotion