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I Live Close to Paradise

I Live Close to Paradise

is a collection of texts previously published in the two biggest  daily newspapers in Sweden on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, on female identity in patriarchal cultures, on morality and ethics in the post-modern world and on nuclear proliferation.

God’s mistresses

God’s mistresses

The book contains portraits of a selected few women mystics and also engages in a discussion on mysticism, modernity, the female and the erotic, seen through the prism of women mystics from different ages and religious traditions. Among them are Jewish Etty Hillesum and Catholic Teresa of Avila. Also included is a male mystic, the...

The Lightbearers

The Lightbearers

is a continued and deepening investigation into the themes of my previous book on mysticism, but this time focusing on how spirituality can be sustained in a world of horrors. I depict and analyze individuals who are victims of or actively engaged in the world’s worst conflicts, wars and genocides, but who sustain an inner...

Even if I have to travel to Los Alamos

Even if I have to travel to Los Alamos

is a mixed fiction and personal travel logg book on the development of the first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA , 1943-1945. It tells the story of the people “on the hill” from a new angle, giving prominence to the women around Robert Oppenhemier. It tries to unravel and look more deeply...

The Love Curriculum

The Love Curriculum

is a candidly intimate novel, a story about passionate awakening, set partly in the kitchen of a Swedish country house. In the novel, the woman called Katja is a television star, who is left by her husband on the first page. Breaking down, she finally goes into therapy. The meeting with the therapist awakens not...

Jerusalem & I

Jerusalem & I

“I got married in Jerusalem, I gave birth to two children here, I had a house in the City and a garden, I learnt Hebrew and  Bible and I wrote several books in Jerusalem. But I have never written on Jerusalem, because how do you write about the most depicted city in the world?” Jerusalem...

If stones could speak in Palma de Mallorca

If stones could speak in Palma de Mallorca

A historical novel based on true events in Mallorca at the end of the 17th century . Today millions of tourists walk about the streets of Palma de Mallorca. But few know of the dramatic and atrocious events that took place here for more than three hundred years ago. Even though they occurred so long ago...

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