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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

by Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Resources

Websites

A Stieg Larsson Website

At this site, you can join a reading group and share your ideas on the novel with friends!

A Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Website

The site includes book reviews, discussion boards, and lots of cool info.

Sally's Friends

This is an awesome fan site, loaded with good stuff.

The World of Millennium

This website is almost too stylish for us to take. And we mean this in a good way.

Stieg Larsson's English Translator

The man who translated the trilogy from Swedish to English has a really nifty blog.

Movies

The 2009 Swedish Film Adaptation

Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace star as Blomkvist and Salander.

Documents

"Ask a Hacker"

Can hackers really do all the stuff that Salander does in the Millennium trilogy? Check out this interview discussing Salander's hactivism.

"Tiny but Tough: The Newly Empowered Petites"

This article compares Salander with other powerful, petite female agents of justice.

"The Author Who Played With Fire"

Vanity Fair's Christopher Hitchens dishes on Larsson, Salander, and much more.

"Stieg Larsson 'spent year training Eritrean guerrillas'"

Check out this fascinating look at some of Larsson's extracurricular activities.

An AV Club Review

The AV Club isn't kind to the final installment of the trilogy.

"'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest' Arrives in U.S. Bookstores"

Jeffrey Brown talks with Larsson's Swedish editor Eva Gedin.

"Pippi Longstocking, With Dragon Tattoo"

Pat Ryan explores Salander and Blomkvist's roots in children's lit.

Video

"At the Movies With Peter Travers"

The Rolling Stone reviewer weighs in on film adaptation of Hornet's Nest.

CBS on the Trilogy

This CBS feature explores the amazing popularity of Stieg Larsson's trilogy.

Interview!

Richard Crouse interviews Michael Nyqvist, the guy who plays Blomkvist in the Swedish film adaptation.

Trailer

Here's the trailer for the Swedish Film adaptation of Hornet's Nest. Enjoy.

Audio

An Excerpt from the Audio Book

If you like to read with your ears, this audio book is sure to please.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Audiobook SPONSORED

Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio

Images

The Man Himself

Larsson, at his desk, taking time out from reading the news to pose for this shot.

"The Afterlife of Stieg Larsson"

See Larsson as a baby, and much more in this interactive feature from the New York Times.

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