Acts of Infidelity | Lena Andersson | Granta

Acts of Infidelity

Lena Andersson

Translated by Saskia Vogel

‘Anticipation made it difficult for Ester to swallow.’ Translated from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel.

Lena Andersson

Lena Andersson is a novelist and columnist for Dagens Nyheter, Sweden's largest morning paper. She lives in Stockholm where she is considered one of the country's sharpest contemporary analysts. Her novel Wilful Disregard won Sweden's prestigious August Prize.

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Translated by Saskia Vogel

Saskia Vogel is an author and translator from Los Angeles, now living in Berlin. Permission, her debut novel, about love, loss and BDSM, was published in four languages in 2019. She has translated leading Swedish authors such as Lina Wolff, Karolina Ramqvist, Johannes Anyuru, and Katrine Marcal, whose Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? is published by Portobello Books. Her translations and writing have appeared in publications such as Guernica, the White Review, the OffingParis Review Daily, LitHub and Two Lines. Previously, she worked as Granta magazine’s publicist.  

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