Please take a peek when you can at these two pieces that appeared Sunday in the Los Angeles Times Magazine, a newspaper that for all of its problems -some chronicled here- unlike the Miami Herald, still runs a Sunday supplement that pleasantly surprises readers.
A magazine supplement that unlike others I could name, isn't larded with fashion photo shoots of B-list actors, stilted charity photos or all the entertainment and celeb stories that didn't make it into the paper during the week, which you promptly zip thru in three minutes.
Update: It didn't and I went on my trip in January of 2013, when being near water didn't seem so important as it would have in the summer!
But I did walk by and around it and it's really something
Eat, drink, shop, stay and stare—a tip sheet to the stunning little big city of Stockholm
Turns out LISBETH SALANDER is far from alone when it comes to compelling plots and intriguing characters in Nordic crime fiction
By John-Henri Holmberg
Authors mentioned include Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö, Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Leif G.W. Persson, Anders Roslund, Börge Hellström, Lars Kepler, Liza Marklund, Åsa Larsson, Håkan Nesser, Kristina Ohlsson, John-Henri Holmberg, Katarina Wennstam and Karin Alfredsson
Sweden's Official YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Sweden
Jonna Dagliden, Stockholm, Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, Leif G.W. Persson, Anders Roslund, Börge Hellström, Lars Kepler, Liza Marklund, Åsa Larsson, Håkan Nesser, Kristina Ohlsson, John-Henri Holmberg, Sweden, Los Angeles Times,