Carl-Johan Vallgren, born in Linköping, Sweden 1964, writer and musician. Lived in Madrid and Copenhagen 1991-1993, and in Berlin, Germany 1993-2005. Moved back to Sweden, Stockholm, in 2005.
As a writer he has won worldwide acclaim with the bestselling novel “The horrific sufferings of the mindreading monster Hercules Barefoot, his wonderful love and his terrible hatred” – published in 26 languages. His latest novel “Kunzelmann&Kunzelmann”, immediately became a bestseller when it was published in Sweden 2009. In Scandinavia he is also a wellknown singer/songwriter. His discography includes 7 CD:s, the most recent “Nattbok” (Warner/Metronome 2010).
C-J:s books in translation
The horrific sufferings of the mindreading monster Hercules Barefoot
(Den vidunderliga kärlekens historia)
World English/Harvill Secker
English-US/Harper Collins US
Chinese (Taiwan)/Global Group Holdings
Japanese/Random House Kodansha
Kunzelmann & Kunzelmann:
Documents concerning Rubashov the gambler
(dokument rörande spelaren Rubashov):
English UK, World/Harvill Secker
German/ Classen, List
För Herr Bachmanns broschyr:
Berlin på 8 kapitel: