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Lydia Sandgren (b. 1987) is a practicing psychologist living in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her debut novel Collected Works was published by Albert Bonniers Förlag in 2020 to great critical acclaim and went on to become a major bestseller, selling over 100,000 copies in Sweden alone.

Collected Works was awarded the 2020 August Prize, Sweden’s most prestigious literary award, and marks the arrival of an important new voice of Scandinavian letters.

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2020 – August Prize for Best Swedish Fiction of the Year for Collected Works 

2020 – The Summer Prize for Collected Works

2020 – The Your Book, Our Choice Award for Collected Works

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