Skip to main content
Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

John Ajvide Lindqvist

John Ajvide Lindqvist

John Ajvide Lindqvist is the author of Let the Right One In and Handling the Undead. Let The Right One In, his debut novel, was an instant bestseller in Sweden and was named Best Novel in Translation 2005 in Norway. The Swedish film adaptation, directed by Tomas Alfredsson, has won top honors at film festivals all over the globe, including Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. An American remake, Let Me In, written and directed by Cloverfield director Matt Reeves, was released in October 2010 to rave reviews. Lindqvist grew up in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm and the setting for Let the Right One In. Wanting to become something awful and fantastic, he first became a conjurer, and then was a stand-up comedian for twelve years. He has also written for Swedish television. He lives in Sweden.

I Am Behind You

John Ajvide Lindqvist
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

A compelling, eerie new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Let the Right One In.

"At the top of his game, Lindqvist gives Stephen King and John...

Available in:

Audio Book eBook
Buy

Let the Old Dreams Die

John Ajvide Lindqvist, translated by Ebba Segerberg
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

A classic short story collection from the writer called Sweden's Stephen King that continues the breathtaking story begun in the internationally acclaimed classic Let the Right One In

Available in:

eBook
Buy

Little Star

John Ajvide Lindqvist
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

"Establishes Lindqvist as Sweden's Stephen King."

--The Washington Post on Harbor

John Ajvide Lindqvist has been crowned the heir apparent to Stephen King...

Available in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy

Harbor

John Ajvide Lindqvist
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

John Ajvide Lindqvist has taken the horror world by storm. His first novel, Let the Right One In, has been made into critically acclaimed films in both Sweden and in the U.S (as Let Me In)....

Available in:

Physical Book Audio Book eBook
Buy

Handling the Undead

John Ajvide Lindqvist
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

"John Ajvide Lindqvist is a master philosopher of the horror genre." --Washington Post Book World

Zombies and human clash in this horror novel by the author of the international bestseller...

Available in:

Physical Book Audio Book eBook
Buy

Itsy Bitsy

John Ajvide Lindqvist; Translated by Ebba Segerberg
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

Destined to become a modern classic, the short story Itsy Bitsy is guaranteed to make you think twice before you take a picture of someone in a bikini. In this creepy shocker, horror author...

Available in:

eBook
Buy

Let Me In

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Let Me In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden!

It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg, a...

Available in:

Physical Book Audio Book eBook
Buy

Let the Right One In

John Ajvide Lindqvist; Translated by Ebba Segerberg
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Let the Right One In Takes Top Honors at Tribeca Film Festival and is now an Award-winning movie in both the U.S. and Sweden!

It is autumn 1981 when inconceivable horror comes to Blackeberg,...

Available in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy

VIEW MORE WORKS BY THIS AUTHOR

Tor.com

    MORE BLOG POSTS →

    LATEST ON TWITTER