“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest,” the third novel in Stieg Larsson’s bestselling “Millennium” trilogy, hit U.S. bookstores Tuesday. The crime novels, published originally in Sweden, center around investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander, a tattooed and pierced computer hacker with a photographic memory.
On a personal quest to bring his father’s work to a broader audience, Carl Kohler’s son Henry (together with his sister Frida) he approached galleries in hopes that someone would embrace the work, but didn’t have any luck.
Question/Comment: If the banks are nationalized and become healthy again, what is the process for reprivatization? Do stockholders on record as of the date of nationalization have any priorities when the banks are reprivatized? How did Sweden manage this process? … Continue reading
Business correspondent Paul Solman explores the problem of banks holding toxic assets and explains how the Swedes successfully emerged from a similar economic crisis by splitting banks into “good” and “bad” categories. Continue reading
Facing the threat of kidnapping, torture, and beheadings, Iraqi interpreters who have worked for U.S. forces are seeking refuge for themselves and their families in the United States. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports on their search for safety. Continue reading
Sweden has been a refuge for thousands of Iraqis displaced by the war. NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how the country has handled the influx of refugees and what life is like for Iraqis in a new land. Continue reading