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Jo interviewed by Wall Street Journal about Macbeth

24 January 2014

Jo has been interviewed by Wall Street Journal about his retelling of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Please click here to read the full interview.

Jo Nesbø To Retell Macbeth

14 January 2014

Jo Nesbø is set to retell Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most powerful tragedies, for the Hogarth Shakespeare series, which from 2016 will see writers including Margaret Atwood, Jeanette Winterson and Howard Jacobson retelling plays from Shakespeare’s canon.
Read more on The Guardian.

Nesbø sales record in Germany

20 December 2013

Jo Nesbø’s Police, the tenth installment in the Harry Hole series, has now sold more than 150.000 copies in hardback in Germany.

Jo Nesbø No. 4 in Italy

26 November 2013

Police, the tenth installment in Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole series, was published in Italy last week and is No. 4 on the official bestseller list for fiction this week.

Nesbø on Czech and Polish bestseller lists

22 November 2013

Jo Nesbø’s The Leopard (Harry Hole #8) is No. 1 on the official bestseller list in Czech Republic and Police (Harry Hole #10) is No. 2 on the Empik list in Poland.

Police No. 2 in Germany

21 November 2013

Jo Nesbø’s Police, the tenth installment in the Harry Hole series just released in Germany, has already reached No. 2 on the official hardcover list in Germany.

Two New Books From Nesbø

8 October 2013

We are delighted to announce two new novels from Jo Nesbø writing under the pen name Tom Johansen. The first book, Blood on Snow, will be published in autumn 2014 with the second, Blood On Snow 2 (working title), to follow in spring 2015. Further information about both books and Tom Johansen will be revealed in early 2014.

Doctor Proctor and the Great Gold Robbery is No.1 in Norway

30 September 2013

Jo has four titles on the bestseller lists in Norway this week. Doctor Proctor and the Great Gold Robbery (Doctor Proctor #4, published in 2012) is No. 1 and Police is No. 8 on the official list for fiction.
Phantom (Harry Hole #9, published in 2011) is No. 11 and Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder (Doctor Proctor #1, published in 2007) is No. 14 on the official paperback list .

Police No. 1 in Ireland and No. 2 in the UK

24 September 2013

Police entered the official Irish bestseller list at No. 1 this week. In addition, the novel is No. 2 on the bestseller list in the UK for the second consecutive week.

Police No. 2 in the UK

19 September 2013

Jo Nesbø’s Police (Harry Hole #10) was published by Harvill Secker just a couple of days ago in the UK and it’s already No. 2 on the official bestseller list.
 
Jo visited BBC Breakfast last week, you can watch his appearance here:
 

Police released in the UK today

12 September 2013

Today is publication day in the UK for Jo Nesbo’s 10th Harry Hole thriller Police! And what better way to celebrate then by listening to the first chapter of Harvill Secker’s audio download edition – click below to listen now.
 

 
 
UK crime community Dead Good will be live-streaming the first evening event of Jo’s UK and Ireland tour! Click this link from 6pm GMT to hear Jo in conversation with Emma Kennedy.

Exclusive video of Jo talking about Police

11 September 2013

Ladies & gentlemen – we have a HUGE treat for you today! To celebrate the first English language publication of Jo’s new Harry Hole thriller POLICE this Thursday we have an EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of Jo talking about the new book in Oslo!
 

Jo Interviewed by The Telegraph

9 September 2013

Jo Nesbø talks to The Telegraph’s Jake Kerridge about his latest Harry Hole novel and his lifelong fascination with what makes ordinary people do evil things. Click here to read the interview.

Great pre-pub review for Police

28 August 2013

Police, the tenth installment in the Harry Hole series, will be published in the US on October 15th and the novel already got a fantastic, starred review in Kirkus:
 
“Having upped the ante with the previous novel in the Harry Hole series, the author goes for broke here. Arguably the most densely packed and ambitiously plotted novel in a series that has been getting darker with each volume … There’s a religious dimension to the plot twists of death and rebirth, of man playing god, both the redeemer and the avenger. … a surprise ending promises a fresh start for a series that had appeared to end with its previous novel.”
 
To pre-order your copy, please go to Amazon.com by clicking here.

Jo Nesbø Tour in UK and Ireland

15 August 2013

We’re delighted to announce Jo’s 2013 UK and Ireland tour! This September Jo will be touring in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland – signing in bookshops and speaking at events. Events and signings will be held in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Stirling, Belfast and Dublin – with the publication day event for Police in London! Head to Events for more information on the tour and to purchase tickets.

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