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Malin Persson Giolito
Original language
Original title
Störst av allt
London: Simon & Schuster, 2017
406 p.
9781471160332 (paperback)

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About Malin Persson Giolito

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Anna Malin Ulrika Persson Giolito (born 25 September 1969 in Stockholm) is a Swedish author and lawyer. She is the daughter of novelist and criminologist, Leif G. W. Persson. Persson Giolito wrote the award-winning book Störst av allt (Quicksand) which has won the awards for Best Swedish Crime Novel in 2016, Glass Key Award in 2017 and the Prix du Polar Européen in 2018.

Early life

Malin Persson Giolito was born 25 September, 1969 in Stockholm, Sweden to novelist and criminologist, Leif G. W. Persson and Birgitta Liedstrand. She grew up in Djursholm, Sweden.


Persson Giolito graduated from Uppsala University in 1994 and initially worked at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. She earned a master's degree in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. She has also studied at Stockholm University in Sweden and at the Université catholique de l'Ou…Read more on Wikipedia