Nordic Noir

Harri Nykänen

Chair: Adam LeBor

28/02/2016 3:30 pm
King's Place, Room 2

In association with The Finnish Institute in London

Nordic Noir has already swept the world. Finland’s Harri Nykänen, creator of Jewish detective Ariel Kafka and journalist and author Adam LeBor introduce their latest Jewish-themed page-turners to UK audiences.

Harri Nykänen

Harri Nykänen was born in Helsinki and worked as a criminal journalist on Helsingin Sanomat from 1981 to 2001. His first book was published in 1986. He now writes a series of thrillers featuring the Jewish-Finnish detective Ariel Kafka.

Adam LeBor

Adam LeBor lives in Budapest and writes for The Economist,The New York Times, The Times and other publications. He is the author of a number of non-fiction books, including City of Oranges and the Orwell Prize shortlisted Hitler’s Secret Bankers.