To my great joy, my publishing house Natur och kultur gave me a generous subsidy: the reason is that my latest novel, Alkemistens dotter, was nominated for the August prize (which it, alas, didn't win even if the nomination itself was very flattering).
Two days later, the swedish Samfundet De Nio decided to award me a prize of 30,000 SEK for my writings - very welcome and pleasurable.
So, now, being moved from the gutter where I've spend most of my life to the swedish cultural establishment, despite reputation as being a provoker and a bad boy. This means I've got to change my style. Here goes: