Swedish author Ia Genberg, born 1967, began her writing career as a journalist.

She published her debut novel, Sweet Friday, in 2012, followed by another novel, Belated Farewell (2013) and the short story collection Small Comfort, and four other tales about money (2018). The Details, her third novel, was an instant Swedish bestseller, and has since sold in 30 territories all over the world. The Details won both The August Prize for Best Fiction and The Aftonbladet Literary Prize in 2022. The English translation was shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024.

All nominated books

Book cover of The Details by Ia Genberg with torn black and white photos of peoples faces.