Since 1986 the Swedish writer Fredrik Sjöberg has lived on Runmarö island, a natural paradise in Stockholm archipelago. Here he studies insects and he reflects on changes in fauna, flora and landscape, discovering unexpected returns and sensational apparitions of disappeared or emigrated species.

Fredrik Sjöberg is a Swedish writer and cultural journalist, but also entomologist and collector. He studied biology at Lund University and after his degree he spent two years traveling around the world.

In Italy his books has been published by Iperborea and you can read more about his life on Runmarö on “The Passenger – Sweden“, a book-magazine that collects investigations, literary reportages and narrative essays in order to portrait the contemporary life of a country and its inhabitants.

“The Passenger – Sweden” was published also thanks to a literature grant by the C.M. Lerici Foundation.

Photo: Giulia Mangione / Prospekt Photographers.

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