In a week when the Man Booker judges unveiled their final 13, our books editor Katy Guest comes up with a clutch of awards of her own
Daniel Craig says 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' is as "adult as you can possible make it".
Entranced by a genuine chiller
The success of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy drove UK publisher Quercus to record results in 2010, allowing the company to announce its maiden dividend.
If it followed the pattern of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, Eva Gabrielsson's book might be called "The girl who was cheated of millions". Alternatively, it might even be called "The girl who co-wrote the biggest literary phenomenon of the 21st century".
Trent Reznor won a Golden Globe last night for his work on 'The Social Network' soundtrack.
The week in books
There's nothing stodgy about the unconventional approach taken to this year's crop of profiles
The world's most famous investigative reporter is a brave but fallible hack with a record in exposing economic corruption, whose string of lovers includes a girl with a dragon tattoo. Unfortunately for journalism, Mikael Blomkvist is a figment of the imagination of novelist Stieg Larsson, creator of the bestselling Millennium trilogy.
Non-stop pyrotechnics don’t allow much time for love and emotion, but you have to admire the freshness and pizzazz of this high summer caper
Another stab at vice and men
The Independent Online has a world exclusive clip from The Girl Who Played WIth Fire, the second film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy.
Readers review this week’s book
Today’s announcement that Daniel Craig is to star in a Hollywood film of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is great news for fans of Stieg Larsson. But it represents a rather less exciting development for those who prefer Craig’s other alter ego, James Bond.
Readers review this week's film
Adapted from the first of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" crime novels, TGWTDT spends half its running time telling us the back stories of its two heroes, a campaigning journalist (Michael Nyqvist) who has a jail term looming, and the titular tattooed hacker (Noomi Rapace).