Tiina Nunnally

Tiina Nunnally is an American literary translator and author. She is known for her translations of Scandinavian literature, including works by Hans Christian Andersen, Tove Jansson, and Peter H√łeg. Nunnally has received numerous awards for her translations, including the PEN Translation Prize.


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  1. 1. The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency

    "The Copenhagen Trilogy" is a collection of three autobiographical novels by Tove Ditlevsen, chronicling her life from childhood to adulthood in Copenhagen. The first book, "Childhood," explores Ditlevsen's difficult upbringing in a working-class family, while "Youth" delves into her teenage years and early adulthood, including her struggles with addiction and mental illness. The final book, "Dependency," examines Ditlevsen's relationships and her battle with addiction, culminating in her eventual recovery. Through her candid and introspective writing, Ditlevsen offers a poignant and powerful portrayal of the human experience.

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