Czech rights to Arto Paasilinna’s hilarious novel GOD ALMIGHTY (Auta armias, WSOY 1989) sold to Hejkal. It has been previously published in Dutch (Wereldbibliotheek), German (Lübbe), Norwegian (Aschehoug) and Swedish (Brombergs).
A vast collection of Pentti Holappa’s (b. 1927) poetry will be published in Hebrew by Carmel Publishing. The selection of the poems will be made by PhD Rami Saari, who will also translate the poems.
Arto Paasilinna’s option publisher Aschehoug has bought the rights to THE HERB GARDEN OF UNHANGED SCROUNDELS (Hirttämättömien lurjusten yrttitarha, WSOY 1998), altogether their 16th title in a respectable list of classic, shamelessly humorous Paasilinna novels.