(1954–2004) was a native of Sweden who wrote the internationally bestselling Millennium series
of crime novels. Originally written in Swedish, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest were posthumously published
in English in 2009. Larsson, a leading expert on antidemocratic right wing
extremism and neo-Nazi organizations, was the founder of the Swedish Expo
Foundation, an organization that seeks to eliminate white nationalism among
young people. He was also the editor of the organization’s magazine, Expo.