JO NESBO is a musician, songwriter, economist, and #1 New York Times bestselling author. He has won the Raymond Chandler Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as many other awards. His books have sold 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 50 languages. His Harry Hole novels include The Redeemer, The Snowman, The Leopard, Phantom, and most recently Knife, and he is also the author of The Son, The Kingdom, Headhunters, Macbeth, and several children's books. He lives in Oslo.