Jussi Adler-Olsen is Denmark’s #1 crime writer and a New York Times bestseller. Jussi Adler-Olsen was born in Copenhagen and studied medicine, sociology, politics and film. He worked as a magazine editor and publisher before starting to write fiction. His books routinely top the bestseller lists in Europe and have sold more than 15 million copies around the world. His many prestigious Nordic crime-writing awards include the Glass Key Award, also won by Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbø, Stieg Larsson, and Peter Høeg. So far he has written three Department Q thrillers, which all hit the Danish bestseller lists on publication and stayed there ever since.