Jonas Jonasson was a journalist for the Expressen newspaper for many years. He became a media consultant and later on set up a company producing sports and events for Swedish television. He sold his company and moved abroad to work on his first novel. Jonasson now lives on the Swedish island Gotland in the Baltic Sea.
Praise for The Hundred-Year-Old Man:
'A mordantly funny and loopily freewheeling debut novel about ageing disgracefully' Sunday Times
'Imaginative, laugh-out-loud . . . a brilliant satire on the foibles of mankind' Daily Telegraph
'Fast-moving and relentlessly sunny' Guardian