Tom Malmquist is a poet and sportswriter. He has written two highly acclaimed poetry collections. In Every Moment We Are Still Alive is his first novel. He lives in Sweden.
..". such a rush of emotion is a testament to Malmquist's extraordinary skill. ... 'In Every Moment We Are Still Alive' is a tremendous feat of emotional and artistic discipline. ... a triumph"--New York Times Book Review "Beautiful... arresting ... A deeply personal account ... As more books are published, we increasingly seek out those writers who promise to give us something more than mere fiction. We want books made out of lives... The value of Malmquist's book is precisely that it retains a trace of true human presence -- carefully preserved by the author." --THE GUARDIAN Most Anticipated Book of 2018 -- THE MILLIONS "[A] heady debut novel... moving...(a) beautiful, raw meditation on earth-shattering personal loss." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "It is bound to invite comparison to Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle... Perhaps more so than Knausgaard, Malmquist demonstrates over lengthy passages that he can relay life in an intense, heightened state. The result is exhilarating." --FINANCIAL TIMES "Kafkaesque... remarkably credible." --BOOKLIST "By turns raw, unsettled, and touching, Malmquist's book is an extended meditation on what it means to love and to mourn. A deeply emotional and affecting novel." --KIRKUS REVIEWS "A unique form... infused with deep urgency. A great stylist, Malmquist's immersive prose perfectly limns the demands of living within the chiaroscuro of deep grief."--Forword Reviews