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Jo Nesbø was born on March 29, 1960 in Molde, Norway. He graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics with a degree in economics and business administration. He worked as a freelance journalist and a stockbroker before he began his writing career. He is the author of The Harry Hole series and The Doctor Proctor series. The 2011 film Headhunters is based on his novel Hodejegerne (The Headhunters). In 2017 he made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title, The Thirst. He is also the main vocalist and songwriter for the Norwegian rock band Di Derre. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Snowman 4,881 copies, 219 reviews
The Redbreast 4,286 copies, 151 reviews
The Bat 3,370 copies, 177 reviews
Nemesis 3,044 copies, 116 reviews
The Devil's Star 2,997 copies, 106 reviews
The Leopard 2,691 copies, 100 reviews
The Redeemer 2,474 copies, 91 reviews
Phantom 2,092 copies, 79 reviews
Cockroaches 2,050 copies, 76 reviews
Police 1,729 copies, 84 reviews
Headhunters 1,695 copies, 80 reviews
The Son 1,428 copies, 80 reviews
The Thirst 1,141 copies, 43 reviews
Blood on Snow 916 copies, 55 reviews
Macbeth 859 copies, 49 reviews
Midnight Sun 700 copies, 33 reviews
Knife 657 copies, 27 reviews
The Kingdom 409 copies, 21 reviews
Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder 391 copies, 12 reviews
Bubble in the Bathtub 175 copies, 3 reviews
Who Cut the Cheese? 151 copies, 1 review
The Magical Fruit 92 copies, 2 reviews
The White Hotel 20 copies
Serum CD 3 copies, 1 review
O Filho 2 copies
Occupied 1 copy
Hunger (Introduction, some editions) 4,345 copies, 113 reviews
The Man on the Balcony (Introduction, some editions) 1,198 copies, 38 reviews
Headhunters [2011 film] (Original novel) 26 copies, 1 review
Bubble in the Bathtub [2015 film] (Original novel) 1 copy
Occupied (2015- TV Series) (Original Idea) 1 copy

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JO NESBØ is a musician, songwriter, and economist, as well as a writer. His Harry Hole novels include The Redeemer, The Snowman, The Leopard and Phantom, and he is also the author of several stand-alone novels and the Doctor Proctor series of children's books. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Glass Key for best Nordic crime novel.
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