Lene Fogelberg Blog

Lene Fogelberg is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Beautiful Affliction: A Memoir. A native Swede, she has lived in the US, Europe, and Asia. The Lightning Tree is the first book in her YA trilogy, The Natural Intelligence Revolution.

(Change)

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Time flies so quickly! I can barely believe that four years of living in Jakarta have already passed. As I am writing this our house is being emptied by the movers, lifting the boxes containing all our things into a huge truck that will carry them to the container, in which they’ll be shipped to…

(Hope)

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Hello Friends! Here is a picture of Beautiful Affliction in my book shelf, next to some of the books on writing I have read and re-read the past years (and an Indonesian wood carved elephant ūüôā ). It is still a strange feeling, seeing and holding a copy of my book! I remember when it was still a…

(Grateful)

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I am just filled with gratitude as the feedback from readers comes in; grateful that they are reading Beautiful Affliction, grateful that they take the time to tell me about their experiences of reading my book,¬†and grateful for amazing accounts like these: A mother with grown children tells me…

(I ‚ô• Book Clubs)

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I am very happy to report that several book clubs in the US, Canada and Sweden have chosen to read Beautiful Affliction, something¬†I consider a¬†tremendous honor. I only wish I could be there when they discuss my book after reading it, oh, to be a fly on the wall and hear what they are saying! :)…

(In Bali!)

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Greetings from Bali! We have a lot to celebrate: the girls’ holiday from school, my “second birthday” (which was last week: the 7th anniversary of my heart surgeries), and one month since the official publication day for Beautiful Affliction! In addition, it is Islamic New Year in Indonesia, whi…

(7th Anniversary)

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I was woken up this morning by my husband and the girls singing Happy Birthday and carrying a tray with fruit salad and apple juice. The anniversary of my heart surgeries have become my “second birthday” and there is nothing better than to celebrate with my family and apple juice! (Readers of Be…

(Change of Plans)

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Wow, there’s so much going on that the big book tour I had planned in October, spanning across Asia–Sweden–Philadelphia, USA, turned out to not perhaps be the best idea. We’re holding off on that for now, since I am completely busy answering interviews, appearing on radio (last night), writing…

Thank You

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It has already been a week since Publication Day, and what a week! The first 24 hours I barely slept because of the congratulations that poured in from the US, Europe and Asia. Since these are three different time zones, people started waking up before people in another time zone went to bed, an…

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