Pohjolan leijona won Tieto-Finlandia 2014 and Vuoden tiedekirja


Suomen kirjasäätiö awarded in November 2014 Mirkka Lappalainen’s Pohjolan leijona (Siltala 2014) with Tieto-Finlandia (Finlandia Literary Prize for Non-Fiction). The award sum is 30,000 euros.

The book was awarded with “Vuoden tiedekirja 2014” prize in January 2015 by Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies).  The award sum is 10,000 euros.

Congratulations, Mirkka!

Pohjolan leijona explores Finland at the turn of the 17th century under the reign of Gustav II Adolf, young and charismatic King of Sweden. More information about the book from the publisher’s website (in Finnish)

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