The past is never dead
American detective Veronika Brand travels to Sweden for a family reunion but stumbles over a brutal murder scene, in this Nordic mystery thriller This Land is no Stranger.
Swedish gone bananas
Our ever-most popular book Svenskan går bananer explores the Swedish language in the way it is influenced by English. A great resource for advanced Swedish learners who tend to speak Swenglish once in a while. Out now.
The world’s only book on Swedish similes. A shortcut to speak more like native Swedes and insights into the culture and history behind expressions.
Medical Swedish for international healthcare professionals
Newly released Journalsvenska will soon be complemented with two pocketsized books about illnesses and medications.
LYS is an independent publishing house working for a brighter Sweden, with a focus on language, culture and belonging. Our readers are new and established Swedes and our mission is to promote local expertise and global experiences.
Course literature in professional Swedish
Course literature, Swedish as a second language
Books about language
Biographies and fiction
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Podcast in Swedish
Would it be helpful for your Swedish friends, colleagues or family members to understand more about what it’s like to learn Swedish, move to Sweden and become part of Swedish culture and society? Tell them about our podcast, Lysande lagom, that brings up all these questions in detail.
We create learning material, literature and other communication tools for international professionals working in Sweden or We have more than ten years’ experience of teaching professional Swedish and creating course material. Our books and tools are always directly applicable and based on real-life case studies.
Lectures and workshops
We help international professionals as well as their Swedish colleagues to develop cultural self-awareness and understanding of language within the context of work.
Speak to your readers
Our editing and text production team can help your organisation to develop text material adapted to more diverse target groups. We produce and edit text for readers and co-workers from different backgrounds and help you to formulate a long-term strategy for communicate in a more inclusive manner.