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Old 06-27-2017, 03:03 PM
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Author Jo NesbÝ is also lead singer and guitarist for the band Di Derre, which has 4 top ten albums in his native Norway (the band's first hit album predates the Harry Hole series.)
I left a few things out. He also has a degree in Economics and worked as a financial analyst before his writing career took off. Also, from the New Yorker:

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When he was eighteen, he won the prize for best junior player at the prestigious Norway Cup. But torn ligaments in both knees made an athletic career impossible...