Bokmässan 2020 – Online Book Fair

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Online Book Fair 2020

Meet author online at our online book festival

Six authors joined us in online conversations for our online book fair – if you missed any of these interesting meetings, watch the replays on facebook or youtube. See links below.


Author conversations from our online book fair (Sat 26th Sept)

David Nicholls

David Nicholls (UK) – in conversation with Daniel Ogden, lecturer at Uppsala university.
British author of the hugely successful One Day. Sweet Sorrow is his most recent novel. (The nicest man you’ll ever meet.)

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

Meet Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan (Scotland) – in conversation with Stina Björkelid, book lover at The English Bookshop.
Scottish bestselling author of almost 40 novels of feelgood fiction and science fiction – including 500 Miles From You. (Lives in a castle and has won Celebrity Mastermind!)

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde (UK) – in conversation with Linnéa Anglemark, lecturer at Uppsala university.
Award winning British author of novels like The Eyre Affair and The Constant Rabbit noted for their great literary references and wordplay. (He is the grandson of Joseph Retinger!)

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

Lev Grossman

Lev Grossman (US) – in conversation with Sara Bergmark Elfgren, author, writer, playwright.
American writer most known for his Magician novels which were turned into the hugely successful HBO TV series. (He’s been in lockdown with young children since March!)

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

Liz Hand

Liz Hand (US) – in conversation with Lasse Winkler, book trade journalist.
American award winning writer and critic. Her novels about crime solving Cass Neary have received universal praise and The Book of Lamp and Banners is her latest one. (Liz is a patron saint of The English Bookshop.)

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

Dirk Wittenborn

Dirk Wittenborn (US) – in conversation with Jan Smedh, co-founder The English Bookshop.
American screenwriter and novelist, most recently of The Stone Girl. (His novel Fierce People was turned into a film in 2005. )

» view livestream on facebook
» view livestream on youtube

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Multimediaambassaden, Mats Rytther