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Halloween Storytelling for Children, Saturday 31st October in Uppsala

Come for some slightly spooky stories to celebrate Halloween.
Dress up if you dare!

11 o'clock, Saturday 31st October in the Uppsala shop.

  • The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent

The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent

Author visit: Max Porter in conversation with Lasse Winkler

Max Porter - Grief is the Thing with Feathers

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 5th November at 19:00 (ticketed event)

We are super excited about this visit in the Stockholm shop – this author’s first novel completely blew our socks off! His name is Max Porter, and he’s a senior editor at Granta Books and Portobello Books. He previously managed an independent bookshop and won the Young Bookseller of the Year award. We’ve invited him from London to come and discuss his debut novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers.

Halloween Special Storytelling, Saturday 31st in Uppsala

Halloween storytelling at The English Bookshop, 2015

Welcome all 3-6 year olds for a special Halloween storytelling with Hannah in the Uppsala shop.

No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

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Breakfast Talk with Binyavanga Wainaina


Binyavanga Wainaina

STOCKHOLM Breakfast Talk, Saturday 24th October at 10:00

Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing. In April 2014, Time magazine included Wainaina in its annual TIME 100 as one of the ”Most Influential People in the World”. Earlier that year, as a response to a series of anti-gay laws being passed in Africa, Wainaina had publicly announced that he was gay, publishing a short story titled ”I am a homosexual, Mum”.

Storytelling for Children, Saturday 17th October at the English Bookshop in Uppsala

A really good story can be told over and over again.

Stories and re-tellings at eleven o’clock, Saturday 17th October at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Goldilocks and Just the One Bear by Leigh Hodgkinson

Goldilocks and Just the One Bear by Leigh Hodgkinson

Storytelling for Children, 3d October at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

This week, let’s have some stories all about you!
What could be more interesting?

Saturday 3rd October, eleven o’clock at the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

Things I like by Anthony Browne

Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Things I like by Anthony Browne Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Hooray! It’s story time again!

Old favourites and new discoveries, picture books and poetry, laughs and sighs.
Come along at eleven o’clock, Saturday 19th September at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Mrs Armitage on Wheels by Quentin Blake Mr Magnolia by Quentin Blake

Spend a Cultural Night at the bookshop!


KulturNatten 12 Sept 2015

For the Culture Night in Uppsala, Saturday 12th September,  we’re pleased and honored to present you with three great literary afficionados:

At 18.00: Jen Campbell, poet, short story writer and author of the amazingly accurate Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops-books and also The Bookshop Book.

At 19.30: Marie Phillips will discuss her Baileys prize longlisted novel The Table of Less Valued Knights and Gods Behaving Badly (also made into a film starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Walken!).

And, lastly: our grand finale at 21.00: Ann Charters, beat expert extraordinaire, will read poems and pieces by Sam Charters, among others, Things to do in Piccadilly and What Paths, What Journeys.

Read more about the Uppsala Culture Night at www.kulturnattenuppsala.se

Mini-festival in the Stockholm shop

Jen Campbell and Marie Phillips

The Stockholm shop invites you to a September mini festival. Author Jen Campbell is visiting for an exciting, bookshop themed evening talk on Thursday 10th September, and novelist Marie Phillips will join us for our next Breakfast Talk on the morning of the 11th. Tickets are for sale in the Stockholm shop, please find all info below.

Tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett! –Event at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Tribute to Terry Pratchett – Event at The English Bookshop Uppsala 20150902Oooook!
Time for another tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett!
On Wednesday, September 2nd, at 7 pm, we will throw a launch party (of sorts) for the very last book in the Discworld series: The Shepherd's Crown. Special guest, quiz, prizes, cake and lots of friendly Pratchett fans!

Tickets 75 kr, and net proceeds will go to Terry Pratchett's very own Orangutan foundation – and all participants are very welcome to donate, too!

Be there or be a rectangular thynge!

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