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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!

Ann Charters on The Beats and The Blues

Ann Charters on The Beats and The Blues

Stockholm:
Don’t miss one of the foremost authorities on the Beats, doing a special talk at The English Bookshop in Stockholm.

We are thrilled to welcome Ann Charters, a retired professor of English at The University of Connecticut and a patron saint of the bookshop, who on this night will discuss The Beats and The Blues. There will also be an exclusive book sale of the late music historian, writer and producer Sam Charter’s books.

Ann published her critically acclaimed biography of Jack Kerouac in 1973 and it’s never been out of print since. In addition to this, she has edited the Portable Jack Kerouac, The Selected Letters of Jack Kerouac 1940-56 & 1957-69, and several volumes on the Beat Generation.

Tickets 50:- (includes a drink). Get your ticket at the Stockholm bookshop today! 

Book launch at the Stockholm shop

Book launch The Second Child and Night Flares

Book Launch in the Stockholm shop:

Jon Stenhugg and Robert Pacholik are launching their latest books at The English Bookshop in Stockholm. Join us for the Launch Party, meet the authors and mingle.

Wednesday 12th August at 17-19
Free - No need to RSVP

Take this opportunity to listen to Swedish-based author Jon Stenhugg relate the backstory behind his new crime thriller, The Second Child.

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch is the British mastermind of the critically acclaimed Rivers of London-series, following the young Metropolitan Police Officer Peter Grant in the supernatural, underground world of London. Aaronovitch has also written for television, including two Doctor Who serials.

Join us in the Uppsala or Stockholm shop to hear Aaronovitch discuss fantasy, writing and his latest novel Foxglove Summer. There will of course be plenty of time for questions and signings!

UPPSALA Wednesday 5th August at 19.00.
Tickets 20:-.

STOCKHOLM Thursday 6th August at 10.00 (the first in a series of Breakfast talks at the Stockholm bookshop).
Tickets 30:- (incl a light breakfast)

Get your tickets at the bookshop today, seating is limited.

Book Launch at The English Bookshop Stockholm – Making Headlines by Simon Linter

Simon Linter is launching his first novel Making Headlines at The English Bookshop Stockholm SOFO, Södermannagatan 22. Come and meet Simon, listen to a short reading form his book and have your book signed.

Follow the exploits of hackneyed local TV news reporter, Chris Wilkinson, as he plots to make his own news story to boost his ego and further his career. He gets more than he bargained for...

Simon Linter is launching his first novel Making Headlines at The English Bookshop Stockholm SOFO, Södermannagatan 22. Come and meet Simon, listen to a short reading form his book and have your book signed.

Wednesday June 24th at 17.00
Refreshments will be served. No rsvp, just show up.

Also by Simon Linter: How I Learnt to Stop Missing England and Love the Herring or A Decade in Sweden

Making Headlines by Simon Linter How I Learnt to Stop Missing England and Love the Herring or A Decade in Sweden by Simon Linter

Meet the new wave of Swedish speculative fiction writers – The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Waiting for the Machines to Fall AsleepCome and meet the new Swedish authors of speculative fiction. Hans Olsson, Oskar Källner, Markus Sköld, Björn Engström and Andrew Coulthard will be in the bookshop signing books and hanging out for a chat. Don't miss it!

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep contains 26 stories covering themes – as the authors describe it – "Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.".

At The English Bookshop in Uppsala, May 24th, 15:30

Celebrate spring! Literary Afternoon Tea at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Literary Afternoon Tea, The English Bookshop in Uppsala

You are hereby invited to our Literary Afternoon Tea, Sunday 31st of May at 4 pm.

Enjoy tea, sandwiches and cake while you listen to classic spring and love poems being read to you – and all are encouraged to bring their own favourites to read, too.

Get your tickets at the bookshop, 50:-
Limited number of seats.

Storytelling for Children, 9th May at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

We’re thinking about the summer coming.
We’re hoping for tigers creeping and flowers growing in our summer garden.

The last story-time before the summer break is at eleven o’clock, Saturday 9th May at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Tiger Tom by Mary Green, illustrated by Stephen Gulbis Doing the Garden by Sarah Garland

Ogoola Game Night at the Stockholm shop May 7th

Ogoola Game Night

Welcome to a game playing evening in the Stockholm bookshop. We'll play the Ogoola Karuta Poetry Game– an English version of the Japanese game Karuta.

Thursday May 7th at 7pm. No entrance fee, but limited space.
Drop by the Stockholm shop and sign up, or email stockholm@bookshop.se

A game about listening and finding FAST what you are listening to in the cards you will pick. Grab the correct cards before the others do in order to win! Known as an intellectual martial arts game in Japan. The cards have famous poetry quotes on them but no prior knowledge is needed!

Program: Introduction of the game / Short rule explanation Trials / ”Genpei-gassen” (the Genpei war) / Intermission with Japanese tea and crackers / Tournament with a prize.

Visit www.ogoola.se for more info on the game

Remembering Terry Pratchett – The English Bookshop in Uppsala

We’ll be raising our teacups to his memory, and celebrate his brilliance with a talk, a quiz, a little exhibition, and all sorts of fun things. Cake will be served, and beware, it just might con- tain more than just the average ingredients...

Tuesday April 28th at 7 pm at The English Bookshop, Uppsala

Buy your tickets in the shop. Seats are limited. Tickets are 80:- (20:- goes to support Alzheimerfonden)

Remembering Terry Pratchett – a celebratory evening at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

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