Talk: The Making and Re-making of Frankenstein

Talk: The Making and Re-making of Frankenstein

UPPSALA | Wednesday 31st October at 19.00

Welcome to Halloween at The English Bookshop in Uppsala! Daniel Ogden will give a talk about The Making and Re-making of Frankenstein – Celebrating 200 years of Mary Shelley’s gothic classic.

Join us for an evening where shadows lurk in the corners and literary genius lights our way.

Wednesday 31st October at 19.00
Tickets 70:- incl tea and cake.
Get your ticket at the bookshop today – limited number of seats.

Vote for Citizens of the Year in Uppsala

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Vote for Citizens of the Year in Uppsala

The founders of our shops – Jan & Christer – have been nominated for the Uppsala Citizen of the Year Award. We're all super excited about this!
 
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Win author signed copies

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Win author signed copies

** Contest now closed – winners announced after the weekend **

Win author signed copies of Robert Galbraith’s latest mystery novel Lethal White (hardback), Yuval Noah Harari’s exploration of the future 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (3 signed hardback copies), or an awesome pack with three suspenseful titles (3 packs).

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Author signing at the book fair in Gothenburg

Author signings at the book fair

GÖTEBORG Bokmässan | Thurs 27th–Sun 30th September

Welcome to our stand C04:29 at Bokmässan, Gothenburg Book Fair, Thursday 27th–Sunday 30th September.

Special fair offer: 3for2 on everything in the stand.

Author signings Friday and Saturday – click to see signing schedule.

Author Talk: The Three Wells of Screenwriting – Matthew Kalil

Author talk: The Three Wells of Screenwriting – Matthew Kalil

STOCKHOLM | Saturday 22nd Sept at 10.30

Saturday Morning Author Talk by writer and director Matthew Kalil,
author of The Three Wells of Screenwriting

Discover Your Deep Sources of Inspiration

Do you ever wonder where your story ideas come from? Discover your hidden wells of endless creativity and use them to write highly original scenes, characters, and adventures.

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Non-Fiction reading group: Factfulness – Hans Rosling

Non-Fiction reading group: Factfulness – Hans Rosling

UPPSALA |  Thursday 27th Sept at 19.00

In September, our new Non-Fiction reading group will be discussing Factfulness –  Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling.

Click to read more, see video and how to sign up

Philosophy Special Theme Reading Group

Philosophy reading group: Would you kill the fat man?

STOCKHOLM Monday 8th Oct | UPPSALA Tuesday 9 Oct

WOULD YOU KILL THE FAT MAN?
The Trolley Problem and What Your Answer Tells Us about Right and Wrong

Welcome to join this special theme philosophy reading group, facilitated by Madeleine Hyde. There will be a meeting in Uppsala as well as in Stockholm.

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Author visit: David Christian – Origin Story


Author visit: David Christian – Origin Story

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th Sept at 18.00
(please note *Tuesday*, a previous post stated the wrong weekday)

Author visit: DAVID CHRISTIAN, author of
Origin Story – A Big History of Everything

This is the epic story of the universe and our place in it, from 13.8 billion years ago to the remote future.

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction?

Big History creator David Christian gives the answers in a mind-expanding cosmological detective story told on the grandest possible scale.

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Culture Night at the bookshop

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 8th September

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop!

11.00 Storytelling for Children with David

18.00 Ann Charters on Tranströmer
Ann will talk about her new book Two Widows See Their Poets Sleeping, of poetry, her friendship with Tomas Tranströmer, and his funeral.

19.00 Reading, writing, and the books that inspire
A conversation between Sara Bergmark Elfgren and Helena Dahlgren on literature, horror, the joy of reading and the pleasures and hardships of writing.

Saturday 8th September. Free! 

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 23rd August 2018 at 19.00

Join us for this interesting talk by Daniel Ogden on the literary importance of August.

Tickets 60:- (incl tea & cake).
Get your ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

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Books of the Month – October 2021

Bryan Washington
Memorial
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the reading group

Sylvia Townsend Warner
Summer Will Show
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Sophia Money-Coutts
Did You Miss Me?
Trade Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Brandon Taylor
Filthy Animals
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Robert Goddard
The Fine Art of Invisible Detection
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Jonathan Ames
A Man Named Doll
Paperback

Noir of the month

Jay Posey
Every Sky A Grave
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the reading group

T. L. Huchu
The Library of the Dead
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

Kerri Maniscalco
Kingdom of the Wicked
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Shappi Khorsandi
Kissing Emma
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Mohsen Zaldi
A Dutiful Boy
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – September 2021

Celia Laskey
Under the Rainbow
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the online reading group

Isabel Colegate
The Shooting Party
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the online reading group

Fiona Gibson
The Dog Share
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Paul McVeigh (ed)
The 32
Paperback

Short stories of the month

Anthology of Irish Working-Class Voices

Candas Jane Dorsey
The Adventures of Isabel
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Dirk Wittenborn
The Stone Girl
Paperback

Noir of the month

*Join the online Crime reading group

Linden Lewis
The First Sister
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month*

*Join the online reading group

Susanna Clarke
Piranesi
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the online reading group

Kalynn Bayron
This Poison Heart
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

David Levithan & Jennifer Niven
Take Me With You When You Go
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Merlin Sheldrake
Entangled Life
Paperback

How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2021

Kate Reed Petty
True Story
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

* Join the online reading group

Bernice L. McFadden
Sugar
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group

Sue Moorcroft
Under the Italian Sun
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Mary South
You Will Never Be Forgotten
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Alex Pavesi
Eight Detectives
Paperback

Mystery of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group

Halley Sutton
The Lady Upstairs
Paperback

Noir of the month

Stark Holborn
Ten Low
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

* Join the online reading group

Hannah Whitten
For the Wolf
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

* Join the online reading group

Jadie Jang
Monkey Around
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

T J Klune
The Extraordinaries
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month