Christmas Hours at the bookshops

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Christmas Hours at the bookshops

With less than a week to go before Christmas, we're giving Santa a helping hand: longer Christmas shop hours at the bookshops!

<-- Check the shops' hours in the yellow left column.

And we're happy to help Santa with some recommendations too!

Booksigning with Billy Bob Buttons

Billy Bob ButtonsUPPSALA | Saturday 12th December at 13:00

Billy Bob Buttons, author of The Gullfoss legends and the exciting Tor trilogy will do a signing with us on Saturday the 12th – don’t miss!

» Billy Bob Buttons' titles in the webshop

Christmas Storytelling for Children

Christmas Storytelling

UPPSALA | Saturday 12th December at 11:00

Welcome to an extra Christmas themed storytelling in the Uppsala shop – with a brand new reader! We’re very happy to introduce Luci, all the way from Australia.

No need to book a seat, just show up and join the fun! Bring your kids and their friends.

Books of the month for December

General Fiction: Lily King – Euphoria

British Crime: Karen Perry – Only We Know

Tough Crime: Paul Doiron – Poacher's Son

Science Fiction: Linda Nagata – The Red: First Light

Fantasy: Susan Murray – The Waterborne Blade

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Jonathan Wood – Yesterday's Hero

Classic of the Month: Jerome K. Jerome – Three Men in a Boat

Teen reading: Nicola Yoon – Everything, Everything

Lily King – EuphoriaKaren Perry – Only We KnowPaul Doiron – Poacher's SonLinda Nagata – The Red: First LightSusan Murray – The Waterborne BladeJonathan Wood – Yesterday's HeroJerome K. Jerome – Three Men in a BoatNicola Yoon – Everything, Everything

Storytelling for Children, 28th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pony can go to the beach. And take her friends too.
But an elephant is not allowed on the bus.

Exploring recreation and regulation in the last story time of 2015.
Eleven o’clock, on Saturday 28th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Noni the Pony goes to the beach by Alison Lester

You can’t take an Elephant on the Bus by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman

Noni the Pony goes to the beach by Alison Lester You can’t take an Elephant on the Bus by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman

Dr Who Adventure Trail

Doctor Who Adventure Trail

UPPSALA | Sunday 22nd Nov at 14:00

Fun, running and saving the planet (and remember – don’t blink, there might be monsters). The afternoon begins with a mission to save the day, and a walk about town, and we finish with a traditional tea, talk and quiz.

Time: Sunday 22 November 14:00 (tea at 16:30)
Place: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
Cost 60 kr, get your ticket today!
Reason: We’ll have a blast!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket today!

Dress up as your ­favourite character – or monster! Fabulous prizes to be won.

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Wednesday 18th November

20 years - 20 percent off everythingSince The Uppsala English Bookshop first opened up its doors to the public that November day in 1995, a lot has happened: bigger (and bigger!) venue, a second shop opened in Stockholm, several reading groups and ­becoming a natural part of daily life in Uppsala.

On Wednesday 18th November we kick off the celebrations with 20% off everything and extra late opening hours with anniversary parties in both the Uppsala and Stockholm shops. Drop in at any time after six to mingle, enjoy snacks, drinks, and extra festivities.

The anniversary 20% discount is valid all day Wednesday in Stockholm, and all week until Sunday in the Uppsala shop.

The anniversary celebrations continue all week in Uppsala with: 
Tea and cake daily! • Goodie bags! • Surprises! • Quizzes! • Fabulous prizes! • Special offers!

Come and help us make our 20th anniversary an event to remember!

Storytelling for Children, 14th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pig in school and a dinosaur in the bath-tub?
Stories of disorder to enjoy at eleven o’clock, on Saturday 14th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

There’s a dinosaur in my bathtub by Catalina Echeverri Rufus goes to School by Kim T Griswell

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 26 Nov 09:00
Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson
(tickets for sale in the Stockholm bookshop)

What could be better than poetry and breakfast on a cold November morning?

Poetry Afternoon Tea

Poetry Afternoon Tea

UPPSALA | Poetry Afternoon Tea, Sun 15 th Nov 16:30 (ticketed)

Knowing that the only thing to beat tea and sympathy is tea and poetry, we give you: Poetry Afternoon Tea!

New in Fiction 6 Sept 2017

Ruth Hogan
The Keeper of Lost Things
Paperback
Nicole Krauss
Forest Dark
Hardback
Claire North
The End of the Day
Paperback

New in Mystery 6 Sept 2017

Val McDermid
Insidious Intent (Tony Hill/Carol Jordan #10)
Trade Paperback
Sharon Bolton
Dead Woman Walking
Paperback
Janet Evanovich
Turbo Twenty-Three (Stephanie Plum 23)
Paperback

New in Non-Fiction 6 Sept 2017

Trevor Noah
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Paperback
Matt Simon
The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar
Paperback
Peter Ackroyd
Revolution: A History of England Volume IV
Paperback

New in Fiction 3 August 2017

Benjamin Warner
Thirst
Paperback
Wray Delaney
An Almond for a Parrot
Paperback
Terri Fleming
Perception
Paperback
Anthony Quinn
Freya
Paperback
Melissa Pimentel
Jenny Sparrow Knows the Future
Paperback
Mark Lawson
The Allegations
Paperback

New in SF/Fantasy 3 August 2017

Katherine Arden
The Bear and the Nightingale
Paperback
Natasha Pulley
The Bedlam Stacks
Trade Paperback
Peter F. Hamilton
The Night Without Stars
Paperback

New in Fiction 13 June 2017

Aravind Adiga
Selection Day
Paperback
Colson Whitehead
The Underground Railroad
Paperback
Arundhati Roy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Hardback

New in Sci-Fi 13 June 2017

Cixin Liu
The Wandering Earth (Stories)
Trade Paperback
Becky Chambers
A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers #2)
Paperback
Emma Geen
The Many Selves of Katherine North
Paperback

New Non-Fiction 9 May 2017

Dave Anthony
The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History
Hardback
Anna Keay
Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth
Paperback
Tiffany Dufu
Drop the Ball: Expect Less from Yourself, Get More from Him, and Flourish at Work & Life
Trade Paperback

New HOT titles 9 May 2017

Haruki Murakami
Men Without Women: Stories
Hardback
Paula Hawkins
Into the Water
Hardback
Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses)
Paperback

New in Sci-Fi 6 April 2017

Elizabeth Moon
Cold Welcome (Vatta’s Peace #1)
Paperback

New in Fantasy 6 April 2017

Space Wolves (Warhammer)
Paperback

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