Talk: Learning from Nature – Daniel Ogden

Talk ”Learning from Nature” – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 11 April at 19.00 

LEARNING FROM NATURE – a talk by Daniel Ogden
 
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does any­thing about it” (Often wrongly attributed to Mark Twain)
 
We tend to take the weather for granted, but should we, now that climate change is forcing us to re-examine our lives?
 
What can literature teach us about the weather and how it impacts our lives?
 
In order to answer that question, Daniel Ogden will discuss the importance of weather in a selection of works by William Shakespeare, William Blake, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Virginia Woolf.
 
Thursday 11th April at 19:00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Limited space – get your ticket today!

Storytelling & Gribblebob’s Author Visit

Storytelling and Author Visit

UPPSALA | Saturday 6 April at 11.00 + 11.45

What a magical morning at the bookshop: first Storytelling for Children with Claudia at 11, followed by a visit by children’s author David Ashby. Join us for a reading, signing and snacks.

Get your very own signed copy of Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up.

Welcome! Free – bring kids & their friends!
Saturday 6th April: storytelling at 11.00, followed by author visit from 11.45–12.30
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In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – Alaine Handa

Author Visit: In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar

STOCKHOLM Sat 6 April at 14.00 | UPPSALA Sun 7 April at 14.00

Welcome to an author visit from Alaine Handa, whose fascination with Swedish ”fika” made her try loads of recipes for chokladbollar.

Come and sample some of her favourites and see her ­collection of the very best varieties in her cook book In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar.

Get your own copy (or for a friend – great gift!), get it signed and get baking!

FREE – bring a friend!
Stockholm Saturday 6th April at 14.00
Uppsala Sunday 7th April at 14.00

Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – David Ashby


Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 4 April at 18.30

Come and help author David Ashby celebrate the release of his first children's book, Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins, a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up – and their parents too!

There will be drinks and snacks, and you'll be able to get your very own signed copy of David’s book.

WELCOME! FREE! Children (of course) welcome!
Stockholm: Thursday 4th April, 18.30-20.00
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“Do you believe in goblins and fairies and dragons and all that malarkey?” “No,” replied Anna and “Yes,” said Nils, both at the same time.

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th March at 17.30

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

A poetry evening with Irish poet Ciara Ní É, Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh (also on double bass), Sam Kessel and many other voices. Reading in both English and Irish!

Tradition and modern in a beautiful mix,
come and celebrate Ireland with us!

Saturday 16th March at 17:30 in the Uppsala shop
FREE! Bring a friend and celebrate.

London från Brixton till Brexit

Författarbesök Anders Steinvall – Rytmen av London

STOCKHOLM | Torsdag 14 mars kl 18.30. Gratis!

London från Brixton till Brexit – aktuellare än nångonsin.

Välkommen till en afton i Stockholmsbutiken med journalisten och författaren Anders Steinvall där han berättar om resan från Brixton till Brexit, presenterar sin bok Rytmen av London och tar oss genom vad som kallats Londons ”coola geografi”, ett urbant ideal starkt präglat av immigration.

FÖRFATTARBESÖK Torsdag 14 mars kl 18.30. Gratis!
Samtalet (och boken) är på svenska.

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Book Sale 2019 – 3for2 all weekend!

BOOK SALE 3-for-2 all weekend Fri-Sun

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Fri 1 March–Sun 3 March

BOOK SALE 3-for-2 on everything! All weekend Fri 1 March – Sun 3rd March!

We’re celebrating the joy of reading (and well-filled bookshelves) with a great sale this weekend: not just on selected titles, but on everything in our shops in Uppsala and Stockholm.

3 for 2 on everything in the shops. Or pick 6 for 4. Grab 9 and pay for 6... You get the idea

In our Uppsala shop you can shop til you drop on Friday, and then enjoy a concert with Ryan O’Reilly! And at the Stockholm shop we have Storytime for Children on Saturday at 11 (parents, why not stock up on new children’s books while you’re here?)

You ❤️ books.
We ❤️ books.
WE ❤️ YOU.
Thanks for making our bookshops the book lover’s paradise!

 

Ryan O’Reilly in concert

Ryan O’Reilly in concert at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Friday 1st March at 19.00

Concert in the bookshop – RYAN O’REILLY is back!

Ryan returns to perform songs from his new albums released since his last visit to the bookshop. Great songs from a passionate musical storyteller – don’t miss!

» Check out the official video to the title track from his latest album: I Can’t Stand the Sound

Friday 1st March at 19:00 in the Uppsala bookshop
FREE – voluntary contributions.

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Book release & Reading: The Hunter – Andrew Reid

The Hunter – Andrew Reid

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 21st Feb at 18.30. Free!

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop as Andrew Reid presents his explosive debut thriller – The Hunter.

An action-packed thriller with the gripping, pulse-racing twists of Terry Hayes’ I AM PILGRIM and Gregg Hurwitz’s ORPHAN X – and a hero as deadly as JACK REACHER.

A troubled genius who vanishes in a mysterious car crash.

Meet American author Tommy Orange

Author visit Tommy Orange

UPPSALA | Monday 18th Feb at 19.00 Ticketed event

Author visit
Meet American author Tommy Orange

His debut novel There, There has met with great reviews and is a sorrowful, beautiful debut novel follows a group of young “Urban Indians” struggling to make sense of their identity.

Orange is himself an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma.

The novel has just been translated into Swedish (Pow Wow, also available at the event).

In conversation with journalist Leonidas Aretakis.

Tickets 70:-. Get your ticket at the bookshop today – limited seating.

In co-operation with Bibliotek Uppsala / Stadsbiblioteket i Uppsala and Bokförlaget Polaris.

» www.bibliotekuppsala.se
» www.bokforlagetpolaris.se
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ALSO: SPECIAL READING GROUP ”There There” by Tommy Orange
Join the special reading group to discuss the book on Monday 25th February at 19.00. 
Reading group fee 60:- + book. Sign up at the bookshop.

Books of the Month – September 2019

John Lanchester
The Wall
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

Frances Fanny Burney
Evelina
Paperback

Classic of the month

Kimberly King Parsons
Black Light: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Sarah Ward
The Shrouded Path
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Laird Barron
Blood Standard
Paperback

Noir of the month

Mary Robinette Kowal
The Calculating Stars
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Marina & Sergey Dyachenko
Vita Nostra
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Wendy Trimboli
The Resurrectionist of Caligo
Paperback

& Alicia Zaloga
Urban Fantasy of the month

Elizabeth Acevedo
With the Fire on High
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Jorge Carrión
Against Amazon: Seven Arguments / One Manifesto
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2019

Madeline Miller
Circe
Paperback

General Fiction pick of the month

Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Alexia Arthurs
How to Love a Jamaican: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

T. E. Kinsey
A Quiet Life in the Country
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

James A. McLaughlin
Bearskin
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Amal el-Mohtar
This Is How You Lose the Time War
Paperback

& Max Gladstone

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Peter McLean
Priest of Bones
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Suyi Davies Okungbowa
David Mogo, Godhunter
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Kwame Anthony Appiah
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Paperback

Non-Fiction pick of the month

Samuel Miller
A Lite Too Bright
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

Books of the Month – July 2019

Lex Coulton
Falling Short
Paperback

Modern Fiction pick of the month

Ann Radcliffe
A Sicilian Romance
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Anjali Sachdeva
All the Names They Use for God
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

Gillian Galbraith
The End of the Line
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

Edgar Cantero
This Body’s Not Big Enough For the Both of Us
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Özgür Mumcu
The Peace Machine
Paperback

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Alex Stewart
A Fistful of Elven Gold
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Richard Kadrey
The Grand Dark
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Rory Power
Wilder Girls
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

Rose McGowan
Brave
Paperback

Non-Fiction/Biography pick of the month

Hot & New – 8 April 2019

Suzy Hansen
Notes on a Foreign Country
Paperback

An American Abroad in a Post-American World

Mike Ripley
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Paperback

The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed

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