Talk: Food, Cooking & Culture

Talk: Food, cooking & culture

UPPSALA | Sunday 17th Feb at 16.30 Ticketed event

Food, Cooking & Culture – eating and cooking as part of history and community
with Marion & Robert Appelbaum

Ever thought about how important food is as part of a culture? We gather our family and friends around dinner tables, love watching cooking shows, and proclaim that things are ”as American as apple pie”. And wherever cultures meet, new types of cuisine are born.

Poetry Night: Jennifer Hayashida & Elizabeth Clark Wessel

Poetry Night in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 7th Feb at 18:30 Free

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Hayashida & Elizabeth Clark Wessel
Come celebrate the release of A Machine Wrote This Song by Jennifer Hayashida & first one thing, then the other by Elizabeth Clark Wessel.

Free – bring a friend!
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Harry Potter Book Night 2019

Harry Potter Book Night 2019

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th Feb at 19:00 Ticketed

It’s time for our fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night! This time the talk will be in Swedish, and together with themed baking and a quiz I'm sure we will have a magical night. Get your ticket today! Click ”Read more” for more info.

På spaning efter kända författare

På spaning efter kända författare

UPPSALA | Monday 11th Feb at 19.00 Biljetterat event

Författarbesök
”På spaning efter kända författare” – Catharina & David Miller

Catharina & David Miller kommer och berättar om sin bok ”På spaning efter kända författare”, där de gör nedslag bland de brittiska klassikerna och besöker de platser där författarna bott, verkat och skriver om.

Talk: Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making

Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie

UPPSALA | Wednesday 23 January at 19.00

Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making
Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie and her literary world

Agatha Christie is a master of plotmaking and her characters are among the best known in detective fiction.

Come and listen to Morgan Malm as he unravels her world of classic mysteries. Perfect for both new and old readers of the queen of crime! You might even get to witness the murder of a myth or two...

Launch: An Isle Full of Noises – Merlin Chronicles 3

Book launch Merlin Chronicles 3

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th January at 18.30

London. 1599. Hamlet premiers at the Globe. Merlin is there.

Winners announcement

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And the winners are...

Thanks to everyone taking part in our Christmas Signed Book Contest. This has been our biggest competition ever, with participants in the hundreds (!), so it took us a while to figure it all out, but we finally have a list of lucky winners – are you one of them…? Click ’Read more’ to reveal the winners list.

Shop Hours New Year’s 2018

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Happy New Year!

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Shop hours during the holidays:
UPPSALA New Year’s Eve: 10–15, New Year’s Day: closed.
STOCKHOLM New Year’s Eve & Day: closed.

Christmas Signed Book Contest

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Enter in the big Christmas Signed Book Contest – runs until New Year’s

Enter our Christmas Signed Book Contest and you could win author signed books!

Every week until Christmas, on Mondays, we present 6 titles and 6 videos. In the video someone from the bookshop will read a short passage from the book.

Your mission is, should you choose to accept it, to match each video with the corresponding title.

Contest runs until the end of the year!

18 videos and text passages to match, 18 signed books to win! 

*** The contest is closed. Winners will be announced soon. ***

Christmas Hours 2018

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Christmas Hours at the bookshops

Ho ho ho! This week before Christmas we’re helping Santa out by keeping the shops open longer!

UPPSALA: Mon–Fri 10–20, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 10–17.
Christmas Eve & Day closed. Boxing Day 26th Dec open 12–16.

STOCKHOLM: Mon–Fri 10–19, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 11–17.
Christmas holiday (24–26th) closed. Open again at 11 on Thurs 27th Dec.

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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