Concert: Joules the Fox

Concert Joules the Fox


Concert in the bookshop! ­Free!

Joules the Fox is a wanderer: Her music will take you with her to islands, cities and the burrow. This voice of many colours, warmth and brilliance has been opening act to Veronica Maggio and now visits us to play in the bookshop!

STOCKHOLM Monday 29th July at 18.30
UPPSALA Tuesday 30th July at 19:00
Free – voluntary contributions. (Bring cash for the passing hat)

Meet illustrator Brian Rea – ”Death Wins a Goldfish”

Author visit Brian Rea in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th July at 18.30

Death never takes a day off. Until he gets a letter from the HR department insisting he uses up his accrued vacation time, that is.

In his humorous and heartfelt book Death Wins a Goldfish, illustrator Brian Rea (illustrator of New York Times “Modern Love” column) let us take a peek at Death’s journal entries as he documents his mandatory sabbatical in the world of the living.

»This book is not about dying, this book is about living.«

Meet Brian in the Stockholm shop at this author visit event. Free.

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Midsummer Shop Hours


Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:

Wherever you are, whatever the weather might be... we wish you a pleasant and relaxing weekend.

Speaking of relaxing; the staff is on reading retreats so the Uppsala shop is closed Fri 21st–Sat 22nd June and open again on Sunday 12–16. The Stockholm shop is closed all Midsummer weekend Fri 21st–Sun 23rd June.

Enjoy your holiday.

Launch Party: Behind Blue Eyes – C.S. Duffy

Launch Party Behind Blue Eyes

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th June at 18.30. Free!

The perfect man.
The perfect life.
The only problem is the dead body on the beach.

Investigative reporter Ellie has just given up her life in London to be with the man of her dreams in Sweden when she stumbles across  a half decomposed skeleton on Midsummer’s eve…

#DallowayDay Special Theme Reading Group


UPPSALA | Wednesday 12th June at 19.00

Celebrate DallowayDay with us at the bookshop, along with other bookshops, libraries & book lovers all over the world and join us in this special theme reading group on this ”Wednesday in mid-June”.

Daniel Ogden will lead the discussion on the book Mrs Dalloway and talk a little about ­Virginia Woolf and her life and times.

Limited space – sign up today!

Sign up for this reading group either by dropping by the shop (and getting the book) or by contacting the shop in any other way.

Uppsala: Wednesday 12th June at 19:00 (”a Wednesday in mid-June”)
Group fee: 60 kr for the tea, cake and great bookish company.
Several different editions of the book in stock – pick your favourite!

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Enjoy your National Day


Enjoy your national day

National Day | Thursday 6th June

Enjoy your national day & the summer weather!

(If you need a book or two to put on that table, both shops are open 12–16 – welcome by!)

New Poetry & Fiction reading: Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl

New Fiction & Poetry Reading

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 2nd June at 16:00

Welcome to the Stockholm bookshop for an author visit and reading of new poetry and fiction by Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl.

Free – bring a friend!

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Irish Spoken Word Poetry - Tues 28th May

Irish Spoken Word Poetry

UPPSALA | Tuesday 28th May at 19.00. Free!

Philosophy Reading Group: Aristotle’s Way


Philosophy reading group: Aristotle’s Way – Edith Hall

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.

Ten Ways Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
by Edith Hall

What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think…

Board (and Bard) Game Night

Board Game Night

UPPSALA | Thursday 16th May at 19.00

Join us in the bookshop for a board (and bard) game night!

We’ll play Shakespeare, the Bard Game as well as Trivial Pursuit book lover’s edition.
Oh, and there will be tea and cake!

And – prizes to be won! (So not just fame & glory...)

Limited number of players – get your ticket at the bookshop today!

Thursday 16th May at 19.00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Get your ticket at the bookshop.

Books of the Month – April 2020

Anna Hope

Fiction of the month
(soon in stock!)

Patricia Grace

Classic of the month

Nicole Flattery
Show Them a Good Time

Short Stories of the month

Beth O’Leary
The Flatshare

FeelGood of the month

Sulari Gentill
A Few Right Thinking Men

Mystery of the month

Tracy Clark
Broken Places

Noir of the month

Suzanne Palmer

Sci-Fi of the month

Rachel Atwood
Walk the Wild with Me

Fantasy of the month

Irene Radford
A Spoonful of Magic

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sheena Kamal
Fight Like a Girl

Teen/YA of the month

Sinéad Gleeson

– Reflections From Life

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2020

Chloe Aridjis
Sea Monsters

Fiction of the month

Jean Toomer

Classic of the month

Julia Armfield
Salt Slow

Short Stories of the month

C. M. Elliott
Sibanda and the Rainbird

Mystery of the month

Glen Erik Hamilton
Mercy River

Noir of the month

Valerie Valdes
Chilling Effect

Sci-Fi of the month.

Adrian Tchaikovsky
Made Things

Fantasy of the month.

A. J. Hackwith
The Library of the Unwritten

Urban Fantasy of the month.

Becky Albertalli
Yes No Maybe So

Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed.
Teen/YA of the month.

Mark Boyle
The Way Home

Tales from a life without technology.
Non-Fiction of the onth.

Books of the Month – February 2020

Jenny McCartney
The Ghost Factory

Fiction of the month

George Eliot
Silas Marner

Classic of the month

Elizabeth Hand

Short stories of the month

Sam Hurcom
A Shadow on the Lens

Mystery of the month

Garry Disher
Bitter Wash Road

Noir of the month

Arkady Martine
A Memory Called Empire

Sci-Fi of the month

Luke Arnold
The Last Smile in Sunder City

Fantasy of the month

Dan Stout

Urban Fantasy of the month

Natalie C. Anderson
Let's Go Swimming on Doomsday

Teen/YA of the month

Caroline Criado Perez
Invisible Women

Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men.
Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – January 2020

Taylor Jenkins Reid
Daisy Jones and The Six

General Fiction of the month

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