Walpurgis Holiday 2019

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Walpurgis Holiday Shop Hours

UPPSALA
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 10–15
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 11–18
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

Easter Shop Hours 2019

Happy Easter! Enjoy Easter – read a book

Shop Hours this Easter holiday

UPPSALA
Good Friday (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 10–17
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) 12–16
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Good Friday
 (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 11–16
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) closed
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

The Camino Way – author visit & reading

The Camino Way – Victor Prince

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th April at 18.30. Free.

Join us for an author visit and reading from The Camino Way book at Stockholm shop.

Victor Prince, the author of the bestselling book The Camino Way – Lessons in Leadership from a Walk Across Spain (HarperCollins, 2017), will be sharing stories from his book and answering questions about hiking the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain.

Come and meet other past and prospective Camino pilgrims in the Stockholm area.

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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!

 

Books of the Month – April 2020

Anna Hope
Expectation
Paperback

Fiction of the month
(soon in stock!)

Patricia Grace
Potiki
Paperback

Classic of the month

Nicole Flattery
Show Them a Good Time
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Beth O’Leary
The Flatshare
Paperback

FeelGood of the month
NEW CATEGORY!

Sulari Gentill
A Few Right Thinking Men
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Tracy Clark
Broken Places
Paperback

Noir of the month

Suzanne Palmer
Finder
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Rachel Atwood
Walk the Wild with Me
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Irene Radford
A Spoonful of Magic
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sheena Kamal
Fight Like a Girl
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Sinéad Gleeson
Constellations
Paperback

– Reflections From Life

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2020

Chloe Aridjis
Sea Monsters
Paperback

Fiction of the month

Jean Toomer
Cane
Paperback

Classic of the month

Julia Armfield
Salt Slow
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

C. M. Elliott
Sibanda and the Rainbird
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Glen Erik Hamilton
Mercy River
Paperback

Noir of the month

Valerie Valdes
Chilling Effect
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month.

Adrian Tchaikovsky
Made Things
Paperback

Fantasy of the month.

A. J. Hackwith
The Library of the Unwritten
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month.

Becky Albertalli
Yes No Maybe So
Paperback

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

Mark Boyle
The Way Home
Paperback

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

Books of the Month – February 2020

Jenny McCartney
The Ghost Factory
Paperback

Fiction of the month

George Eliot
Silas Marner
Paperback

Classic of the month

Elizabeth Hand
Fire
Paperback

Short stories of the month

Sam Hurcom
A Shadow on the Lens
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Garry Disher
Bitter Wash Road
Paperback

Noir of the month

Arkady Martine
A Memory Called Empire
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Luke Arnold
The Last Smile in Sunder City
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Dan Stout
Titanshade
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Natalie C. Anderson
Let's Go Swimming on Doomsday
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Caroline Criado Perez
Invisible Women
Paperback

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
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

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