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

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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.

ARISTOTLE’S WAY
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.

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.

Books of the Month – May 2020

Kevin Barry
Night Boat to Tangier
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Nancy Mitford
Wigs on the Green
Paperback

Classic of the month

Kristen Roupenian
Cat Person and Other Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Cathy Bramley
A Patchwork Family
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Rennie Airth
The Decent Inn of Death
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Tim MacGabhann
Call Him Mine
Paperback

Noir of the month

Martin L. Shoemaker
Today I Am Carey
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Gods of Jade and Shadow
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Margaret Killjoy
The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Liz Lawson
The Lucky Ones
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett
The Grassling
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – April 2020

Anna Hope
Expectation
Paperback

Fiction of the month

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.

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