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.

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» 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.

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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Books of the Month – July 2020

Natalie Haynes
A Thousand Ships
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Angela Thirkell
Wild Strawberries
Paperback

Classic of the month

Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Jenny Oliver
The Summer We Ran Away
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Allison Montclair
The Right Sort of Man
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Kathleen Kent
The Dime
Paperback

Noir of the month. (Delivery July 15th)

John Crowley
Engine Summer
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Jamie Lee Moyer
Brightfall
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Tim Powers
Alternate Routes
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Justin A. Reynolds
Opposite of Always
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Anne Glenconner
Lady in Waiting
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – June 2020

Jessica Francis Kane
Rules for Visiting
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Nan Shepherd
The Quarry Wood
Paperback

Classic of the month

Helen DeWitt
Some Trick - Thirteen Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Beth Corby
Where There’s a Will
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Doug Johnstone
A Dark Matter
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Patrick Hasburgh
Pirata
Paperback

Noir of the month

George R. Stewart
Earth Abides
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Alix E Harrow
The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Cassandra Khaw
Hammers on Bone
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sophie Gonzalez
Only Mostly Devastated
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Mo Moulton
Mutual Admiration Society
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

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

Developed in cooperation with:

Multimediaambassaden, Mats Rytther