Author visit: Philip Grant – ”A Peer Among Princes”

Author visit: Philip Grant – A Peer Among Princes

UPPSALA | Thursday 29th August at 19.00

AUTHOR VISIT Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes – The Life of Thomas Graham, Victor of Barrosa, Hero of the Peninsular War.

History will come alive when Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes visits the bookshop and talks about his new book and Thomas ­Graham’s remarkable life and career in and outside of the Duke of Wellington’s service.

Join us for a remarkable evening!

Thursday 29th Aug at 19:00
FREE – bring a friend!

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Concert: Joules the Fox

Concert Joules the Fox

STOCKHOLM & UPPSALA

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

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Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:
HAPPY MIDSUMMMER!

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

#DallowayDay

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.

DALLOWAYDAY SPECIAL THEME READING GROUP
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

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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

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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…

Books of the Month – January 2021

Tishani Doshi
Small Days and Nights
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

George du Maurier
Trilby
Paperback

Classic of the month

James Bailey
The Flip Side
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Kit de Waal
Supporting Cast
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Bradford Morrow
The Forgers
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Liz Moore
Long Bright River
Paperback

Noir of the month

Simon Jimenez
The Vanished Birds
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Rebecca Roanhorse
Black Sun
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Eoin Colfer
Highfire
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Jennifer Niven
Breathless
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Anna Wiener
Uncanny Valley
Paperback

– Seduction and Disillusionment in San Francisco’s Startup Scene

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – December 2020

Favel Parrett
There Was Still Love
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Jacqueline Harpman
I Who Have Never Known Men
Paperback

Classic of the month

Trisha Ashley
The Christmas Invitation
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Sharon Blackie
Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Nancy Spain
Death Goes on Skis
Paperback

Mystery of the month

John Galligan
Bad Axe County
Paperback

Noir of the month

K. Eason
How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Chloe Neill
The Bright and Breaking Sea
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Jennifer Roberson
Life and Limb
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

David Yoon
Super Fake Love Song
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Gaia Vince
Transcendence
Paperback

– How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – November 2020

Abi Daré
The Girl with the Louding Voice
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Zora Neale Hurston
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Paperback

Classic of the month

Irenosen Okojie
Nudibranch
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Annie Lyons
Eudora Honeysett is Quite Well, Thank You
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Bella Ellis
The Vanished Bride
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Trevor Wood
The Man on the Street
Paperback

Noir of the month

Laura Lam
Goldilocks
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Katharine Duckett
Miranda in Milan
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

M. H. Boroson
The Girl with the Ghost Eyes
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Mikki Daughtry
All This Time
Paperback

Mikki Daughtry & Rachael Lippincott

Teen/YA of the month

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