Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Sept / KulturNatten

Four authors exclusively brought over for our Culture Night Mini-Con, talking about fantasy writing, the adventure of being a full time author, crime fiction, and much more! 

Concert: Ryan O’Reilly & Hayley Reardon


Concert in Stockholm - Ryan O’Reilly and Hayley Reardon

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 15 Sept at 16:30. Free!

Musical Sunday at the Stockholm bookshop! Concert with Ryan O’Reilly (UK) & Hayley Reardon (US). Come along to a brilliant singer-songwriter afternoon with two excellent musicians!

Free! (voluntary contributions to the artist, pass-the-hat).

A Bookshop Night for book lovers

A Bookshop Night with Jen Campbell & Jorge Carrión

Interview with Jen Campbell

STOCKHOLM Thurs 5th Sept (fully booked) | UPPSALA Saturday 7th Sept

Welcome to a night to celebrate books and bookshops with Spanish writer and literary critic Jorge Carrión and long-standing bookseller, now bestselling author Jen Campbell. Two events, in two cities, one night, one love for books and bookshops!

All events are free, but sign up at the bookshop(s) to reserve your spot!

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

UPPSALA | Saturday 7th Sept at 11.00

Author Jen Campbell visits us from London and reads from her books about Franklin the dragon and his flying bookshop – including the brand new Franklin and Luna and the book of Fairy Tales.

Free – bring your kids and their friends!
No need to sign up, just show up and join the fun!

”So touching and original and delightful. I love it.” – Jacqueline Wilson

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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Books of the Month – April 2021

Kirstin Innes
Scabby Queen
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Ivy Compton-Burnett
A House and Its Head
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Poppy Alexander
The Littlest Library
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Souvankham Thammavongsa
How to Pronounce Knife
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

William Shaw
Salt Lane
Paperback

Mystery of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group!

S. A. Cosby
Blacktop Wasteland
Paperback

Noir of the month

Ursula K. Le Guin
The Word for World is Forest
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

* Join the online reading group!

C. L. Polk
The Midnight Bargain
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Gareth Hanrahan
The Gutter Prayer
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Phil Stamper
As Far as You’ll Take Me
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Patrick Freyne
OK, Let’s Do Your Stupid Idea
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2021

Kiley Reid
Such a Fun Age
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Nella Larsen
Quicksand & Passing
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Anna Bell
The Man I Didn’t Marry
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Rion Amilcar Scott
The World Doesn’t Require You
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Caroline Dunford
A Death at the Hospital
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Stephen King
Later
Paperback

Noir of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group!

Sarah Pinsker
A Song for a New Day
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Melissa Albert
Tales From the Hinterland
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Hannah Mathewson
Witherward
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Namina Namina
The Gilded Ones
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Sophy Roberts
The Lost Pianos of Siberia
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – February 2021

Clare Beams
The Illness Lesson
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the Fiction reading group

Janet Frame
Owls Do Cry
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the Classics reading group

Miranda Dickinson
Our Story
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Naomi Ishiguro
Escape Routes
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Charlie Hodges
Vanishing Act
Paperback

Mystery of the month

John Straley
The Big Both Ways
Paperback

Noir of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Chana Porter
The Seep
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the SF reading group!

M.A. Carrick
The Mask of Mirrors
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the Fantasy reading group!

D.J. Butler
The Cunning Man
Paperback

D.J. Butler & Aaron Michael Ritchley

Urban Fantasy of the month

Wibke Brueggemann
Love is for Losers
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Developed in cooperation with:

Multimediaambassaden, Mats Rytther