GDPR - New EU regulation

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GDPR in effect from May 25th 2018

By now you are probably sick and tired of hearing of GDPR, so we’ll be brief:

We will continue to protect your privacy and personal data – you don’t need to do anything.

If you want to know more:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It replaces the previous Swedish law ”Personuppgiftslagen”. For you as a customer that means even stronger protection of your personal data and gives you more control over its use.

» Read more about how we handle and protect your privacy and personal data

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

UPPSALA | Thursday 17th May at 19:00

DOCTOR WHO NIGHT – Monsters & Villains
Monsters galore when Sweden’s leading Who-expert Kristina Rudbjer delves into the world of Cybermen, Weeping angels, Daleks, Azorbaloffs and all manner of mysterious creatures throughout the last 55 years.

Dress up as your ­favourite monster or villain – or character!
Fabulous prizes to be won.

When: Thursday 17th May at 19:00
Where: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
How much: 60 kr – including tea & cake! Get your ticket today.
Why: to have fun, meet whovians and learn new, fun stuff about monsters!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket at the bookshop today!

Shop Hours for Ascension Day 2018

Shop hours for Ascension Day

Ascension day | Thursday 10th May

On Ascension Day (Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag) on Thursday both our shops are open 12–16. Welcome.

Stockholm shop turns ten!

Celebrating 10 years in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 8th May

Today, May 8th, our shop in Stockholm turns 10 – come celebrate with us! 10% off everything in the Stockholm shop until Sunday.

On a sunny Thursday in May ten years ago, Carolyn Cassady of immense beat (and other) fame, cut the green ribbon and inaugurated our shop in Old Town in Stockholm. Today, May 8th, marks the ten year anniversary of the shop opening in Stockholm.

Book&Pint: The Fall Guy – James Lasdun

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Book&Pint: The Fall Guy – James Lasdun

UPPSALA | Wednesday 25th April at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

BOOK & PINT – book discussions at the pub.

Join us at the pub to discuss the noir book The Fall Guy by James Lasdun.

Release party: Two Thirds North 2018

Release party for Two Thirds North 2018

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 19th April at 19:00 

Join us for the release party for the 2018 issue of TWO THIRDS NORTH, Stockholm University’s journal of international literature!
 
If you have a craving for international literature then you should come for an evening of live readings and literary discussions at the Stockholm bookshop.
 
Buy a copy of the journal and get it signed by the authors while you chat with the writers, editors, and professors of Stockholm University’s creative writing program.
 

In this year’s issue you will find fiction and poetry by 31 contributors under the headings of The Maelstrom’s Current, Where Are You Now?, Love and its Discontents, What Else in the End?, and finally And Yet, And Yet. Also an edited and commented draft showing the process of editing, followed by a conversation between author and editor. In this year’s issue you will also find an interview with author Mark Haddon.

 
The band Mister Ferrari will do a short acoustic set, performing songs from their upcoming debut album.
 
Light snacks and refreshments served.
 
Thursday 19th April at 19:00. Free!
Feel free to like&share this facebook event – bring a friend or two!
 

We’re the Bookstore of the Year 2018

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International Excellence Award – Bookstore of the Year 2018

London Book Fair | April 10th 2018

We won the Bookstore of the Year award at the London Book Fair!

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore - Matthew Sullivan

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore – Matthew Sullivan

UPPSALA | Tuesday 27th March at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

Meet Raymond E. Feist

Meet Raymond E. Feist

UPPSALA | Sunday 29th April at 17.00

MEET RAYMOND E. FEIST in conversation with Steven Savile

Raymond E. Feist, the legendary author of the Riftwar trilogy, is visiting the bookshop to present his new book King of Ashes, first in the new Firemane Saga. In conversation with Steven Savile, followed by Q&A and a signing.

Sunday 29th April at 17.00
Free but ticketed event – get your free ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Var är brudarna? Talk & Reading by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Var är brudarna? Reading & Talk by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

UPPSALA | Thursday 22nd March at 19:00

Var är brudarna?
Where are the Irish Women Writers? Here they come!

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day (a little late) and Women’s History Month with Irish author Éilís Ní Dhuibhne! (Click to read more)

Books of the Month – September 2019

John Lanchester
The Wall
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

Frances Fanny Burney
Evelina
Paperback

Classic of the month

Kimberly King Parsons
Black Light: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Sarah Ward
The Shrouded Path
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Laird Barron
Blood Standard
Paperback

Noir of the month

Mary Robinette Kowal
The Calculating Stars
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Marina & Sergey Dyachenko
Vita Nostra
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Wendy Trimboli
The Resurrectionist of Caligo
Paperback

& Alicia Zaloga
Urban Fantasy of the month

Elizabeth Acevedo
With the Fire on High
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Jorge Carrión
Against Amazon: Seven Arguments / One Manifesto
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2019

Madeline Miller
Circe
Paperback

General Fiction pick of the month

Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Alexia Arthurs
How to Love a Jamaican: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

T. E. Kinsey
A Quiet Life in the Country
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

James A. McLaughlin
Bearskin
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Amal el-Mohtar
This Is How You Lose the Time War
Paperback

& Max Gladstone

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Peter McLean
Priest of Bones
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Suyi Davies Okungbowa
David Mogo, Godhunter
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Kwame Anthony Appiah
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Paperback

Non-Fiction pick of the month

Samuel Miller
A Lite Too Bright
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

Books of the Month – July 2019

Lex Coulton
Falling Short
Paperback

Modern Fiction pick of the month

Ann Radcliffe
A Sicilian Romance
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Anjali Sachdeva
All the Names They Use for God
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

Gillian Galbraith
The End of the Line
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

Edgar Cantero
This Body’s Not Big Enough For the Both of Us
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Özgür Mumcu
The Peace Machine
Paperback

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Alex Stewart
A Fistful of Elven Gold
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Richard Kadrey
The Grand Dark
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Rory Power
Wilder Girls
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

Rose McGowan
Brave
Paperback

Non-Fiction/Biography pick of the month

Hot & New – 8 April 2019

Suzy Hansen
Notes on a Foreign Country
Paperback

An American Abroad in a Post-American World

Mike Ripley
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Paperback

The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed

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