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.

» www.bibliotekuppsala.se
» 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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Harry Potter Book Night 2019

Harry Potter Book Night 2019

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th Feb at 19:00 Ticketed

It’s time for our fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night! This time the talk will be in Swedish, and together with themed baking and a quiz I'm sure we will have a magical night. Get your ticket today! Click ”Read more” for more info.

På spaning efter kända författare

På spaning efter kända författare

UPPSALA | Monday 11th Feb at 19.00 Biljetterat event

Författarbesök
”På spaning efter kända författare” – Catharina & David Miller

Catharina & David Miller kommer och berättar om sin bok ”På spaning efter kända författare”, där de gör nedslag bland de brittiska klassikerna och besöker de platser där författarna bott, verkat och skriver om.

Talk: Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making

Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie

UPPSALA | Wednesday 23 January at 19.00

Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making
Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie and her literary world

Agatha Christie is a master of plotmaking and her characters are among the best known in detective fiction.

Come and listen to Morgan Malm as he unravels her world of classic mysteries. Perfect for both new and old readers of the queen of crime! You might even get to witness the murder of a myth or two...

Launch: An Isle Full of Noises – Merlin Chronicles 3

Book launch Merlin Chronicles 3

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th January at 18.30

London. 1599. Hamlet premiers at the Globe. Merlin is there.

Winners announcement

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And the winners are...

Thanks to everyone taking part in our Christmas Signed Book Contest. This has been our biggest competition ever, with participants in the hundreds (!), so it took us a while to figure it all out, but we finally have a list of lucky winners – are you one of them…? Click ’Read more’ to reveal the winners list.

Shop Hours New Year’s 2018

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Happy New Year!

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Shop hours during the holidays:
UPPSALA New Year’s Eve: 10–15, New Year’s Day: closed.
STOCKHOLM New Year’s Eve & Day: closed.

Christmas Signed Book Contest

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Enter in the big Christmas Signed Book Contest – runs until New Year’s

Enter our Christmas Signed Book Contest and you could win author signed books!

Every week until Christmas, on Mondays, we present 6 titles and 6 videos. In the video someone from the bookshop will read a short passage from the book.

Your mission is, should you choose to accept it, to match each video with the corresponding title.

Contest runs until the end of the year!

18 videos and text passages to match, 18 signed books to win! 

*** The contest is closed. Winners will be announced soon. ***

Books of the Month – September 2020

Tola Rotimi Abraham
Black Sunday
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

John Hersey
Too Far to Walk
Paperback

Classic of the month

Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Fabulous
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Richard Roper
Something to Live For
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Jim Kelly
The Great Darkness
Paperback

Mystery of the month

John McMahon
The Good Detective
Paperback

Noir of the month

Lindsay Ellis
Axiom’s End
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

K. J. Parker
Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Kevin Hearne
Ink & Sigill
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Christina Hammonds Reed
Black Kids
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Catrina Davies
Homesick
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2020

Julia Phillips
Disappearing Earth
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Richard Hughes
A High Wind in Jamaica
Paperback

Classic of the month

Bryan Washington
Lot: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Laura Kemp
Under a Starry Sky
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Douglas Skelton
Thunder Bay
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Kwei Quartey
The Missing American
Paperback

Noir of the month

Octavia E. Butler
Parable of the Sower
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Kira Jane Buxton
Hollow Kingdom
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Grady Hendrix
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Daven McQueen
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Lemn Sissay
My Name is Why
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

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

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

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