The Nobel Prize in Literature 2009

 Herta Müller "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed" is awarded with the 2009 The Nobel Prize in Literature.

Winner of The 2009 Man Booker Prize

 

Hilary Mantel wins the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction with her novel Wolf Hall.

Read more about the prize

Reading groups - The Magicians; Lev Grossman

 Uppsala, Wednesday October 21st, 7 pm.

Stockholm, Wednesday November 4th, 7 pm.

The Magicians, Lev Grossman

Read more about the details and talk to (or email) the book sellers to book your seat.

English Bookshop at the Gothenburg Book Fair!

 

We're off for a few days, the Stockholm shop will be closed Thursday, Friday and Monday, but the Uppsala shop is open as usual.

The third Stieg Larsson book in English on October 1!


pre-book Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (#3), Larsson, Stieg
Stieg Larssons third book, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, will be released October 1st at 10 am at The English Bookshops in Stockholm and Uppsala!

 

Special Hours in the Stockholm shop during the Göteborg Book Fair Week

Monday 21 Sept - closed

Tuesday 22 Sept - closed
Wednesday 23 Sept - 11-18
Thursday 24 Sept - closed
Friday 25 Sept - closed
Saturday 26 Sept - 11-16
Monday 28 Sept - closed

Welcome to visit us at the book fair - Stand no: C04:29
http://bok-bibliotek.se

The English Bookshop in Stockholm Old Town - a new bookshop

The English Bookshop sig hangin over the new bookshop in Stockholm Old Town

[ UPDATE June 8th, 2015: After seven amazing years in Gamla stan/Old Town, we are now in a bigger shop in Södermalm's SoFo district, on Södermannagatan 22. ]

Located in the Stockholm Old Town, at Lilla Nygtan 11, the bookshop carry pretty much the same range in Stockholm as in the Uppsala shop, except for SF & Fantasy.

You will find the same welcoming atmosphere here, as the Uppsala English Bookshop is famous for: an interior jampacked with exciting books, relaxing chairs and a dedicated staff. We already love this new place in the Old Town of Stockholm and hope you will too!

Doris Lessing - The Nobel Prize in Literature 2007

Doris Lessing

With the words "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny", Doris Lessing is awarded.

Doris Lessing in the bookshop

Books of the Month – January 2020

Taylor Jenkins Reid
Daisy Jones and The Six
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

Nevil Shute
What Happened to the Corbetts
Paperback

Classic of the month

Jamie Quatro
I Want To Show You More
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Marsali Taylor
The Body in the Bracken
Paperback

Mystery of the month

J. Todd Scott
The Far Empty
Paperback

Noir of the month

Helen Marshall
The Migration
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Bridget Collins
The Binding
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

W. L. Goodwater
Breach
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Ibi Zoboi
Pride
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

David Wallace-Wells
The Uninhabitable Earth
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – December 2019

Delia Owens
Where the Crawdads Sing
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey
Paperback

Classic of the month

Eka Kurniawan
Kitchen Curse
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

M.L. Longworth
A Noël Killing
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Stephen Mack Jones
August Snow
Paperback

Noir of the month

Greg Chivers
The Crying Machine
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Dale Bailey
In the Night Wood
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Charlaine Harris
An Easy Death
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Mary H. K. Choi
Permanent Record
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Tom Michell
The Penguin Lessons
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – November 2019

Keith Gessen
A Terrible Country
Paperback

General fiction of the month

Maria Edgeworth
Castle Rackrent
Paperback

Classic of the month

Samanta Schweblin
Mouthful of Birds
Paperback

Short stories of the month

Peter Maughan
The Cuckoos of Batch Magna
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Rafael Bernal
The Mongolian Conspiracy
Paperback

Noir of the month

Steven Erikson
Rejoice
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Wray Delaney
The Beauty of the Wolf
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Edward Willett
Worldshaper
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sarah Farizan
Here to Stay
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

John Sellars
Lessons in Stoicism
Hardback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – October 2019

Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
Address Unknown
Paperback

General fiction of the month

Oliver Goldsmith
The Vicar of Wakefield
Paperback

Classic of the month

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