Winners of signed Rushdies!

The answers to the "Signed Salman Rushdie" competition were Lewis Shiner (remember, we should all be reading him....) and Ptosis. 

The lucky winners are Therese Granlund and Johan Anglemark! Congratulations! Get in touch for desired ink.

Pondering the Bookers

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I've been reading nothing but Booker nominees for the last 8 weeks. I managed to read 8 of the 13 nominees and was lucky enough to finish the entire shortlist. It's been an interesting journey into many different worlds; from suburban Australia to a prison garden shed in Canada; from revolutionary America to jewish life in modern London; from the end of Jamaican slavery to airport bars at Gatwick; from backpacking in Lesotho to Egyptian grave excavations in the 1920s... Amazing how much thought has gone into all these works of fiction.

New Competition! Signed Salman Rushdie!

We are running a competition on our Facebook page. Price is a signed copy of Luka and the Fire of Life - signed by the very man himself.

Mario Vargas Llosa - The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010

Mario Vargas LlosaThe Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 was awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat".

Mario Vargas Llosa - in the bookshop

Jan's Summer Reading

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What I've been reading...

      

Next weekend the Uppsala shop is moving!

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We have been in our current location for almost 9 years and have now outgrown them. Sales are excellent (thanks guys!) so we feel this is now the right move for us.

But don't worry! We're not moving far, the new place is 25 meters west of the old one; it's actually in the same building but on the corner. Bigger, better, but just as nice.

The actual move will happen during next weekend, most of it during the Saturday. A lot of you have been kind enough to offer to come help out, which is really amazing of you. We do have the best customers. If you do want to help out, let us know beforehand so we can plan for food and such.

So, wish us good luck and we rely on your forebearance as the start-up will undoubtedly be a bit messy.

Jan, Christer & minions

Books of the Month – February 2021

Clare Beams
The Illness Lesson
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Janet Frame
Owls Do Cry
Paperback

Classic of the month

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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

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Chana Porter
The Seep
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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M.A. Carrick
The Mask of Mirrors
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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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

Deborah Orr
Motherwell – A Girlhood
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

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

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