Ideas for Christmas and winter reading

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If you're in the mood for a bit of Christmas and winter reading, we've got lots of ideas for you, from Dickens and The Grinch to cosy Christmas crimes! Here are some suggestions.

Night Before Christmas Clement C. Moore, Eric Puybaret (Ill.)   War of Gifts, A (An Ender Christmas Story)  Orson Scott Card Hogfather (Discworld #20) by Terry Pratchett  Don't Cry For Me Aberystwyth (A Louie Knight Mystery #4)  Malcolm Pryce

Edward Trayer signs his new children's book The Gullfoss Legends!

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Edward Trayer. The Gullfoss Legend

18 of December 11 o'clock sharp.

Edward Trayer signs his new children's book The Gullfoss Legends!

Edward Trayer in the bookshop

Competition, win Kat von D's new book The Tattoo Chronicles

Kat von D -  The Tattoo ChroniclesNew competition! Win a signed copy of famed tattoo artist Kat von D's new book The Tattoo Chronicles. Ms von D is visiting Sweden at the moment to launch her new books. We don't actually have anything planned for her in our shops, but we do have a signed copy of the beautiful new book to raffle off. Just send us an e-mail at info@bookshop.se stating what Kat von D's 'real' name is and YOU could be the winner! Competition ends Sunday December 5. Winners announced forthwith.

Kat von D in the bookshop

Storytelling for Children, Saturday November 20

Storytelling for Children, Saturday November 20Tomorrow Saturday November 20 we are starting up our Storytelling for Children sessions in the Uppsala shop again. We're really looking forward to this. It's for 3-6 year olds primarily and you don't need to sign up for it.

Welcome To A Literary Afternoon

WELCOME TO A Literary Afternoon with international authors Brian James (Sierra Leone) and Anisur Rahman (Bangladesh) Sunday November 21st at 15.30Welcome To A Literary Afternoon with the international authors Brian James (Sierra Leone) and Anisur Rahman (Bangladesh)

Sunday November 21st at 15.30

At The Uppsala English Bookshop

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Celebration all weekend!

Thursday Nov 18th: All-day celebration in the shop, evening party!

Saturday Nov 20th: Storytelling for children 3-6 at 11.30

Sunday Nov 21st: Literary afternoon with international authors Brian James (Sierra Leone) and Anisur Rahman (Bangladesh) at 15.30

Happy surprises through-out!

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The Uppsala English Bookshop 15 Years!!!!

The Uppsala English Bookshop from the early days  - Jan

Yes! Thursday November 18 is our 15th birthday. Incredible, right?

And we're bigger, better, bolder than ever! All thanks to you guys of course.

So, please sign our Birthday Guestbook here

Winner of a signed copy of Simon Kernick's The Last 10 Seconds!

The winner of our fiercly competitive Simon Kernick competition is Mr P. Hurst! Actually he's the only one who got the question right. The answer of course is Tom Hickey. But you all knew that, really, right? (And the question was "What is the name of the lecturer in humanities at Brighton Polytechnic who was a major inspiration to Mr Kernick?")

So congratulations Phil, the book is in the post. 
Happy reading.

Competition; Win a signed copy of Simon Kernick's The Last 10 Seconds!

Simon Kernick - The Last 10 seconds

Win a signed copy of brit crime great Simon Kernick's latest race-against time bestseller The Last 10 Seconds!

All you have to do this time is send an email to info@bookshop.se with the answer to this question: 
What is the name of the lecturer in humanities at Brighton Polytechnic who was a major inspiration to Mr Kernick?

And, of course, you have to 'like' this post on Facebook!
Deadline for this competition is Sunday November 7. Good luck!

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.

Books of the Month – November 2022

Dawnie Walton
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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J. L Carr
A Month in the Country
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Helly Acton
The Shelf
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Ada Moncrieff
Murder at the Theatre Royale
Paperback
Gregory Galloway
Just Thieves
Paperback
Nathan Tavares
A Fractured Infinity
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Rachel Griffin
The Nature of Witches
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Jesse Q. Sutanto
Well, That Was Unexpected
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

David Damrosch
Around the World in 80 Books
Paperback

– A Literary Journey

Non-Fiction of the month

Jeremy Atherton Lin
Gay Bar – Why We Went Out
Paperback

Books of the Month – October 2022

Claire Keegan
Small Things Like These
Hardback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Shirley Jackson
The Haunting of Hill House
Paperback

Classics of the month

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Josie Silver
One Night on the Island
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Tom Hindle
A Fatal Crossing
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Chris Whitaker
We Begin at the End
Paperback

Noir of the month

Brendan P. Bellecourt
Absynthe
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Alexandra Bell
The Winter Garden
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Melinda Salisbury
Her Dark Wings
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Warren Ellis
Nina Simone’s Gum
Paperback

– A Memoir of Things Lost and Found

Non-Fiction of the month

Imogen Binnie
Nevada
Paperback

Books of the Month – September 2022

Sara Nisha Adams
The Reading List
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Barbara Comyns
Our Spoons Came From Woolworths
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Clare Pooley
The Authenticity Project
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Trent Dalton
Love Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Janice Hallett
The Twyford Code
Paperback
Chris Offutt
The Killing Hills
Paperback

Noir of the month

Cat Rambo
You Sexy Thing
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Sue Lynn Tan
Daughter of the Moon Goddess
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Zoulfa Katouh
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Stanley Tucci
Taste
Paperback

– My Life Through Food

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2022

Sarah Hall
Burntcoat
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

Elizabeth Hardwick
Sleepless Nights
Paperback

Classic of the month