Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

UPPSALA | Wednesday 14th February at 19:00

“I Am Pilingual”
Douglas Hofstadter speaks about the various languages in his life

** The event is sold out **

Douglas Hofstadter, the legendary author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, and professor of Cognitive Science and Comparative Literature at Indiana University, will give a talk on “Languages in My Life” and his experiences studying and speaking various languages.

Wednesday 14th February at 19.00
Get your ticket (60:-) in the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

UPPSALA | Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00

Elizabeth Hand is in town again! Join us for a short reading with mingle and refreshments, and enjoy the company of the author of the dark and brilliant Cass Neary-novels, and the wonderful Wylding Hall, among other things.

Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00
Free! Just drop in and join the fun.

Welcome!

In co-operation with the Vinter 2018 convention (Feb 10–11), visit them at:
https://vinteruppsala.wordpress.com/

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Thursday 1st Feb at 19:00

Harry Potter Book Night! Fantastic Beasts – and how to become one...

Join us for the annual Harry Potter Book Night for cosplay, tea & snacks, and a quiz with prizes. 

Cherry Koivula, cosplayer extraordinaire and well-known from multiple conventions from all over Sweden, will talk about how to dress the part.

Dress up as your favourite character – competition with prizes!

Thursday 1st February at 19:00 
Get your ticket (70:-) at the bookshop today – limited space!

Book launch: It’s All Coming Back – On love after the war

Book launch: It’s all coming back – Jon kahn

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th Jan at 18:30

He was Jewish, she had a Nazi-friendly father. 
How could they make a life out of that and how did they tell each other the difficult things. 

Jon Kahn launches his book ”It’s All Coming Back – On love after the war” – a book about how it was to find love after the war even if you had the most differing backgrounds. Based on a true family story. 

Welcome to discover a different love story! 
Author reading & signing. Free.

Books of the Month for January 2018

A new year, a new month, a new selection of great reads!
Discover the Books of the Month for January – there’s something for everyone!

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories

MODERN FICTION
My Name is Leon – Kit de Waal

Epiphany Shop Hours

Epiphany Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | January 5th–7th

The Uppsala shop:

Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 10-17

Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12-17

Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16.

The Stockholm shop:
 
Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 11–17
 
Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12–16
 
Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16. 

Poetry Night with Ahu Smith & Linda Ghaderi

Poetry Night with Ahu Smith and Linda Ghaderi

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 14th Dec at 18:30. Free.

A Search for Belonging in Flesh and Soul 
with Ahu Smith & Linda Ghaderi

Take time out from the Christmas frenzy for an evening with poets Ahu Smith and Linda Ghaderi.

Poetry reading and talk about life, belonging, and digging in the dirt for meaning.

Come in, warm up, the kettle will be on

Welcome to an evening of poetry!

» Visit Ahu’s site Authentic Traveler
» Visit Linda’s site LindaGhaderi.com

Click Read more for a presentation of the poets

Signing: Lagom by Lola A Åkerström

Signing ”Lagom” by Lola A Åkerström

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th Dec at 13:00

As the Swedish proverb goes, ”Lagom är bäst” (The right amount is best). ”Lagom” sums up the Swedish psyche and is a way of living that promotes harmony. Full of insights and beautiful photographs, this authentic guide will help you make small, simple changes to your everyday life – whether that’s your diet, lifestyle, money, work or your home – so you can have a happier, more ­balanced way of living.
 
Award-winning writer and photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström has photographed and dispatched from roughly 60 countries for various publications. Read more about her and view her photos at www.lolaakinmade.com
 
”Lagom – The Swedish Secret of Living Well” makes a great gift for native Swedes, expats, and international friends alike.
 
Click to Read more (including an interview with Lola)
 

Books of the Month for December 2017

Discover the Books of the Month for December – there’s something for everyone!

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories

MODERN FICTION
Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders

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Follow our Advent Calendar with a daily special offer (and a great gift tip), every day until Christmas on our facebook pages:

Uppsala: facebook.com/UppsalaEnglishBookshop
Stockholm: facebook.com/EnglishBookshopSthlm

»We’re the merry, merry men of the midnight sun,
We work for Santa and have a lot of fun,
With a hi-hi-ho and a hi-hi-hey,
We better hurry up, tomorrow’s Christmas Day…«

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

Laura Freeman
The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite
Paperback
Arkady Martine
A Memory Called Empire (Teixcalaan)
Trade paperback
James S. A. Corey
Tiamat’s Wrath (Expanse #8)
Trade paperback
Susan Hill
The Comforts of Home
Paperback

DCS Simon Serailler #9

New Titles – 31 January 2019

Bridget Collins
The Binding
Hardback
James Marlon
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Trade Paperback
Jin Yong
A Bond Undone
Trade Paperback

Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2

Jane Harper
The Lost Man
Trade Paperback
Mick Finlay
The Murder Pit
Paperback

(An Arrowood Mystery 2)

Elly Griffiths
The Stone Circle
Trade Paperback

(Ruth Galloway #11)

Peter May
The Man With No Face
Trade Paperback
Miriam Darlington
Owl Sense
Paperback
David Weber
Through Fiery Trials
Hardback

(Safehold #10)

Dav Pilkey
Brawl of the Wild
Hardback

(Dog Man #6)

Malala Yousafzai
We Are Displaced
Trade Paperback

My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

S. A. Chakraborty
The Kingdom of Copper
Trade paperback

(Daevabad Trilogy #2)

Tips for Christmas

Michelle Obama
Becoming
Hardback
Tana French
The Wych Elm
Trade paperback
Bob Woodward
Fear: Trump in the White House
Hardback
George R.R. Martin
Fire and Blood
Hardback

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