Talk: Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

Talk by Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

UPPSALA | Tuesday 13th March at 19:00

TALK: Fahrenheit 451 and Other Troubling Tales

Guest speaker Daniel Ogden looks at the complex worlds of dystopias and utopias with ­examples from modern and classic literature.

Tuesday 13th March at 19.00. Tea and cake served.
Tickets 60 kr. Limited number of seats, please buy your ticket in advance.

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Best bookshop in the world?

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Bookstore of the Year 2018 award

BIG NEWS!
It was just announced that we’re one of three finalists for Bookstore of the Year 2018 – an award handed out annually by the London Bookfair and the UK Publishers Association for the very best bookshop outside the UK. That’s a fairly big chunk of the world!

Winner announced on April 10th at a ceremony at the London Book Fair.

» Press release from the London Book Fair

Book Sale – Green Dot Treasure Hunt

Green Dot Treasure Hunt

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Book Sale continues… Wow, what a sale weekend we had – so many books (and bags and mugs and pencil cases and...) found new happy homes.

The books left behind were a bit grumpy though. To give them a chance of finding new homes we continue with a GREEN DOT TREASURE HUNT!

3 for 2 on selected books in the shops (all with a green dot on their spines). Find 3 books with green dots, pay for 2.
Let the dot hunt begin!

A Pint & a Book – Book discussion at the pub

A Pint & a Book: Chance by Kem Nunn

UPPSALA | Thursday 27th Feb at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

A Pint & a Book – book discussion at the pub

Join us at the pub to discuss the ­literary thriller Chance by National Book Award finalist Kem Nunn. Chance is now a US tv series starring Hugh Laurie.

Chance is an exciting read, not too thick, the pages will simply fly by when you start reading.

Have a pint of your preferred beverage, a snack or a meal (20% off on food!), while we discuss the crime book of the month.

Tuesday 27th February at 19:00
at O’Neill’s Pub, Dragarbrunnsgatan 53.

Get your event ticket at the bookshop today!
Combo-price book & meeting 195:-. Limited number of seats, get yours today!

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Books of the Month for February 2018

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Have you discovered the Books of the Month for February yet? 

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories
Books of the Month – British Crime - Tough Crime

Books of the Month – Sci-Fi - Fanatasy - Urban Fantasy

Books of the Month – Teen/Young Adult - Non-Fiction

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Book launch: The Magdalena File – Jon Stenhugg

Launch The Magdalena File – Jon Stenhugg

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 15th February at 18:30

Three may keep a secret, if two of them dead. When a ship goes down in the Baltic, a deadly secret surfaces, and everyone wants it.

Jon Stenhugg launches his latest book The Magdalena File – Sara Markham and John Hurtree uncover foreign and domestic forces working to destroy Stockholm.

Short talk about some of the problems which arise when writing fiction based on historical events.

Author reading & signing. Free.

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 – September 2019

John Lanchester
The Wall
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

Frances Fanny Burney
Evelina
Paperback

Classic of the month

Kimberly King Parsons
Black Light: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Sarah Ward
The Shrouded Path
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Laird Barron
Blood Standard
Paperback

Noir of the month

Mary Robinette Kowal
The Calculating Stars
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Marina & Sergey Dyachenko
Vita Nostra
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Wendy Trimboli
The Resurrectionist of Caligo
Paperback

& Alicia Zaloga
Urban Fantasy of the month

Elizabeth Acevedo
With the Fire on High
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Jorge Carrión
Against Amazon: Seven Arguments / One Manifesto
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2019

Madeline Miller
Circe
Paperback

General Fiction pick of the month

Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Alexia Arthurs
How to Love a Jamaican: Stories
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

T. E. Kinsey
A Quiet Life in the Country
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

James A. McLaughlin
Bearskin
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Amal el-Mohtar
This Is How You Lose the Time War
Paperback

& Max Gladstone

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Peter McLean
Priest of Bones
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Suyi Davies Okungbowa
David Mogo, Godhunter
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Kwame Anthony Appiah
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Paperback

Non-Fiction pick of the month

Samuel Miller
A Lite Too Bright
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

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

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