Harry Potter Book Night 2019

Harry Potter Book Night 2019

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th Feb at 19:00 Ticketed

It’s time for our fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night! This time the talk will be in Swedish, and together with themed baking and a quiz I'm sure we will have a magical night. Get your ticket today! Click ”Read more” for more info.

På spaning efter kända författare

På spaning efter kända författare

UPPSALA | Monday 11th Feb at 19.00 Biljetterat event

Författarbesök
”På spaning efter kända författare” – Catharina & David Miller

Catharina & David Miller kommer och berättar om sin bok ”På spaning efter kända författare”, där de gör nedslag bland de brittiska klassikerna och besöker de platser där författarna bott, verkat och skriver om.

Talk: Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making

Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie

UPPSALA | Wednesday 23 January at 19.00

Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making
Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie and her literary world

Agatha Christie is a master of plotmaking and her characters are among the best known in detective fiction.

Come and listen to Morgan Malm as he unravels her world of classic mysteries. Perfect for both new and old readers of the queen of crime! You might even get to witness the murder of a myth or two...

Launch: An Isle Full of Noises – Merlin Chronicles 3

Book launch Merlin Chronicles 3

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th January at 18.30

London. 1599. Hamlet premiers at the Globe. Merlin is there.

Winners announcement

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And the winners are...

Thanks to everyone taking part in our Christmas Signed Book Contest. This has been our biggest competition ever, with participants in the hundreds (!), so it took us a while to figure it all out, but we finally have a list of lucky winners – are you one of them…? Click ’Read more’ to reveal the winners list.

Shop Hours New Year’s 2018

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Happy New Year!

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Shop hours during the holidays:
UPPSALA New Year’s Eve: 10–15, New Year’s Day: closed.
STOCKHOLM New Year’s Eve & Day: closed.

Christmas Signed Book Contest

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Enter in the big Christmas Signed Book Contest – runs until New Year’s

Enter our Christmas Signed Book Contest and you could win author signed books!

Every week until Christmas, on Mondays, we present 6 titles and 6 videos. In the video someone from the bookshop will read a short passage from the book.

Your mission is, should you choose to accept it, to match each video with the corresponding title.

Contest runs until the end of the year!

18 videos and text passages to match, 18 signed books to win! 

*** The contest is closed. Winners will be announced soon. ***

Christmas Hours 2018

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Christmas Hours at the bookshops

Ho ho ho! This week before Christmas we’re helping Santa out by keeping the shops open longer!

UPPSALA: Mon–Fri 10–20, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 10–17.
Christmas Eve & Day closed. Boxing Day 26th Dec open 12–16.

STOCKHOLM: Mon–Fri 10–19, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 11–17.
Christmas holiday (24–26th) closed. Open again at 11 on Thurs 27th Dec.

We Inspire Me – signing & talk

We Inspire Me

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 13th Dec at 18.30

Join us in the Stockholm shop for a conversation about illustration, design, and community with culture creator/designer, Mam Foon, and author/illustrator, Andrea Pippins. Free.

Christmas Horror with Mats Strandberg

Christmas Horror with Mats Strandberg

UPPSALA | Tuesday 11th Dec at 19.00

Ever feel like Christmas can get a bit too fluffy and cosy and just too sweet? Cure your seasonal nausea with a bit of first class frights! 

Let horror author and aficionado Mats Strandberg guide you to the best spooky literature this December. Mats will talk about reading horror, being a horror author, and recommend favourite books. Also time for book signing and a Q&A.

Welcome to a terrific horrific night at The English Bookshop in Uppsala!

Tuesday 11th December at 19.00
Tickets 60:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today – limited space.

Books of the Month – April 2021

Kirstin Innes
Scabby Queen
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Ivy Compton-Burnett
A House and Its Head
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Poppy Alexander
The Littlest Library
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Souvankham Thammavongsa
How to Pronounce Knife
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

William Shaw
Salt Lane
Paperback

Mystery of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group!

S. A. Cosby
Blacktop Wasteland
Paperback

Noir of the month

Ursula K. Le Guin
The Word for World is Forest
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

* Join the online reading group!

C. L. Polk
The Midnight Bargain
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Gareth Hanrahan
The Gutter Prayer
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Phil Stamper
As Far as You’ll Take Me
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Patrick Freyne
OK, Let’s Do Your Stupid Idea
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2021

Kiley Reid
Such a Fun Age
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Nella Larsen
Quicksand & Passing
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Anna Bell
The Man I Didn’t Marry
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Rion Amilcar Scott
The World Doesn’t Require You
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Caroline Dunford
A Death at the Hospital
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Stephen King
Later
Paperback

Noir of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group!

Sarah Pinsker
A Song for a New Day
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Melissa Albert
Tales From the Hinterland
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

* Join the online reading group!

Hannah Mathewson
Witherward
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Namina Namina
The Gilded Ones
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Sophy Roberts
The Lost Pianos of Siberia
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – February 2021

Clare Beams
The Illness Lesson
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the Fiction reading group

Janet Frame
Owls Do Cry
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the Classics reading group

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

*Join the Crime reading group

Chana Porter
The Seep
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the SF reading group!

M.A. Carrick
The Mask of Mirrors
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the Fantasy reading group!

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

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