Summer Book Box Competition

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Summer Book Box Competition

Enter in the Big Summer Book Box Competition – now also with private accounts!

”Where are you reading today?” Snap a picture of where you’re reading today (a reading selfie if you’d like or just of your special place) and share it with us on social media. You could win one of FIVE great Book Boxes, curated by us and chosen from the best summer recommendations by Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, TOR.com och LittleBrown. Each box contains 4 great books each (or more).

Click ”Read more” to read the competition instructions!

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th June at 19.00

Author Talk: ALAN JUDD on MI6
– the fascinating story of the launch of the British Secret Intelligence Service

Alan Judd, former soldier and diplomat, now renowned writer of spy thrillers and non-fiction will visit us to talk about MI6 and the fascinating and unique history of the launch of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service through the unusual life of its founder, Mansfield Cumming.

Thursday 7th June at 19.00
Ticket 60:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today. 
Refreshments and snacks. Limited number of seats.

Author Talk: Burkina Faso – Nothing Will Be As Before

Author Talk: Nothing will be as before

UPPSALA | Tuesday 29th May at 19.00

Author Talk: NOTHING WILL BE AS BEFORE

Join us for professor Sten Hagberg’s knowledge­able and inspiring talk about a changing ­Burkina Faso, as the country makes a break with its authoritarian past.

Nothing Will Be As Before is the result of ethnographic research on socio-­political transformations in Burkina Faso. With the popular insurrection in October 2014 that ousted President Blaise Compaoré from power, this country marks a break with its authoritarian past. Burkina Faso is engaged in democratic renewal, at the same time as political continuity is evident.

Tuesday 29th May at 19:00
Free, but sign up at the bookshop (limited seating) or by email: uppsalaevents@bookshop.se

Refreshments & snacks served.

In co-operation with Uppsala Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University.

GDPR - New EU regulation

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GDPR in effect from May 25th 2018

By now you are probably sick and tired of hearing of GDPR, so we’ll be brief:

We will continue to protect your privacy and personal data – you don’t need to do anything.

If you want to know more:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It replaces the previous Swedish law ”Personuppgiftslagen”. For you as a customer that means even stronger protection of your personal data and gives you more control over its use.

» Read more about how we handle and protect your privacy and personal data

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

UPPSALA | Thursday 17th May at 19:00

DOCTOR WHO NIGHT – Monsters & Villains
Monsters galore when Sweden’s leading Who-expert Kristina Rudbjer delves into the world of Cybermen, Weeping angels, Daleks, Azorbaloffs and all manner of mysterious creatures throughout the last 55 years.

Dress up as your ­favourite monster or villain – or character!
Fabulous prizes to be won.

When: Thursday 17th May at 19:00
Where: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
How much: 60 kr – including tea & cake! Get your ticket today.
Why: to have fun, meet whovians and learn new, fun stuff about monsters!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket at the bookshop today!

Shop Hours for Ascension Day 2018

Shop hours for Ascension Day

Ascension day | Thursday 10th May

On Ascension Day (Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag) on Thursday both our shops are open 12–16. Welcome.

Stockholm shop turns ten!

Celebrating 10 years in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 8th May

Today, May 8th, our shop in Stockholm turns 10 – come celebrate with us! 10% off everything in the Stockholm shop until Sunday.

On a sunny Thursday in May ten years ago, Carolyn Cassady of immense beat (and other) fame, cut the green ribbon and inaugurated our shop in Old Town in Stockholm. Today, May 8th, marks the ten year anniversary of the shop opening in Stockholm.

Book&Pint: The Fall Guy – James Lasdun

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Book&Pint: The Fall Guy – James Lasdun

UPPSALA | Wednesday 25th April at 19:00

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

BOOK & PINT – book discussions at the pub.

Join us at the pub to discuss the noir book The Fall Guy by James Lasdun.

Release party: Two Thirds North 2018

Release party for Two Thirds North 2018

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 19th April at 19:00 

Join us for the release party for the 2018 issue of TWO THIRDS NORTH, Stockholm University’s journal of international literature!
 
If you have a craving for international literature then you should come for an evening of live readings and literary discussions at the Stockholm bookshop.
 
Buy a copy of the journal and get it signed by the authors while you chat with the writers, editors, and professors of Stockholm University’s creative writing program.
 

In this year’s issue you will find fiction and poetry by 31 contributors under the headings of The Maelstrom’s Current, Where Are You Now?, Love and its Discontents, What Else in the End?, and finally And Yet, And Yet. Also an edited and commented draft showing the process of editing, followed by a conversation between author and editor. In this year’s issue you will also find an interview with author Mark Haddon.

 
The band Mister Ferrari will do a short acoustic set, performing songs from their upcoming debut album.
 
Light snacks and refreshments served.
 
Thursday 19th April at 19:00. Free!
Feel free to like&share this facebook event – bring a friend or two!
 

We’re the Bookstore of the Year 2018

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International Excellence Award – Bookstore of the Year 2018

London Book Fair | April 10th 2018

We won the Bookstore of the Year award at the London Book Fair!

Books of the Month – April 2020

Anna Hope
Expectation
Paperback

Fiction of the month
(soon in stock!)

Patricia Grace
Potiki
Paperback

Classic of the month

Nicole Flattery
Show Them a Good Time
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Beth O’Leary
The Flatshare
Paperback

FeelGood of the month
NEW CATEGORY!

Sulari Gentill
A Few Right Thinking Men
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Tracy Clark
Broken Places
Paperback

Noir of the month

Suzanne Palmer
Finder
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Rachel Atwood
Walk the Wild with Me
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Irene Radford
A Spoonful of Magic
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sheena Kamal
Fight Like a Girl
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Sinéad Gleeson
Constellations
Paperback

– Reflections From Life

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2020

Chloe Aridjis
Sea Monsters
Paperback

Fiction of the month

Jean Toomer
Cane
Paperback

Classic of the month

Julia Armfield
Salt Slow
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

C. M. Elliott
Sibanda and the Rainbird
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Glen Erik Hamilton
Mercy River
Paperback

Noir of the month

Valerie Valdes
Chilling Effect
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month.

Adrian Tchaikovsky
Made Things
Paperback

Fantasy of the month.

A. J. Hackwith
The Library of the Unwritten
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month.

Becky Albertalli
Yes No Maybe So
Paperback

Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed.
Teen/YA of the month.

Mark Boyle
The Way Home
Paperback

Tales from a life without technology.
Non-Fiction of the onth.

Books of the Month – February 2020

Jenny McCartney
The Ghost Factory
Paperback

Fiction of the month

George Eliot
Silas Marner
Paperback

Classic of the month

Elizabeth Hand
Fire
Paperback

Short stories of the month

Sam Hurcom
A Shadow on the Lens
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Garry Disher
Bitter Wash Road
Paperback

Noir of the month

Arkady Martine
A Memory Called Empire
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Luke Arnold
The Last Smile in Sunder City
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Dan Stout
Titanshade
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Natalie C. Anderson
Let's Go Swimming on Doomsday
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Caroline Criado Perez
Invisible Women
Paperback

Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men.
Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – January 2020

Taylor Jenkins Reid
Daisy Jones and The Six
Paperback

General Fiction of the month

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