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Meet illustrator Brian Rea – ”Death Wins a Goldfish”

Author visit Brian Rea in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th July at 18.30

Death never takes a day off. Until he gets a letter from the HR department insisting he uses up his accrued vacation time, that is.

In his humorous and heartfelt book Death Wins a Goldfish, illustrator Brian Rea (illustrator of New York Times “Modern Love” column) let us take a peek at Death’s journal entries as he documents his mandatory sabbatical in the world of the living.

»This book is not about dying, this book is about living.«

Meet Brian in the Stockholm shop at this author visit event. Free.

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Midsummer Shop Hours

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Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:
HAPPY MIDSUMMMER!

Wherever you are, whatever the weather might be... we wish you a pleasant and relaxing weekend.

Speaking of relaxing; the staff is on reading retreats so the Uppsala shop is closed Fri 21st–Sat 22nd June and open again on Sunday 12–16. The Stockholm shop is closed all Midsummer weekend Fri 21st–Sun 23rd June.

Enjoy your holiday.

Launch Party: Behind Blue Eyes – C.S. Duffy

Launch Party Behind Blue Eyes

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th June at 18.30. Free!

The perfect man.
The perfect life.
The only problem is the dead body on the beach.

Investigative reporter Ellie has just given up her life in London to be with the man of her dreams in Sweden when she stumbles across  a half decomposed skeleton on Midsummer’s eve…

#DallowayDay Special Theme Reading Group

#DallowayDay

UPPSALA | Wednesday 12th June at 19.00

Celebrate DallowayDay with us at the bookshop, along with other bookshops, libraries & book lovers all over the world and join us in this special theme reading group on this ”Wednesday in mid-June”.

Daniel Ogden will lead the discussion on the book Mrs Dalloway and talk a little about ­Virginia Woolf and her life and times.

Limited space – sign up today!

Sign up for this reading group either by dropping by the shop (and getting the book) or by contacting the shop in any other way.

DALLOWAYDAY SPECIAL THEME READING GROUP
Uppsala: Wednesday 12th June at 19:00 (”a Wednesday in mid-June”)
Group fee: 60 kr for the tea, cake and great bookish company.
Several different editions of the book in stock – pick your favourite!

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Enjoy your National Day

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Enjoy your national day

National Day | Thursday 6th June

Enjoy your national day & the summer weather!

(If you need a book or two to put on that table, both shops are open 12–16 – welcome by!)

New Poetry & Fiction reading: Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl

New Fiction & Poetry Reading

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 2nd June at 16:00

Welcome to the Stockholm bookshop for an author visit and reading of new poetry and fiction by Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl.

Free – bring a friend!

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Shop Hours Ascension Day 2019

Shop Hours Ascension Day

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Ascension Day 

On Ascension Day, Thursday 30th May, both our shop are open 12–16.
Welcome in!

Irish Spoken Word Poetry - Tues 28th May

Irish Spoken Word Poetry

UPPSALA | Tuesday 28th May at 19.00. Free!

Philosophy Reading Group: Aristotle’s Way

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Philosophy reading group: Aristotle’s Way – Edith Hall

Welcome to join this special theme philosophy reading group, facilitated by Madeleine Hyde. There will be a meeting in Uppsala as well as in Stockholm.

ARISTOTLE’S WAY
Ten Ways Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
by Edith Hall

What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think…

Board (and Bard) Game Night

Board Game Night

UPPSALA | Thursday 16th May at 19.00

Join us in the bookshop for a board (and bard) game night!

We’ll play Shakespeare, the Bard Game as well as Trivial Pursuit book lover’s edition.
Oh, and there will be tea and cake!

And – prizes to be won! (So not just fame & glory...)

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

Thursday 16th May at 19.00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Get your ticket at the bookshop.

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