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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.

Storytelling for Children - Sat 13th Jan

Storytelling for Children

UPPSALA | Saturday 13th January at 11

It’s storytime again! Welcome all 3–6 year olds for storytelling with Hans. 

No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

Save the dates for upcoming storytimes in Uppsala:
Saturday 27th January and 10th February.

In Stockholm we have storytime with Tiffany:
Saturday 20th January and 10th February.

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. 

New Year’s Holiday Shop Hours

New Year's Holiday Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | New Year’s Holidays

Uppsala
Saturday 30th Dec  10–17
New Year’s Eve 31st Dec  12–15
New Year’s Day 1 st Jan  Closed

Stockholm
Saturday 30th Dec  11–16
New Year’s Eve 31st Dec  Closed
New Year’s Day 1st Jan  Closed

Christmas Hours at the bookshops

Christmas Hours at the bookshops

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | ’Tis the season...

We’re keeping extra long shop hours at our bookshops to do what we can to make these days leading up to the holidays a little less hectic and frantic. Welcome in. (And don’t forget to breathe...)


Uppsala
Mon–Tue 10–19
Wed-Fri 10–20
Sat 23rd 10–17
Christmas Eve and Day Closed
Boxing Day 26th 12–15

Stockholm
Mon–Fri 10–19
Sat 23rd 10–16
Christmas 24th–26th Closed
Open as usual from 27th.

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 on facebook

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…«

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