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Storytelling for Children, 14th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pig in school and a dinosaur in the bath-tub?
Stories of disorder to enjoy at eleven o’clock, on Saturday 14th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

There’s a dinosaur in my bathtub by Catalina Echeverri Rufus goes to School by Kim T Griswell

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 26 Nov 09:00
Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson
(tickets for sale in the Stockholm bookshop)

What could be better than poetry and breakfast on a cold November morning?

Poetry Afternoon Tea

Poetry Afternoon Tea

UPPSALA | Poetry Afternoon Tea, Sun 15 th Nov 16:30 (ticketed)

Knowing that the only thing to beat tea and sympathy is tea and poetry, we give you: Poetry Afternoon Tea!

Books of the month for November

General Fiction: Helen Oyeyemi – Boy, Snow, Bird

British Crime: Denzil Meyrick – Whisky from Small Glasses : A D.C.I. Daley Thriller

Tough Crime: Tom Cooper – The Marauders

Science Fiction: Ramez Naam – Nexus (Nexus ARC #1)

Fantasy: Kameron Hurley – Mirror Empire (Worldbreaker Saga 1)

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Ferrett Steinmetz, Steven Meyer-Rassow (illustrator) – Flex ( Mancer #1)

Classic of the Month: Truman Capote – In Cold Blood

Teen reading: Marthe Jocelyn – What We Hide

Helen Oyeyemi – Boy, Snow, BirdDenzil Meyrick – Whisky from Small Glasses : A D.C.I. Daley ThrillerTom Cooper – MaraudersRamez Naam – Nexus (Nexus ARC #1)Kameron Hurley – Mirror Empire (Worldbreaker Saga 1)Ferrett Steinmetz, Steven Meyer-Rassow (illustrator) – Flex ( Mancer #1)Truman Capote – In Cold BloodMarthe Jocelyn – What We Hide

Mystery Writing Workshop in Uppsala

Mystery Writing Workshop in Uppsala

WORKSHOPS IN UPPSALA | Starting Mon 16th Nov

Do you want to write a Nordic noir, a spine-tingler or a cozy crime novel? Join our mystery writing workshop, led by James van Loon, author of Blue Magic Woman.

Halloween Storytelling for Children, Saturday 31st October in Uppsala

Come for some slightly spooky stories to celebrate Halloween.
Dress up if you dare!

11 o'clock, Saturday 31st October in the Uppsala shop.

  • The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent

The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent

Author visit: Max Porter in conversation with Lasse Winkler

Max Porter - Grief is the Thing with Feathers

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 5th November at 19:00 (ticketed event)

We are super excited about this visit in the Stockholm shop – this author’s first novel completely blew our socks off! His name is Max Porter, and he’s a senior editor at Granta Books and Portobello Books. He previously managed an independent bookshop and won the Young Bookseller of the Year award. We’ve invited him from London to come and discuss his debut novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers.

All Hallows Read at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

All Hallows Read, The English Bookshop 2015

Come and let us treat you to a cosy ghostly evening!

Listen to Sam and Paul Kassel as they read a couple of classic horror stories, and maybe you have one or two of your own favorites to tell? Join us for a tea and cake and candle light. No tricks – we promise! Or…?

Halloween Special Storytelling, Saturday 31st in Uppsala

Halloween storytelling at The English Bookshop, 2015

Welcome all 3-6 year olds for a special Halloween storytelling with Hannah in the Uppsala shop.

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

Download the poster

Breakfast Talk with Binyavanga Wainaina


Binyavanga Wainaina

STOCKHOLM Breakfast Talk, Saturday 24th October at 10:00

Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing. In April 2014, Time magazine included Wainaina in its annual TIME 100 as one of the ”Most Influential People in the World”. Earlier that year, as a response to a series of anti-gay laws being passed in Africa, Wainaina had publicly announced that he was gay, publishing a short story titled ”I am a homosexual, Mum”.

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