This is where I am – Karen Campbell at The Uppsala International Authors Stage

We're bringing Karen Campbell back to Uppsala and she will be the premiere guest at the new Uppsala Internationella Författarscen; a collaboration between us and the Stadsbibliotek. This is such a wonderful and important book. You're in for a real treat. Everybody here at the shop LOVES this book! This cannot be overstated.

  • Thursday 6/3, 6pm, at Uppsala City Library (Stadsbiblioteket)
  • No entrance fee, but book your ticket at Stadsbibliotek reception, 018-727 83 33. You need to collect your ticket at least 30 minutes before the event.

Karen Campbell in the bookshop

Om Uppsalas Internationella Författarscen / Uppsala International Authors Stage

This is where I am – Karen Campbell at The Uppsala International Authors Stage

Oh boy, here we go – Sale all weekend

We have the very best, finest, smartest, most decent and beautiful customers in the entire known universe. That's a fact.

And you all helped make 2013 our very best year ever! In December alone we sold as much as we did our entire first YEAR of business.

So thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.

And - as a small, humble, unworthy token of our affection and gratitude we open our THANK YOU SALE tomorrow at 10am and EVERYTHING (sorry for shouting) IN THE SHOP IS 3 for 2 until Sunday afternoon. (Friday 28/2 to Sunday 2/2)

Yes. True. Everything (excepting staff) is 3 for 2. Buy ANY three books, mugs, whathaveyous (mostly books, we know) and the cheapest one is free. Sorry - FREE.

See you and your best friends and your extended family soon. Come set the books free.

And thanks.

Book sale all weekend – 3 for 2 on everything

Poetry Breakfast – Tuesday February 25th at 9 am


Poetry Breakfast: Erling Kittelsen, Cindy Lynn Brown and Anisur RahmanJoin us for a Poetry Breakfast. Meet Erling Kittelsen, Cindy Lynn Brown and Anisur Rahman. Let’s celebrate the UNESCO International Mother Language Day in co-operation with Litteraturcentrum Uppsala’s Modersmåls-poesifestival.

Free entrance. Breakfast (tea & sandwich) served.

Storytelling for Children – 11 o'clock, 22nd February, Uppsala

Hat rhymes with 'drat!'
Breeze rhymes with sneeze - Bless you!
Llama rhymes with drama.

Come have fun with rhyming stories at the English Bookshop, 11 o'clock, 22nd February.

Rosie's Hat by Julia Donaldson and Anna Currey Llama Llama Shopping Drama by Anna Dewdney

Books of the month for February

General Fiction: Karen Campbell – This is Where I Am
A tender and eye-opening novel about loss and survival, and an unlikely friendship between a Glaswegian widow and a Somali asylum seeker.

British Crime: Suzette A. Hill – A Little Murder
London, early 1950s. Marcia Beasley of St John's Wood is discovered dead in her home, naked and covered with a coal scuttle… A host of colourful and comic characters leap from the pages in their hurry to identify the murderer, unravel the mystery of Marcia's life, and discover the importance of all that coal.

Tough Crime: Jeff Abbott – Downfall
When a young woman rushes into Sam Capra's San Francisco bar and whispers these desperate words, Sam feels compelled to help. A moment later she is attacked by two killers. With Sam's aid, she manages to overpower the men, saving his life in the process before vanishing into the night.

Fantasy: Guy Adams – The Good the Bad and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate #1)
A weird western, a gun-toting, cigarrillo-chewing fantasy built from hangman’s rope and spent bullets. The west has never been wilder. A Steampunk-Western-Fantasy from Guy Adams.
“You wish to meet your God?” the gunslinger asked, cocking his revolver, “well now... that’s easy to arrange.”
Every one hundred years a town appears. From a small village in the peaks of Tibet to a gathering of mud huts in the jungles of South American, it can take many forms. It exists for twenty-four hours then vanishes once more, but for that single day it contains the greatest miracle a man could imagine: a doorway to Heaven.

Science Fiction: Frank Chadwick – How Dark the World Becomes
Sasha Naradnyo is a gangster. He's a gangster with heart, sure, but Sasha sticks his neck out for no man. That's how you stay alive in Crack City, a colony stuffed deep into the crust of the otherwise unlivable planet Peezgtaan.

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Viehl, Lynn – Disenchanted & Co
In the Provincial Union of Victoriana, a steampunk America that lost the Revolutionary War, Charmian “Kit” Kittredge makes her living investigating crimes of magic. While Kit tries to avoid the nobs of high society, she follows mysteries wherever they lead.

Teen reading: Isaac Marion – Warm Bodies
R is a zombie, but its not so bad, he's learning to live with it. True, he can only remember the first letter of his name, and eating is not a pleasant business. He spends his time in an abandoned airport, along with hundreds of other zombies, riding the escalators, standing round and groaning.

Classic of the Month: Kate Chopin – The Awakening
Edna Pontellier struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South… It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension.

Karen Campbell – This is Where I Am  Suzette A. Hill – A Little Murder Jeff Abbott – Downfall Guy Adams – The Good the Bad and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate #1) Frank Chadwick – How Dark the World Becomes Viehl, Lynn – Disenchanted & Co Isaac Marion – Warm Bodies Kate Chopin – The Awakening

Storytelling for Children – Saturday 8th February, Uppsala

Bed-time can be tricky can't it? Sometimes you need things to be just right before you can sleep. Come and listen to stories about bed-time and other times too, at 11 o'clock, Saturday 8th February, at Uppsala's English Bookshop.

  • Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
  • Goodnight Sam by Marie-Louise Gay

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd Goodnight Sam by Marie-Louise Gay

An Evening with Sherlock – Mattias Boström

An Evening with Sherlock, with Mattias BoströmWelcome to an evening on th etopic of Sherlock Holmes, with our guest Mattias Boström.

Meet Mattias Boström, author, Sherlock Holmes expert and member of the prominent Sherlock Holmes society The Baker Street Irregulars. Get to know Holmes, beyond and behind the deerstalker hat and the Calabash pipe. Mattias' latest book in Swedish, Från Holmes till Sherlock, will be on sale – as well as our wide assortment of titles in English. The talk will be in Swedish at The English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Limited number of seats so book in advance!
13 February, 19 o'clock
Price is 60 kr to be paid at the door.

P.G. Wodehouse – Evening

Welcome to an evening on the topic P.G Wodehouse and FORE! Snacks and bubbly drinks will be served.

28 January, 19 o'clock at The English Bookshop in Uppsala.

P.G Wodehouse - FORE!

Storytelling for Children – January 25, Uppsala

Come and hear about baby owl's playschool-related uncertainties and a classic story of a milk-stealing cat.

Story-time at 11 o'clock, Saturday 25th January at the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

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