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Congratulations Stuart Neville!

Lots of good things are happening in Irish crime writing at present. My favourite from the 2009 crop of novels was Stuart Neville's excellent debut The Twelve (published in the US as The Ghosts of Belfast). The NY Times had it on their list of top 5 crime novels of 2009 and just a few days ago The LA Times awarded it the Best Mystery/Thriller Prize! 

I heartily recommend reading this immediately!

The Shortlist for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 has been announced

The winner will be announced the 9th of June 2010. The prize is awarded to the woman (of any nationality) who, in the opinion of the judges, has written the best, eligible full-length novel in English, provided that the novel is published for the first time in the United Kingdom between 1 April of the year before the prize is awarded and 31 March of the year in which the prize is awarded.

   
  

Read more about The Orange Price for Fiction

Reading Group: Breath by Tim Winton

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Details and Poster – Breath by Tim Winton

Uppsala, Wednesday April 21 or Tuesday April 27 at 7pm. 
Stockholm, Tuesday May 4 and Thursday May 6, at 7 pm.

Read more about the details and talk to (or email) the book sellers to book your seat.

Come solve a mystery in Stockholm!

Join us for the NEW interactive book club for ages 9-13.

Saturday, April 24; 11:00 to 12:30
At The English Bookshop, Gamla stan Stockholm

Reading Group Uppsala 24th of March

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

The Reading group meeting in Uppsala will be on Wednesday the 24th of March at 7pm in the bookshop. The book to be read is: A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

"With America quietly gearing up for war in the Middle East, 20-year old Tassie, from the plains of the Midwest, goes to university in the hope of escaping the complex world of culture and politics. As the year unfolds, she is led to new and formative experiences, and the future bursts forth in dramatic and shocking ways."

Interested? Talk to (or email) the book sellers to book your seat.

Reading groups - One Day; David Nicholls

Uppsala, Tuesday 24/2 at 7pm.
Stockholm, Wednesday 10/3 and 17/3 at 7pm.

Nicholls, David; One Day

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Reading groups - Still Alice; Lisa Genova

Uppsala, Tuesday January 26 at 7pm.
Stockholm, Wednesday February 3 and Wednesday February 10 at 7pm.

Still Alice; Lisa Genova

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Stephen King's new novel - Under the Dome

 

Under the Dome Release Tuesday 10/11!
Stephen King - Under the Dome, Hardback 275 kr.

On a beautiful fall day, the town of Chester's Mill, Maine, is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. No one knows what this barrier is and when -or if- it will go away.

 

Reading groups - Burnt Shadows; Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie - Burnt Shadows

Uppsala, Wednesday November 18 at 7 pm.
Stockholm, Wednesday December 2 at 7 pm.

 

Read more about the details and talk to (or email) the book sellers to book your seat.

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