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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

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

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

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

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.

Robert Jordan - The Gathering Storm

Gathering Clouds, The (A Memory of Light #1) (Wheel of Time #12)  - Jordan, Robert , Sanderson, Brandon

Released today 27/10!
Robert Jordan's - The Gathering Storm, Hardback 250 kr.

The Gathering Storm is the first of three novels that will make up the final volume of The Wheel of Time series, A Memory of Light. This short sequence will complete the struggle against the Shadow, bringing to a close a journey begun almost twenty years ago and marking the conclusion of the Wheel of Time, the preeminent fantasy epic of our era.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2009

 Herta Müller "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed" is awarded with the 2009 The Nobel Prize in Literature.

Winner of The 2009 Man Booker Prize

 

Hilary Mantel wins the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction with her novel Wolf Hall.

Read more about the prize

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