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Celebrate the Harry Potter Birthday

Harry Potter Birthday 31st July

UPPSALA | Tuesday 31st July 2018

Join us and the Uppsala Slug Club in celebrating the birthday of Harry Potter (and that of JK Rowling and Uppsala Slug Club). Activities in the bookshop and celebrations in Uppsala Stadspark.

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Book release: Blood Cruise – Mats Strandberg

Book release BLOOD CRUISE by Mats Strandberg

STOCKHOLM | Friday 10th August 2018 at 18.30

Join us in the Stockholm shop for the book release for BLOOD CRUISE – a thrilling horror chiller by Mats Strandberg, the new Stephen King. Limited space, get your ticket today. 
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Release & Talk: The Re-Origin of Species – Torill Kornfeldt

Book release & Talk: The Re-Origin of Species – Torill Kornfeldt

UPPSALA | Wednesday 15th August 2018 at 19.00

What does a mammoth smell like? Do dinosaurs bob their heads as they walk, like today’s birds?  Do aurochs low like cows? You may soon find out!

Join us for the Book Release & Science Talk by Torill Kornfeldt, author of The Re-Origin of Species – a Second Chance for Extinct Animals.

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Book&Pint: The Smack – Richard Lange

Book&Pint: The Smack – Richard Lange

UPPSALA | Wednesday 22nd August 2018 at 19.00

Fancy a pint of your preferred beverage and an exciting read?
It’ time for Book&Pint again – join us at the pub for a crime book discussion!

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Join the new Non-Fiction reading group

Non-Fiction reading group: I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

UPPSALA | Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 19.00

You wanted to discuss non-fiction books – we listened! Welcome to join the new Non-Fiction reading group in Uppsala. Our first book is I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death by Maggie O’Farrell, a memoir that shows that life can be just as dramatic as fiction.

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Summer Book Box Competition

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Summer Book Box Competition

Enter in the Big Summer Book Box Competition – now also with private accounts!

”Where are you reading today?” Snap a picture of where you’re reading today (a reading selfie if you’d like or just of your special place) and share it with us on social media. You could win one of FIVE great Book Boxes, curated by us and chosen from the best summer recommendations by Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, TOR.com och LittleBrown. Each box contains 4 great books each (or more).

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Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th June at 19.00

Author Talk: ALAN JUDD on MI6
– the fascinating story of the launch of the British Secret Intelligence Service

Alan Judd, former soldier and diplomat, now renowned writer of spy thrillers and non-fiction will visit us to talk about MI6 and the fascinating and unique history of the launch of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service through the unusual life of its founder, Mansfield Cumming.

Thursday 7th June at 19.00
Ticket 60:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today. 
Refreshments and snacks. Limited number of seats.

Author Talk: Burkina Faso – Nothing Will Be As Before

Author Talk: Nothing will be as before

UPPSALA | Tuesday 29th May at 19.00

Author Talk: NOTHING WILL BE AS BEFORE

Join us for professor Sten Hagberg’s knowledge­able and inspiring talk about a changing ­Burkina Faso, as the country makes a break with its authoritarian past.

Nothing Will Be As Before is the result of ethnographic research on socio-­political transformations in Burkina Faso. With the popular insurrection in October 2014 that ousted President Blaise Compaoré from power, this country marks a break with its authoritarian past. Burkina Faso is engaged in democratic renewal, at the same time as political continuity is evident.

Tuesday 29th May at 19:00
Free, but sign up at the bookshop (limited seating) or by email: uppsalaevents@bookshop.se

Refreshments & snacks served.

In co-operation with Uppsala Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University.

Irish Storytelling for children of all ages

Irish Storytelling

UPPSALA | Saturday 26th May at 11.00

Irish Storytelling: Fairy Tales retold for children of all ages

Join us for this special Irish Storytelling for children with Martina Maher.
No need to sign up – just show up and join the fun! Free.

GDPR - New EU regulation

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GDPR in effect from May 25th 2018

By now you are probably sick and tired of hearing of GDPR, so we’ll be brief:

We will continue to protect your privacy and personal data – you don’t need to do anything.

If you want to know more:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It replaces the previous Swedish law ”Personuppgiftslagen”. For you as a customer that means even stronger protection of your personal data and gives you more control over its use.

» Read more about how we handle and protect your privacy and personal data

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