Uppsala bookshop

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

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!

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.

Storytelling for Children, 3d October at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

This week, let’s have some stories all about you!
What could be more interesting?

Saturday 3rd October, eleven o’clock at the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

Things I like by Anthony Browne

Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Things I like by Anthony Browne Look see, look at me! by Leonie Norrington and Dee Huxley

Hooray! It’s story time again!

Old favourites and new discoveries, picture books and poetry, laughs and sighs.
Come along at eleven o’clock, Saturday 19th September at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Mrs Armitage on Wheels by Quentin Blake Mr Magnolia by Quentin Blake

Spend a Cultural Night at the bookshop!

KulturNatten 12 Sept 2015

For the Culture Night in Uppsala, Saturday 12th September,  we’re pleased and honored to present you with three great literary afficionados:

At 18.00: Jen Campbell, poet, short story writer and author of the amazingly accurate Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops-books and also The Bookshop Book.

At 19.30: Marie Phillips will discuss her Baileys prize longlisted novel The Table of Less Valued Knights and Gods Behaving Badly (also made into a film starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Walken!).

And, lastly: our grand finale at 21.00: Ann Charters, beat expert extraordinaire, will read poems and pieces by Sam Charters, among others, Things to do in Piccadilly and What Paths, What Journeys.

Read more about the Uppsala Culture Night at www.kulturnattenuppsala.se

Tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett! –Event at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Tribute to Terry Pratchett – Event at The English Bookshop Uppsala 20150902Oooook!
Time for another tribute to our favourite Terry Pratchett!
On Wednesday, September 2nd, at 7 pm, we will throw a launch party (of sorts) for the very last book in the Discworld series: The Shepherd's Crown. Special guest, quiz, prizes, cake and lots of friendly Pratchett fans!

Tickets 75 kr, and net proceeds will go to Terry Pratchett's very own Orangutan foundation – and all participants are very welcome to donate, too!

Be there or be a rectangular thynge!

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch is the British mastermind of the critically acclaimed Rivers of London-series, following the young Metropolitan Police Officer Peter Grant in the supernatural, underground world of London. Aaronovitch has also written for television, including two Doctor Who serials.

Join us in the Uppsala or Stockholm shop to hear Aaronovitch discuss fantasy, writing and his latest novel Foxglove Summer. There will of course be plenty of time for questions and signings!

UPPSALA Wednesday 5th August at 19.00.
Tickets 20:-.

STOCKHOLM Thursday 6th August at 10.00 (the first in a series of Breakfast talks at the Stockholm bookshop).
Tickets 30:- (incl a light breakfast)

Get your tickets at the bookshop today, seating is limited.

Meet the new wave of Swedish speculative fiction writers – The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Waiting for the Machines to Fall AsleepCome and meet the new Swedish authors of speculative fiction. Hans Olsson, Oskar Källner, Markus Sköld, Björn Engström and Andrew Coulthard will be in the bookshop signing books and hanging out for a chat. Don't miss it!

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep contains 26 stories covering themes – as the authors describe it – "Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.".

At The English Bookshop in Uppsala, May 24th, 15:30

Celebrate spring! Literary Afternoon Tea at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Literary Afternoon Tea, The English Bookshop in Uppsala

You are hereby invited to our Literary Afternoon Tea, Sunday 31st of May at 4 pm.

Enjoy tea, sandwiches and cake while you listen to classic spring and love poems being read to you – and all are encouraged to bring their own favourites to read, too.

Get your tickets at the bookshop, 50:-
Limited number of seats.

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