Uppsala bookshop

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.

Storytelling for Children, 9th May at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

We’re thinking about the summer coming.
We’re hoping for tigers creeping and flowers growing in our summer garden.

The last story-time before the summer break is at eleven o’clock, Saturday 9th May at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Tiger Tom by Mary Green, illustrated by Stephen Gulbis Doing the Garden by Sarah Garland

Remembering Terry Pratchett – The English Bookshop in Uppsala

We’ll be raising our teacups to his memory, and celebrate his brilliance with a talk, a quiz, a little exhibition, and all sorts of fun things. Cake will be served, and beware, it just might con- tain more than just the average ingredients...

Tuesday April 28th at 7 pm at The English Bookshop, Uppsala

Buy your tickets in the shop. Seats are limited. Tickets are 80:- (20:- goes to support Alzheimerfonden)

Remembering Terry Pratchett – a celebratory evening at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Storytelling for Children, 25th April at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

How many words can you rhyme with ‘spoke’?

Quentin Blake finds 11 in his book about Daisy Artichoke.
How many places can you read a book?
How about in a coconut tree or on a potty?

Stories and jokes at eleven o’clock, Saturday 25th April at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Meet Megan Abbot, Sunday 15th March, 15:00 at The English Bookshop Uppsala

Megan Abbott has been called the New Queen of Noir and with her novels Dare Me and The Fever she has broken through into the mainstream and both have reached high positions on US and UK bestseller lists. Join us for a author reading and conversation with bookseller Jan Smedh, followed by a book signing.

Sunday 15th March, 15:00, at The English Bookshop Uppsala

If you want to come listen to Megan this Sunday – please reserve a seat in advance by calling us, emailing us, tweeting us, fb:ing us, instagramming us or by just dropping by. There's no cover charge, but it might get full.

Megan Abbott in the bookshop

Meet Megan Abbott, The English Bookshop Uppsala

Storytelling for Children, 14th March at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Dogs are the stars of this week’s stories:

  • a yappy sausage dog that sounds scary but isn’t;
  • a sombre dog that cares for a whole family;
  • a dog that surfs.

Come and howl with delight at the dogs’ antics!

Eleven o’clock, Saturday 14th March at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Seb and Hamish by Jude and Niki Daly Courtney by John Burningham Mrs. Armitage and the Big Wave by Quentin Blake

Thank-You-Sale! What a sale it was! And year.

Thank you for making our Thank you-sale last weekend (Fri Feb 27–Sun March 1) a huge success. And for making last year amazing. 2014 we sold more books than we ever had before. Once again, thanks.

 The English Bookshop Uppsala, Stockholm Old Town – Thank-You-Sale. People we love you. 

Teen Reading Group, 1st of March in Uppsala – The Accident by Kate Hendrick

The English Bookshop, Teen Reading Group – The Accident by Kate HendrickWelcome to an exciting get-together in the Uppsala bookshop to discuss the month’s book. This time we talk about The Accident by Kate Hendrick.

During the meeting we’ll talk about the book, have some fun and enjoy some delicious fika. And you get 10% discount on everything after the reading group meeting.

The cost is only 20:- + book 130:-. (Oh, and that includes the delicious cake as well!)
Limited number of participants (max 10), so talk to the booksellers and book your spot today.
Uppsala: Sunday March 1st at 1 pm

Kate Hendrick in the bookshop
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Storytelling for Children at the Uppsla Bookshop Feb 14

Everybody loves something.

Some love fluffy cats.
Some love to beat a drum.
Some love throwing their lunch on the floor.
But we mostly love stories.

Come and celebrate Valentine’s Day with some lovely stories!
Storytime at the Uppsala English Bookshop, 14th February, 11 o’clock

I love cats by Emma Dodd

Boom, Baby, Boom Boom! By Margaret Mahy and Margaret Chamberlain

I love cats by Emma Dodd Boom, Baby, Boom Boom! By Margaret Mahy and Margaret Chamberlain

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