Uppsala shop

A Pint & a Book – Book discussion at the pub

A Pint & a Book: Chance by Kem Nunn

UPPSALA | Thursday 27th Feb at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

A Pint & a Book – book discussion at the pub

Join us at the pub to discuss the ­literary thriller Chance by National Book Award finalist Kem Nunn. Chance is now a US tv series starring Hugh Laurie.

Chance is an exciting read, not too thick, the pages will simply fly by when you start reading.

Have a pint of your preferred beverage, a snack or a meal (20% off on food!), while we discuss the crime book of the month.

Tuesday 27th February at 19:00
at O’Neill’s Pub, Dragarbrunnsgatan 53.

Get your event ticket at the bookshop today!
Combo-price book & meeting 195:-. Limited number of seats, get yours today!

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Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

UPPSALA | Wednesday 14th February at 19:00

“I Am Pilingual”
Douglas Hofstadter speaks about the various languages in his life

** The event is sold out **

Douglas Hofstadter, the legendary author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, and professor of Cognitive Science and Comparative Literature at Indiana University, will give a talk on “Languages in My Life” and his experiences studying and speaking various languages.

Wednesday 14th February at 19.00
Get your ticket (60:-) in the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

UPPSALA | Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00

Elizabeth Hand is in town again! Join us for a short reading with mingle and refreshments, and enjoy the company of the author of the dark and brilliant Cass Neary-novels, and the wonderful Wylding Hall, among other things.

Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00
Free! Just drop in and join the fun.

Welcome!

In co-operation with the Vinter 2018 convention (Feb 10–11), visit them at:
https://vinteruppsala.wordpress.com/

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Thursday 1st Feb at 19:00

Harry Potter Book Night! Fantastic Beasts – and how to become one...

Join us for the annual Harry Potter Book Night for cosplay, tea & snacks, and a quiz with prizes. 

Cherry Koivula, cosplayer extraordinaire and well-known from multiple conventions from all over Sweden, will talk about how to dress the part.

Dress up as your favourite character – competition with prizes!

Thursday 1st February at 19:00 
Get your ticket (70:-) at the bookshop today – limited space!

Storytelling for Children - Sat 13th Jan

Storytelling for Children

UPPSALA | Saturday 13th January at 11

It’s storytime again! Welcome all 3–6 year olds for storytelling with Hans. 

No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

Save the dates for upcoming storytimes in Uppsala:
Saturday 27th January and 10th February.

In Stockholm we have storytime with Tiffany:
Saturday 20th January and 10th February.

Epiphany Shop Hours

Epiphany Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | January 5th–7th

The Uppsala shop:

Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 10-17

Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12-17

Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16.

The Stockholm shop:
 
Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 11–17
 
Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12–16
 
Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16. 

New Year’s Holiday Shop Hours

New Year's Holiday Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | New Year’s Holidays

Uppsala
Saturday 30th Dec  10–17
New Year’s Eve 31st Dec  12–15
New Year’s Day 1 st Jan  Closed

Stockholm
Saturday 30th Dec  11–16
New Year’s Eve 31st Dec  Closed
New Year’s Day 1st Jan  Closed

Christmas Hours at the bookshops

Christmas Hours at the bookshops

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | ’Tis the season...

We’re keeping extra long shop hours at our bookshops to do what we can to make these days leading up to the holidays a little less hectic and frantic. Welcome in. (And don’t forget to breathe...)


Uppsala
Mon–Tue 10–19
Wed-Fri 10–20
Sat 23rd 10–17
Christmas Eve and Day Closed
Boxing Day 26th 12–15

Stockholm
Mon–Fri 10–19
Sat 23rd 10–16
Christmas 24th–26th Closed
Open as usual from 27th.

Signing: Lagom by Lola A Åkerström

Signing ”Lagom” by Lola A Åkerström

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th Dec at 13:00

As the Swedish proverb goes, ”Lagom är bäst” (The right amount is best). ”Lagom” sums up the Swedish psyche and is a way of living that promotes harmony. Full of insights and beautiful photographs, this authentic guide will help you make small, simple changes to your everyday life – whether that’s your diet, lifestyle, money, work or your home – so you can have a happier, more ­balanced way of living.
 
Award-winning writer and photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström has photographed and dispatched from roughly 60 countries for various publications. Read more about her and view her photos at www.lolaakinmade.com
 
”Lagom – The Swedish Secret of Living Well” makes a great gift for native Swedes, expats, and international friends alike.
 
Click to Read more (including an interview with Lola)
 

Celebrating 22 years in Uppsala!

22 years in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Saturday 18th November 2017

On 18th November 1995, the Uppsala English Bookshop opened on the upper floor in a green wooden building from 1826, right on the river Fyris in the middle of historic Uppsala.

And today we celebrate 22 years in Uppsala! We couldn’t have made it without you, our customers, friends and family – so a big thanks goes out to you all. And thank you for making the bookshop the Shop of the Year 2017 in Uppsala!

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