Meet us at Kontrast


We are one of the happy sponsors of Kontrast – this years Swecon, the national Swedish science fiction and fantasy convention.

Meet us at the convention and don't miss to stop by the bookshop in the city to meet the authors when we are having a signing party. We will be selling books at the convention for signings.

Kontrast – this years Swecon, the national Swedish science fiction and fantasy convention

Super signing!

Yes it's true: on Friday at 4.30pm four SF/Fantasy greats will take seats in the Uppsala shop to sign their books exclusively for you!

Joe Abercrombie, Peter Watts, Kelly Link and Caitlin Sweet will all be here and we have plenty of stock of their books. (Including Joe Abercrombie's new book Red Country!!!!!!!).

A Red Country - Abercrombie, Joe Blindsight  -  Watts, Peter Pretty Monsters -  Link, Kelly , Tan, Shaun (Ill.) The Pattern Scars - Sweet, Caitlin

Fantastic programme for Kulturnatten 2012 at The Uppsala English Bookshop

The Uppsala Culture Night 2012 (Kulturnatten Uppsala) will take place on September 8. We have a fantastic programme!

Don't miss out on visiting the bookshop during this tremendous day; we are bringing in authors from the far reaches of the world. This is a unique opportunity to take part of otherwise unseen international literary excellence. We are also proud to be previewing two of this autumn's biggest cultural events in Uppsala: Teater C and Kontrast!

Book signing

 Billy Bob Buttons; Tor - Assassin Hunter

Saturday 21 July from 11.00, Billy Bob Buttons will sign his new book Tor - Assassin Hunter. Welcome to the Uppsala shop.

Billy Bob Buttons in the bookshop

Author visit

Jon Jefferson - Author Reading 7 july 2012, English Bookshop, Gamla stanMeet best-selling forensic crime author Jon Jefferson – co-author of the Body Farm novels – on Saturday, July 7 at The English Bookshop in Gamla Stan at 2 p.m. He will be signing his books and will be reading from the latest book, The Inquisitor's Key. 
All are welcome!

Jon Jefferson in the bookshop
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Kerouac's Women

Kerouac's Women

Beat Generation scholar Ann Charters will talk about and read from the books by the women who lived with and loved Jack Kerouac – Edy Parker, Carolyn Cassady, Joan Havery Kerouac, Helen Weaver, Joyce Johnson, Jan Kerouac.

Thursday 31 May, 7 pm
Lilla Nygatan 11, Gamla stan

No charge and no need to book in advance but the number of seats is limited.


…All I want for Christmas is a happy ending…

Christmas is coming: the geese are getting fat.

But that’s not all that’s happening.

Tyler is searching for an angel that looks just right. Sam is worried about polar bears. Dylan and Bronwen hear a ghost on Christmas Eve. But what about Bradley? He is setting a trap for Santa!

Come for yuletide yarns where things end well (except for the goose) at 1pm on Sunday 4th December.

Doctor Who Night 23/11!

Doctor Who Event

Welcome to a Doctor Who Evening at The English Bookshop! 
This is your opportunity to meet other whovians in Uppsala,
and discuss doctors and companions and your favourite
books and episodes.
Lots happening during the evening:
A TALK about the Doctor Who books

Beat Thing! – video from Kulturnatten i Uppsala

Recording form the Beat Thing! performance during Kulturnatten in Uppsala, in The Uppsala English Bookshop. Also see the recording from their performance at the bookshop in Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

Ann and Samuel Charters performs Beat Thing! – a performance/reading of Beat literature. Jan from the bookshop presented, assisted by Elias Castegren on the bass.

The program was:

Are bears scary or cuddly? - Storytelling in Uppsala 9/10

Storytelling for ChildrenAre bears scary or cuddly? Dogs can be a man’s best friend but what happens when there are no men around? Come and hear about animals that are toys, pets and beasts at story-time with Hannah and Rosie at 1 o’clock on 9th October at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

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