Final storytelling of the year

Storytelling for Children

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Saturday 7th Dec at 11:00. Free!

Welcome all children 2–6 years old to storytime in our bookshops. Join us for the last storytelling of the year.

No need to sign up, just show up and join the fun! Bring a friend!

Author visit & tasting: In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar

In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – Christmas Special

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Dec 12.00–16.00
STOCKHOLM | Sunday 15th Dec 12.00–16.00

Welcome to an author visit from Alaine Handa, whose fascination with Swedish “fika” made her try loads of recipes for chokladbollar.

Come and sample the Christmas specials, some of her favourites and see her ­collection of the very best varieties in her cookbook In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar. Yummy!

Get your copy here, have it signed and get baking!
Your Christmas fika will never be the same again ;-)

Free – bring family & friends!

Author visit: Risto Pakarinen – ”Someday Jennifer”

”Someday Jennifer” – Risto Pakarinen

UPPSALA | Tuesday 3rd December at 19.00 Free, but ticketed!

»What if the only way forward is to go back?«

Author Visit & Reading
Risto Pakarinen – author of ”Someday Jennifer”

Risto Pakarinen, author and one-time wanna-be hockey agent, reads from his book and talks about the serendipitous way from idea and script to finding a literary agent and publication – in Canada!

Someday Jennifer is a feelgood book about a middle-aged man who wants to escape his miserable life and go back in time. And he figures out a way to do it in a quick and efficient way. Once back in the 1980s, he goes looking for Jennifer, his first love.

Tuesday 3rd December at 19.00

Free – but ticketed. Get your ticket at the bookshop today! (Or contact the bookshop to reserve a ticket if you can't make it to the shop before the event.)

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Kids' event: How does the brain work?

Kids event – How does the brain work?

UPPSALA | Saturday 30th November at 11.00

KIDS’ EVENT – ”How Does the Brain Work?”
Fantastic Facts for Kids – Release Party & Reading

A book about the brain for children! In the book you will find out more about how the brain works, what nerve cells are and how they talk to each other, the different parts of the brain and what they do. Most importantly you’ll find out that the brain wants to be used and that it gets better the more you use it!

Meet author Klas Kullander, a professor at Upp­sala University. He sure knows a thing or two about the brain!

Release party • Reading/Storytelling

Welcome all kids! Free, bring a friend! Fika!

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Talk: A Death in the Rainforest – Don Kulick

A Death in the Rainforest – Don Kulick

UPPSALA | Thursday 14th Nov at 19:00. Tickets 50:-

Author Visit & Talk – Don Kulick:
A DEATH IN THE RAINFOREST
How a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea


Don Kulick is an anthropologist who has spent some 30 years visi­ting an isolated community in Papua New Guinea trying to learn the language and the culture, making friends, but also dodging ambushes and witnessing deep changes to the villagers’ way of life.

Listen to him talking about his experiences and learn more about a very different way of life – maybe one on the brink of extinction.

Time Magazine named his book one of their 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer, and National Geographic put it on their Best Travel Books of Summer list.

Tickets 50:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today! (or contact the shop to reserve a ticket)

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Author visit & reading: Bryan Furuness – ”Do Not Go On”

Author visit: Bryan Furuness

UPPSALA | Wednesday 6th Nov at 18.30. Free!

Author Visit & Reading:
Bryan Furuness – Do Not Go On

”The witness protection program is supposed to be a fresh start, but for the newly inducted Easterday family, it’s more like a personal apocalypse…”

Book release & Talk: Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja

Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja

UPPSALA | Tuesday 5th November at 19.00. Tickets 70:-

Book release & Talk:
Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja on Stephen King

Our Hallowe'en week continues with a special author visit: Hans-Åke Lilja presents his new book Shining in the dark and lets us know everything we ever wanted to know about Stephen King, and loads of other great horror writers and stories.

Talk: Ghost and the World They Inhabit – Daniel Ogden

Talk Daniel Ogden – Ghosts and the Worlds They Inhabit

UPPSALA | Thursday 31st October at 19.00. Tickets 70:-

Celebrate Hallowe'en at The English Bookshop!

Listen to Daniel Ogden talk about Ghosts and the Worlds They Inhabit: A look at ghost stories in English literature through the ages, and afterwards enjoy tea and ghostly cake, and maybe look at our collections of ghost stories and other suitable spooky reads.

Thursday 31st October at 19.00
Advance tickets 70:-available at the bookshop. Tea and cake included. Get your ticket today!

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Author visit & book release: Theodor Kallifatides – The Siege of Troy

Theodor Kallifatides – The Siege of Troy

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th October at 19.00. Tickets 60:-

We’re excited to once again welcome Theodor Kallifatides to the bookshop! This time to present & celebrate the release of his latest novel The Siege of Troy – a perceptive retelling of The Iliad, where a young Greek teacher draws on the enduring power of myth to help her students cope with the terrors of Nazi occupation.

Author conversation • Signing • Refreshments

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop to celebrate the release together with the author!

Get your advance ticket 60:- today in the Stockholm bookshop.
» Tickets also available online at billetto.se

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Author visit & book release: Jonas Karlsson

Author visit Jonas Karlsson

STOCKHOLM | Monday 7th Oct at 19.00. Tickets 60:-

We are excited that Jonas Karlsson is taking time out from his rehearsals for ”Waiting for Godot” at Dramaten to present his latest book in the Stockholm bookshop – a trilogy of novellas, where he explores the quirkier side of human nature, helping us to see the world anew via three eccentric narrators.

Author conversation • Signing • Refreshments

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop to celebrate the release together with the author!
Get your advance ticket 60:- today in the bookshop. Tickets also available online at billetto.se

Books of the Month – January 2023

Lee Cole
Groundskeeping
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Gerard Reve
The Evenings
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Jackie Fraser
The Bookshop of Second Chances
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Nita Prose
The Maid
Paperback
James Kestrel
Five Decembers
Paperback
Lucy Kissick
Plutoshine
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Richard Swan
The Justice of Kings
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Amara Sage
Influential

Teen/YA of the month

Jennifer Clement
Widow Basquiat – A Memoir
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Rita Mae Brown
Rubyfruit Jungle
Paperback

Books of the Month – December 2022

Hannah Lillith Assadi
The Stars are Not Yet Bells
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Jenny Colgan
The Christmas Bookshop
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

C. J. C. J. Farrington
Death on the Trans-Siberian Express
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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John Hart
The Unwilling
Paperback

Noir of the month

Alex White
August Kitko and the Mechas from Space
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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M.A. Kuzniar
Midnight in Everwood
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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F.T. Lukens
In Deeper Waters
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Vaclac Smil
How the World Really Works
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Lieke Marsman
The Opposite of a Person
Paperback

Books of the Month – November 2022

Dawnie Walton
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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J. L Carr
A Month in the Country
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Helly Acton
The Shelf
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Ada Moncrieff
Murder at the Theatre Royale
Paperback
Gregory Galloway
Just Thieves
Paperback
Nathan Tavares
A Fractured Infinity
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Rachel Griffin
The Nature of Witches
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Jesse Q. Sutanto
Well, That Was Unexpected
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

David Damrosch
Around the World in 80 Books
Paperback

– A Literary Journey

Non-Fiction of the month

Jeremy Atherton Lin
Gay Bar – Why We Went Out
Paperback

Books of the Month – October 2022

Claire Keegan
Small Things Like These
Hardback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Shirley Jackson
The Haunting of Hill House
Paperback

Classics of the month

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