Crime Writing While Feminist

Crime Writing While Feminist

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 3rd October at 18:30. Free!

Join VIVECA STEN, bestselling author of the Sandhamn series, and journalist, criminologist and author KICKI SEHLSTEDT in conversation with crime writer and screenwriter CS DUFFY to discuss writing crime while feminist.

How do we approach writing violence against women in the #metoo era? Should we consider the messages our stories send or expose the world as it is?

Signings at Gothenburg Book Fair 2019

Author signings at the book fair

GOTHENBURG | Sept 26–29

Welcome to visit us at the Gothenburg Book Fair! Find us at stand C 04:29, discover our book fair special offers, meet authors and have your books signed. See our author signing schedule below.

Storytelling for Children – Saturday 14th Sept

Storytelling for Children – Saturday 14th Sept

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Sept at 11.00

Welcome all 3-6 year olds for story­telling with Claudia.

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

Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Sept / KulturNatten

Four authors exclusively brought over for our Culture Night Mini-Con, talking about fantasy writing, the adventure of being a full time author, crime fiction, and much more! 

Concert: Ryan O’Reilly & Hayley Reardon


Concert in Stockholm - Ryan O’Reilly and Hayley Reardon

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 15 Sept at 16:30. Free!

Musical Sunday at the Stockholm bookshop! Concert with Ryan O’Reilly (UK) & Hayley Reardon (US). Come along to a brilliant singer-songwriter afternoon with two excellent musicians!

Free! (voluntary contributions to the artist, pass-the-hat).

A Bookshop Night for book lovers

A Bookshop Night with Jen Campbell & Jorge Carrión

Interview with Jen Campbell

STOCKHOLM Thurs 5th Sept (fully booked) | UPPSALA Saturday 7th Sept

Welcome to a night to celebrate books and bookshops with Spanish writer and literary critic Jorge Carrión and long-standing bookseller, now bestselling author Jen Campbell. Two events, in two cities, one night, one love for books and bookshops!

All events are free, but sign up at the bookshop(s) to reserve your spot!

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

UPPSALA | Saturday 7th Sept at 11.00

Author Jen Campbell visits us from London and reads from her books about Franklin the dragon and his flying bookshop – including the brand new Franklin and Luna and the book of Fairy Tales.

Free – bring your kids and their friends!
No need to sign up, just show up and join the fun!

”So touching and original and delightful. I love it.” – Jacqueline Wilson

Author visit: Philip Grant – ”A Peer Among Princes”

Author visit: Philip Grant – A Peer Among Princes

UPPSALA | Thursday 29th August at 19.00

AUTHOR VISIT Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes – The Life of Thomas Graham, Victor of Barrosa, Hero of the Peninsular War.

History will come alive when Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes visits the bookshop and talks about his new book and Thomas ­Graham’s remarkable life and career in and outside of the Duke of Wellington’s service.

Join us for a remarkable evening!

Thursday 29th Aug at 19:00
FREE – bring a friend!

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Concert: Joules the Fox

Concert Joules the Fox

STOCKHOLM & UPPSALA

Concert in the bookshop! ­Free!

Joules the Fox is a wanderer: Her music will take you with her to islands, cities and the burrow. This voice of many colours, warmth and brilliance has been opening act to Veronica Maggio and now visits us to play in the bookshop!

STOCKHOLM Monday 29th July at 18.30
UPPSALA Tuesday 30th July at 19:00
Free – voluntary contributions. (Bring cash for the passing hat)

Meet illustrator Brian Rea – ”Death Wins a Goldfish”

Author visit Brian Rea in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th July at 18.30

Death never takes a day off. Until he gets a letter from the HR department insisting he uses up his accrued vacation time, that is.

In his humorous and heartfelt book Death Wins a Goldfish, illustrator Brian Rea (illustrator of New York Times “Modern Love” column) let us take a peek at Death’s journal entries as he documents his mandatory sabbatical in the world of the living.

»This book is not about dying, this book is about living.«

Meet Brian in the Stockholm shop at this author visit event. Free.

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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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