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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Midsummer Shop Hours

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Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:
HAPPY MIDSUMMMER!

Wherever you are, whatever the weather might be... we wish you a pleasant and relaxing weekend.

Speaking of relaxing; the staff is on reading retreats so the Uppsala shop is closed Fri 21st–Sat 22nd June and open again on Sunday 12–16. The Stockholm shop is closed all Midsummer weekend Fri 21st–Sun 23rd June.

Enjoy your holiday.

Launch Party: Behind Blue Eyes – C.S. Duffy

Launch Party Behind Blue Eyes

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th June at 18.30. Free!

The perfect man.
The perfect life.
The only problem is the dead body on the beach.

Investigative reporter Ellie has just given up her life in London to be with the man of her dreams in Sweden when she stumbles across  a half decomposed skeleton on Midsummer’s eve…

#DallowayDay Special Theme Reading Group

#DallowayDay

UPPSALA | Wednesday 12th June at 19.00

Celebrate DallowayDay with us at the bookshop, along with other bookshops, libraries & book lovers all over the world and join us in this special theme reading group on this ”Wednesday in mid-June”.

Daniel Ogden will lead the discussion on the book Mrs Dalloway and talk a little about ­Virginia Woolf and her life and times.

Limited space – sign up today!

Sign up for this reading group either by dropping by the shop (and getting the book) or by contacting the shop in any other way.

DALLOWAYDAY SPECIAL THEME READING GROUP
Uppsala: Wednesday 12th June at 19:00 (”a Wednesday in mid-June”)
Group fee: 60 kr for the tea, cake and great bookish company.
Several different editions of the book in stock – pick your favourite!

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Enjoy your National Day

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Enjoy your national day

National Day | Thursday 6th June

Enjoy your national day & the summer weather!

(If you need a book or two to put on that table, both shops are open 12–16 – welcome by!)

New Poetry & Fiction reading: Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl

New Fiction & Poetry Reading

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 2nd June at 16:00

Welcome to the Stockholm bookshop for an author visit and reading of new poetry and fiction by Cynthia Arrieu-King & Agri Ismaïl.

Free – bring a friend!

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Irish Spoken Word Poetry - Tues 28th May

Irish Spoken Word Poetry

UPPSALA | Tuesday 28th May at 19.00. Free!

Books of the Month – February 2024

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
A Spell of Good Things
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Leo Tolstoy
The Cossacks
Hardback

Classic of the month

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Nancy Peach
The Mother of All Problems
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Catherine Kirwan
A Lesson in Malice
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Daniel Weizmann
The Last Songbird
Paperback

Noir of the month

M.D. Lachlan
Celestial
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Hannah Kaner
Godkiller
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Cassandra Khaw
Nothing But Blackened Teeth
Paperback

Horror of the month

Jesse Q. Sutanto
Didn’t See That Coming
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Eloghosa Osunde
Vagabonds!
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Kirsty Sedgman
On Being Unreasonable
Paperback

– Why Being Bad Can Be a Force for Good

Non-Fiction of the Month

Books of the Month – January 2024

Jonathan Carroll
Mr Breakfast
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Alice Walker
The Color Purple
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Linda Corbett
What Would Jane Austen Do?
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Tim Sullivan
The Monk
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Robbie Morrison
Edge of the Grave
Paperback

Noir of the month

Aliette de Bodard
The Red Scholar’s Wake
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Josiah Bancroft
The Hexologists
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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C. J. Cooke
The Ghost Woods
Paperback

Horror of the month

Danielle Jawando
When our Worlds Collided
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Ryan Love
Arthur and Teddy Are Coming Out
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Lea Ypi
Free: Coming of Age at the End of History
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the Month

Books of the Month – December 2023

Shelby Van Pelt
Remarkably Bright Creatures
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Kathleen Farrell
Mistletoe Malice
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Bella Osborne
The Perfect Christmas Village
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Celia Fremlin
The Long Shadow
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Natalie Marlow
Needless Alley
Paperback

Noir of the month

Edward Ashton
Mickey7
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Terry Pratchett
Hogfather
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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John Langan
Fisherman
Paperback

Horror of the month

Kit Heyam
Before We Were Trans
Paperback

– A New History of Gender

Queer book of the month

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Katherine Rundell
The Golden Mole
Paperback

– And Other Living Treasure

Non-Fiction of the month