Philosophy Reading Group: Aristotle’s Way

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Philosophy reading group: Aristotle’s Way – Edith Hall

Welcome to join this special theme philosophy reading group, facilitated by Madeleine Hyde. There will be a meeting in Uppsala as well as in Stockholm.

ARISTOTLE’S WAY
Ten Ways Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
by Edith Hall

What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think…

Board (and Bard) Game Night

Board Game Night

UPPSALA | Thursday 16th May at 19.00

Join us in the bookshop for a board (and bard) game night!

We’ll play Shakespeare, the Bard Game as well as Trivial Pursuit book lover’s edition.
Oh, and there will be tea and cake!

And – prizes to be won! (So not just fame & glory...)

Limited number of players – get your ticket at the bookshop today!

Thursday 16th May at 19.00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Get your ticket at the bookshop.

Walpurgis Holiday 2019

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Walpurgis Holiday Shop Hours

UPPSALA
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 10–15
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 11–18
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

Easter Shop Hours 2019

Happy Easter! Enjoy Easter – read a book

Shop Hours this Easter holiday

UPPSALA
Good Friday (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 10–17
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) 12–16
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Good Friday
 (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 11–16
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) closed
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

The Camino Way – author visit & reading

The Camino Way – Victor Prince

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th April at 18.30. Free.

Join us for an author visit and reading from The Camino Way book at Stockholm shop.

Victor Prince, the author of the bestselling book The Camino Way – Lessons in Leadership from a Walk Across Spain (HarperCollins, 2017), will be sharing stories from his book and answering questions about hiking the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain.

Come and meet other past and prospective Camino pilgrims in the Stockholm area.

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Talk: Learning from Nature – Daniel Ogden

Talk ”Learning from Nature” – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 11 April at 19.00 

LEARNING FROM NATURE – a talk by Daniel Ogden
 
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does any­thing about it” (Often wrongly attributed to Mark Twain)
 
We tend to take the weather for granted, but should we, now that climate change is forcing us to re-examine our lives?
 
What can literature teach us about the weather and how it impacts our lives?
 
In order to answer that question, Daniel Ogden will discuss the importance of weather in a selection of works by William Shakespeare, William Blake, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Virginia Woolf.
 
Thursday 11th April at 19:00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Limited space – get your ticket today!

Storytelling & Gribblebob’s Author Visit

Storytelling and Author Visit

UPPSALA | Saturday 6 April at 11.00 + 11.45

What a magical morning at the bookshop: first Storytelling for Children with Claudia at 11, followed by a visit by children’s author David Ashby. Join us for a reading, signing and snacks.

Get your very own signed copy of Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up.

Welcome! Free – bring kids & their friends!
Saturday 6th April: storytelling at 11.00, followed by author visit from 11.45–12.30
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In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – Alaine Handa

Author Visit: In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar

STOCKHOLM Sat 6 April at 14.00 | UPPSALA Sun 7 April at 14.00

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

Come and sample some of her favourites and see her ­collection of the very best varieties in her cook book In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar.

Get your own copy (or for a friend – great gift!), get it signed and get baking!

FREE – bring a friend!
Stockholm Saturday 6th April at 14.00
Uppsala Sunday 7th April at 14.00

Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – David Ashby


Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 4 April at 18.30

Come and help author David Ashby celebrate the release of his first children's book, Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins, a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up – and their parents too!

There will be drinks and snacks, and you'll be able to get your very own signed copy of David’s book.

WELCOME! FREE! Children (of course) welcome!
Stockholm: Thursday 4th April, 18.30-20.00
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“Do you believe in goblins and fairies and dragons and all that malarkey?” “No,” replied Anna and “Yes,” said Nils, both at the same time.

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th March at 17.30

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

A poetry evening with Irish poet Ciara Ní É, Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh (also on double bass), Sam Kessel and many other voices. Reading in both English and Irish!

Tradition and modern in a beautiful mix,
come and celebrate Ireland with us!

Saturday 16th March at 17:30 in the Uppsala shop
FREE! Bring a friend and celebrate.

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