Talk: Food, Cooking & Culture

Talk: Food, cooking & culture

UPPSALA | Sunday 17th Feb at 16.30 Ticketed event

Food, Cooking & Culture – eating and cooking as part of history and community
with Marion & Robert Appelbaum

Ever thought about how important food is as part of a culture? We gather our family and friends around dinner tables, love watching cooking shows, and proclaim that things are ”as American as apple pie”. And wherever cultures meet, new types of cuisine are born.

Poetry Night: Jennifer Hayashida & Elizabeth Clark Wessel

Poetry Night in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 7th Feb at 18:30 Free

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Hayashida & Elizabeth Clark Wessel
Come celebrate the release of A Machine Wrote This Song by Jennifer Hayashida & first one thing, then the other by Elizabeth Clark Wessel.

Free – bring a friend!
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Harry Potter Book Night 2019

Harry Potter Book Night 2019

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th Feb at 19:00 Ticketed

It’s time for our fifth annual Harry Potter Book Night! This time the talk will be in Swedish, and together with themed baking and a quiz I'm sure we will have a magical night. Get your ticket today! Click ”Read more” for more info.

På spaning efter kända författare

På spaning efter kända författare

UPPSALA | Monday 11th Feb at 19.00 Biljetterat event

Författarbesök
”På spaning efter kända författare” – Catharina & David Miller

Catharina & David Miller kommer och berättar om sin bok ”På spaning efter kända författare”, där de gör nedslag bland de brittiska klassikerna och besöker de platser där författarna bott, verkat och skriver om.

Talk: Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making

Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie

UPPSALA | Wednesday 23 January at 19.00

Agatha Christie – Murders in the Making
Morgan Malm on Agatha Christie and her literary world

Agatha Christie is a master of plotmaking and her characters are among the best known in detective fiction.

Come and listen to Morgan Malm as he unravels her world of classic mysteries. Perfect for both new and old readers of the queen of crime! You might even get to witness the murder of a myth or two...

Launch: An Isle Full of Noises – Merlin Chronicles 3

Book launch Merlin Chronicles 3

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th January at 18.30

London. 1599. Hamlet premiers at the Globe. Merlin is there.

Winners announcement

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And the winners are...

Thanks to everyone taking part in our Christmas Signed Book Contest. This has been our biggest competition ever, with participants in the hundreds (!), so it took us a while to figure it all out, but we finally have a list of lucky winners – are you one of them…? Click ’Read more’ to reveal the winners list.

Shop Hours New Year’s 2018

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Happy New Year!

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Shop hours during the holidays:
UPPSALA New Year’s Eve: 10–15, New Year’s Day: closed.
STOCKHOLM New Year’s Eve & Day: closed.

Christmas Signed Book Contest

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Enter in the big Christmas Signed Book Contest – runs until New Year’s

Enter our Christmas Signed Book Contest and you could win author signed books!

Every week until Christmas, on Mondays, we present 6 titles and 6 videos. In the video someone from the bookshop will read a short passage from the book.

Your mission is, should you choose to accept it, to match each video with the corresponding title.

Contest runs until the end of the year!

18 videos and text passages to match, 18 signed books to win! 

*** The contest is closed. Winners will be announced soon. ***

Christmas Hours 2018

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Christmas Hours at the bookshops

Ho ho ho! This week before Christmas we’re helping Santa out by keeping the shops open longer!

UPPSALA: Mon–Fri 10–20, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 10–17.
Christmas Eve & Day closed. Boxing Day 26th Dec open 12–16.

STOCKHOLM: Mon–Fri 10–19, Saturday 10–17, Sunday 11–17.
Christmas holiday (24–26th) closed. Open again at 11 on Thurs 27th Dec.

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

Books of the Month – November 2023

Jo Browning Wroe
A Terrible Kindness
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Megan Clawson
Falling Hard for the Royal Guard
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Tom Mead
Death and the Conjuror
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Dane Bahr
The Houseboat
Paperback

Noir of the month

Annalee Newitz
The Terraformers
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Travis Baldree
Legends & Lattes
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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David Arnold
I Loved You In Another Life
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Elizabeth Mavor
A Green Equinox
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Doireann Ní Ghríofa
A Ghost in the Throat
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – October 2023

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
When We Were Birds
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Henry James
The Turn of the Screw and Other Ghost Stories
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Emily Kerr
Her Fixer-Upper
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Rupert Holmes
Murder Your Employer
Paperback
Dick Lochte
Sleeping Dog
Paperback
Emily Tesh
Some Desperate Glory
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Trip Galey
A Market of Dreams and Destiny
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Margie Fuston
Vampires, Hearts & Other Dead Things
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Alison Rumfitt
Tell Me I’m Worthless
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Charles Spicer
Coffee with Hitler
Paperback

– The British Amateurs who Tried to Civilise the Nazis

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – September 2023

Ann Morgan
Crossing Over
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Elizabeth Bowen
The Last September
Paperback

Classic of the month

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