Author visit: David Christian – Origin Story


Author visit: David Christian – Origin Story

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th Sept at 18.00
(please note *Tuesday*, a previous post stated the wrong weekday)

Author visit: DAVID CHRISTIAN, author of
Origin Story – A Big History of Everything

This is the epic story of the universe and our place in it, from 13.8 billion years ago to the remote future.

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction?

Big History creator David Christian gives the answers in a mind-expanding cosmological detective story told on the grandest possible scale.

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Culture Night at the bookshop

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 8th September

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop!

11.00 Storytelling for Children with David

18.00 Ann Charters on Tranströmer
Ann will talk about her new book Two Widows See Their Poets Sleeping, of poetry, her friendship with Tomas Tranströmer, and his funeral.

19.00 Reading, writing, and the books that inspire
A conversation between Sara Bergmark Elfgren and Helena Dahlgren on literature, horror, the joy of reading and the pleasures and hardships of writing.

Saturday 8th September. Free! 

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 23rd August 2018 at 19.00

Join us for this interesting talk by Daniel Ogden on the literary importance of August.

Tickets 60:- (incl tea & cake).
Get your ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

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Join the new Non-Fiction reading group

Non-Fiction reading group: I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

UPPSALA | Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 19.00

You wanted to discuss non-fiction books – we listened! Welcome to join the new Non-Fiction reading group in Uppsala. Our first book is I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death by Maggie O’Farrell, a memoir that shows that life can be just as dramatic as fiction.

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Summer Book Box Competition

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Summer Book Box Competition

Enter in the Big Summer Book Box Competition – now also with private accounts!

”Where are you reading today?” Snap a picture of where you’re reading today (a reading selfie if you’d like or just of your special place) and share it with us on social media. You could win one of FIVE great Book Boxes, curated by us and chosen from the best summer recommendations by Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, TOR.com och LittleBrown. Each box contains 4 great books each (or more).

Click ”Read more” to read the competition instructions!

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th June at 19.00

Author Talk: ALAN JUDD on MI6
– the fascinating story of the launch of the British Secret Intelligence Service

Alan Judd, former soldier and diplomat, now renowned writer of spy thrillers and non-fiction will visit us to talk about MI6 and the fascinating and unique history of the launch of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service through the unusual life of its founder, Mansfield Cumming.

Thursday 7th June at 19.00
Ticket 60:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today. 
Refreshments and snacks. Limited number of seats.

Author Talk: Burkina Faso – Nothing Will Be As Before

Author Talk: Nothing will be as before

UPPSALA | Tuesday 29th May at 19.00

Author Talk: NOTHING WILL BE AS BEFORE

Join us for professor Sten Hagberg’s knowledge­able and inspiring talk about a changing ­Burkina Faso, as the country makes a break with its authoritarian past.

Nothing Will Be As Before is the result of ethnographic research on socio-­political transformations in Burkina Faso. With the popular insurrection in October 2014 that ousted President Blaise Compaoré from power, this country marks a break with its authoritarian past. Burkina Faso is engaged in democratic renewal, at the same time as political continuity is evident.

Tuesday 29th May at 19:00
Free, but sign up at the bookshop (limited seating) or by email: uppsalaevents@bookshop.se

Refreshments & snacks served.

In co-operation with Uppsala Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University.

GDPR - New EU regulation

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GDPR in effect from May 25th 2018

By now you are probably sick and tired of hearing of GDPR, so we’ll be brief:

We will continue to protect your privacy and personal data – you don’t need to do anything.

If you want to know more:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It replaces the previous Swedish law ”Personuppgiftslagen”. For you as a customer that means even stronger protection of your personal data and gives you more control over its use.

» Read more about how we handle and protect your privacy and personal data

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

UPPSALA | Thursday 17th May at 19:00

DOCTOR WHO NIGHT – Monsters & Villains
Monsters galore when Sweden’s leading Who-expert Kristina Rudbjer delves into the world of Cybermen, Weeping angels, Daleks, Azorbaloffs and all manner of mysterious creatures throughout the last 55 years.

Dress up as your ­favourite monster or villain – or character!
Fabulous prizes to be won.

When: Thursday 17th May at 19:00
Where: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
How much: 60 kr – including tea & cake! Get your ticket today.
Why: to have fun, meet whovians and learn new, fun stuff about monsters!

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

Shop Hours for Ascension Day 2018

Shop hours for Ascension Day

Ascension day | Thursday 10th May

On Ascension Day (Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag) on Thursday both our shops are open 12–16. Welcome.

Books of the Month – June 2023

Hernan Diaz
Trust
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Sei Shonagon
The Pillow Book of Sei Shōnagon
Paperback

– The Diary of a Courtesan in Tenth Century Japan

Classics of the month

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Sidney Karger
Best Men
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Benjamin Stevenson
Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone
Paperback

Mystery of the Month

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Eli Cranor
Don’t Know Tough
Paperback

Noir of the month

Adam Oyebanji
Braking Day
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Shauna Lawless
The Children of Gods and Fighting Men
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Sonora Reyes
The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Laura Kate Dale
Gender Euphoria
Paperback

– Stories of joy from trans, non-binary and intersex writers

Queer book of the month

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Mark Hodkinson
No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy
Paperback

– Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – May 2023

Ayşegül Savaş
White on White
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Christopher Isherwood
Goodbye to Berlin
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Stephanie Butland
Found in a Bookshop
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Sulari Gentill
The Woman in the Library
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Gabriel Iglesias
The Devil Takes You Home
Paperback

Noir of the month

Sequoia Nagamatsu
How High We Go in the Dark
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Ava Reid
The Wolf and the Woodsman
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Andrew Joseph White
Hell Followed with Us
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Yukio Mishima
Confessions of a Mask
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Edward Chisholm
A Waiter in Paris
Paperback

– Adventures in the Dark Heart of the City

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – April 2023

Bonnie Garmus
Lessons in Chemistry
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Elizabeth von Arnim
The Enchanted April
Hardback

Classic of the month

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Ashley Poston
The Dead Romantics
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Deanna Raybourn
Killers of a Certain Age
Paperback
Hayley Scrivenor
Dirt Town
Paperback
Emily St John Mandel
Sea of Tranquility
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Daniel Abraham
Age of Ash
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Tessa Gratton & Justina Ireland
Chaos and Flame
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Sara Jaffe
Dryland
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Oliver Mol
Train Lord
Paperback

– The Astonishing True Story of One Man’s Journey to Getting His Life Back On Track

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – March 2023

Stacey Swann
Olympus, Texas
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse Five
Paperback

Classic of the month

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