Release party: Two Thirds North 2018

Release party for Two Thirds North 2018

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 19th April at 19:00 

Join us for the release party for the 2018 issue of TWO THIRDS NORTH, Stockholm University’s journal of international literature!
 
If you have a craving for international literature then you should come for an evening of live readings and literary discussions at the Stockholm bookshop.
 
Buy a copy of the journal and get it signed by the authors while you chat with the writers, editors, and professors of Stockholm University’s creative writing program.
 

In this year’s issue you will find fiction and poetry by 31 contributors under the headings of The Maelstrom’s Current, Where Are You Now?, Love and its Discontents, What Else in the End?, and finally And Yet, And Yet. Also an edited and commented draft showing the process of editing, followed by a conversation between author and editor. In this year’s issue you will also find an interview with author Mark Haddon.

 
The band Mister Ferrari will do a short acoustic set, performing songs from their upcoming debut album.
 
Light snacks and refreshments served.
 
Thursday 19th April at 19:00. Free!
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We’re the Bookstore of the Year 2018

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International Excellence Award – Bookstore of the Year 2018

London Book Fair | April 10th 2018

We won the Bookstore of the Year award at the London Book Fair!

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore - Matthew Sullivan

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore – Matthew Sullivan

UPPSALA | Tuesday 27th March at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

Meet Raymond E. Feist

Meet Raymond E. Feist

UPPSALA | Sunday 29th April at 17.00

MEET RAYMOND E. FEIST in conversation with Steven Savile

Raymond E. Feist, the legendary author of the Riftwar trilogy, is visiting the bookshop to present his new book King of Ashes, first in the new Firemane Saga. In conversation with Steven Savile, followed by Q&A and a signing.

Sunday 29th April at 17.00
Free but ticketed event – get your free ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Var är brudarna? Talk & Reading by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Var är brudarna? Reading & Talk by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

UPPSALA | Thursday 22nd March at 19:00

Var är brudarna?
Where are the Irish Women Writers? Here they come!

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day (a little late) and Women’s History Month with Irish author Éilís Ní Dhuibhne! (Click to read more)

Talk: Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

Talk by Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

UPPSALA | Tuesday 13th March at 19:00

TALK: Fahrenheit 451 and Other Troubling Tales

Guest speaker Daniel Ogden looks at the complex worlds of dystopias and utopias with ­examples from modern and classic literature.

Tuesday 13th March at 19.00. Tea and cake served.
Tickets 60 kr. Limited number of seats, please buy your ticket in advance.

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Best bookshop in the world?

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Bookstore of the Year 2018 award

BIG NEWS!
It was just announced that we’re one of three finalists for Bookstore of the Year 2018 – an award handed out annually by the London Bookfair and the UK Publishers Association for the very best bookshop outside the UK. That’s a fairly big chunk of the world!

Winner announced on April 10th at a ceremony at the London Book Fair.

» Press release from the London Book Fair

Book Sale – Green Dot Treasure Hunt

Green Dot Treasure Hunt

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Book Sale continues… Wow, what a sale weekend we had – so many books (and bags and mugs and pencil cases and...) found new happy homes.

The books left behind were a bit grumpy though. To give them a chance of finding new homes we continue with a GREEN DOT TREASURE HUNT!

3 for 2 on selected books in the shops (all with a green dot on their spines). Find 3 books with green dots, pay for 2.
Let the dot hunt begin!

A Pint & a Book – Book discussion at the pub

A Pint & a Book: Chance by Kem Nunn

UPPSALA | Thursday 27th Feb at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

A Pint & a Book – book discussion at the pub

Join us at the pub to discuss the ­literary thriller Chance by National Book Award finalist Kem Nunn. Chance is now a US tv series starring Hugh Laurie.

Chance is an exciting read, not too thick, the pages will simply fly by when you start reading.

Have a pint of your preferred beverage, a snack or a meal (20% off on food!), while we discuss the crime book of the month.

Tuesday 27th February at 19:00
at O’Neill’s Pub, Dragarbrunnsgatan 53.

Get your event ticket at the bookshop today!
Combo-price book & meeting 195:-. Limited number of seats, get yours today!

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Books of the Month for February 2018

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Have you discovered the Books of the Month for February yet? 

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories
Books of the Month – British Crime - Tough Crime

Books of the Month – Sci-Fi - Fanatasy - Urban Fantasy

Books of the Month – Teen/Young Adult - Non-Fiction

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Books of the Month – February 2024

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
A Spell of Good Things
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the reading group

Leo Tolstoy
The Cossacks
Hardback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

Hannah Kaner
Godkiller
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

Alice Walker
The Color Purple
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Linda Corbett
What Would Jane Austen Do?
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Tim Sullivan
The Monk
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

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

*Join the reading group

Josiah Bancroft
The Hexologists
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

Kathleen Farrell
Mistletoe Malice
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Bella Osborne
The Perfect Christmas Village
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Celia Fremlin
The Long Shadow
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Natalie Marlow
Needless Alley
Paperback

Noir of the month

Edward Ashton
Mickey7
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the reading group

Terry Pratchett
Hogfather
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

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

*Join the reading group

Katherine Rundell
The Golden Mole
Paperback

– And Other Living Treasure

Non-Fiction of the month