Book release & Talk: Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja

Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja

UPPSALA | Tuesday 5th November at 19.00. Tickets 70:-

Book release & Talk:
Shining in the Dark – Hans-Åke Lilja on Stephen King

Our Hallowe'en week continues with a special author visit: Hans-Åke Lilja presents his new book Shining in the dark and lets us know everything we ever wanted to know about Stephen King, and loads of other great horror writers and stories.

Talk: Ghost and the World They Inhabit – Daniel Ogden

Talk Daniel Ogden – Ghosts and the Worlds They Inhabit

UPPSALA | Thursday 31st October at 19.00. Tickets 70:-

Celebrate Hallowe'en at The English Bookshop!

Listen to Daniel Ogden talk about Ghosts and the Worlds They Inhabit: A look at ghost stories in English literature through the ages, and afterwards enjoy tea and ghostly cake, and maybe look at our collections of ghost stories and other suitable spooky reads.

Thursday 31st October at 19.00
Advance tickets 70:-available at the bookshop. Tea and cake included. Get your ticket today!

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Author visit & book release: Theodor Kallifatides – The Siege of Troy

Theodor Kallifatides – The Siege of Troy

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 17th October at 19.00. Tickets 60:-

We’re excited to once again welcome Theodor Kallifatides to the bookshop! This time to present & celebrate the release of his latest novel The Siege of Troy – a perceptive retelling of The Iliad, where a young Greek teacher draws on the enduring power of myth to help her students cope with the terrors of Nazi occupation.

Author conversation • Signing • Refreshments

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop to celebrate the release together with the author!

Get your advance ticket 60:- today in the Stockholm bookshop.
» Tickets also available online at billetto.se

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Author visit & book release: Jonas Karlsson

Author visit Jonas Karlsson

STOCKHOLM | Monday 7th Oct at 19.00. Tickets 60:-

We are excited that Jonas Karlsson is taking time out from his rehearsals for ”Waiting for Godot” at Dramaten to present his latest book in the Stockholm bookshop – a trilogy of novellas, where he explores the quirkier side of human nature, helping us to see the world anew via three eccentric narrators.

Author conversation • Signing • Refreshments

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop to celebrate the release together with the author!
Get your advance ticket 60:- today in the bookshop. Tickets also available online at billetto.se

Crime Writing While Feminist

Crime Writing While Feminist

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 3rd October at 18:30. Free!

Join VIVECA STEN, bestselling author of the Sandhamn series, and journalist, criminologist and author KICKI SEHLSTEDT in conversation with crime writer and screenwriter CS DUFFY to discuss writing crime while feminist.

How do we approach writing violence against women in the #metoo era? Should we consider the messages our stories send or expose the world as it is?

Signings at Gothenburg Book Fair 2019

Author signings at the book fair

GOTHENBURG | Sept 26–29

Welcome to visit us at the Gothenburg Book Fair! Find us at stand C 04:29, discover our book fair special offers, meet authors and have your books signed. See our author signing schedule below.

Storytelling for Children – Saturday 14th Sept

Storytelling for Children – Saturday 14th Sept

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Sept at 11.00

Welcome all 3-6 year olds for story­telling with Claudia.

No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

Crime & Fantasy Mini-Con on KulturNatten

UPPSALA | Saturday 14th Sept / KulturNatten

Four authors exclusively brought over for our Culture Night Mini-Con, talking about fantasy writing, the adventure of being a full time author, crime fiction, and much more! 

Concert: Ryan O’Reilly & Hayley Reardon


Concert in Stockholm - Ryan O’Reilly and Hayley Reardon

STOCKHOLM | Sunday 15 Sept at 16:30. Free!

Musical Sunday at the Stockholm bookshop! Concert with Ryan O’Reilly (UK) & Hayley Reardon (US). Come along to a brilliant singer-songwriter afternoon with two excellent musicians!

Free! (voluntary contributions to the artist, pass-the-hat).

A Bookshop Night for book lovers

A Bookshop Night with Jen Campbell & Jorge Carrión

Interview with Jen Campbell

STOCKHOLM Thurs 5th Sept (fully booked) | UPPSALA Saturday 7th Sept

Welcome to a night to celebrate books and bookshops with Spanish writer and literary critic Jorge Carrión and long-standing bookseller, now bestselling author Jen Campbell. Two events, in two cities, one night, one love for books and bookshops!

All events are free, but sign up at the bookshop(s) to reserve your spot!

Books of the Month – June 2021

Shubhangi Swarup
Latitudes of Longing
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the Month

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Vita Sackville-West
All Passion Spent
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Mhairi McFarlane
Last Night
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Dima Alzayat
Alligator and Other Stories
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

S. J. Bennett
The Windsor Knot
Paperback

Mystery of the month

John Vercher
Three-Fifths
Paperback

Noir of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group

Max Barry
Providence
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Genevieve Gornichec
The Witch’s Heart
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Alice James
Grave Secrets
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Gayle Forman
We Are Inevitable
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Nina Aron
Good Morning, Destroyer of Men’s Souls
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – May 2021

Robert Webb
Come Again
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the Month

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Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Sunset Song
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Carmel Harrington
My Pear-Shaped Life
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim
The Whispering Trees
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Richard Osman
The Thursday Murder Club
Paperback

Mystery of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group

Barbara Bourland
Fake Like Me
Paperback

Noir of the month

Jeff VanderMeer
Dead Astronauts
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Kester Grant
The Court of Miracles
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Mark Hayden
The 13th Witch
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Sue Divin
Guard your Heart
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Tamsin Calidas
I Am An Island
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – April 2021

Kirstin Innes
Scabby Queen
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Ivy Compton-Burnett
A House and Its Head
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Poppy Alexander
The Littlest Library
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Souvankham Thammavongsa
How to Pronounce Knife
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

William Shaw
Salt Lane
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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S. A. Cosby
Blacktop Wasteland
Paperback

Noir of the month

Ursula K. Le Guin
The Word for World is Forest
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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C. L. Polk
The Midnight Bargain
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Gareth Hanrahan
The Gutter Prayer
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

Phil Stamper
As Far as You’ll Take Me
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month