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!

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

Special Storytelling with Jen Campbell

UPPSALA | Saturday 7th Sept at 11.00

Author Jen Campbell visits us from London and reads from her books about Franklin the dragon and his flying bookshop – including the brand new Franklin and Luna and the book of Fairy Tales.

Free – bring your kids and their friends!
No need to sign up, just show up and join the fun!

”So touching and original and delightful. I love it.” – Jacqueline Wilson

Author visit: Philip Grant – ”A Peer Among Princes”

Author visit: Philip Grant – A Peer Among Princes

UPPSALA | Thursday 29th August at 19.00

AUTHOR VISIT Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes – The Life of Thomas Graham, Victor of Barrosa, Hero of the Peninsular War.

History will come alive when Philip Grant, author of A Peer Among Princes visits the bookshop and talks about his new book and Thomas ­Graham’s remarkable life and career in and outside of the Duke of Wellington’s service.

Join us for a remarkable evening!

Thursday 29th Aug at 19:00
FREE – bring a friend!

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Concert: Joules the Fox

Concert Joules the Fox

STOCKHOLM & UPPSALA

Concert in the bookshop! ­Free!

Joules the Fox is a wanderer: Her music will take you with her to islands, cities and the burrow. This voice of many colours, warmth and brilliance has been opening act to Veronica Maggio and now visits us to play in the bookshop!

STOCKHOLM Monday 29th July at 18.30
UPPSALA Tuesday 30th July at 19:00
Free – voluntary contributions. (Bring cash for the passing hat)

Meet illustrator Brian Rea – ”Death Wins a Goldfish”

Author visit Brian Rea in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th July at 18.30

Death never takes a day off. Until he gets a letter from the HR department insisting he uses up his accrued vacation time, that is.

In his humorous and heartfelt book Death Wins a Goldfish, illustrator Brian Rea (illustrator of New York Times “Modern Love” column) let us take a peek at Death’s journal entries as he documents his mandatory sabbatical in the world of the living.

»This book is not about dying, this book is about living.«

Meet Brian in the Stockholm shop at this author visit event. Free.

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Midsummer Shop Hours

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Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:
HAPPY MIDSUMMMER!

Wherever you are, whatever the weather might be... we wish you a pleasant and relaxing weekend.

Speaking of relaxing; the staff is on reading retreats so the Uppsala shop is closed Fri 21st–Sat 22nd June and open again on Sunday 12–16. The Stockholm shop is closed all Midsummer weekend Fri 21st–Sun 23rd June.

Enjoy your holiday.

Launch Party: Behind Blue Eyes – C.S. Duffy

Launch Party Behind Blue Eyes

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 18th June at 18.30. Free!

The perfect man.
The perfect life.
The only problem is the dead body on the beach.

Investigative reporter Ellie has just given up her life in London to be with the man of her dreams in Sweden when she stumbles across  a half decomposed skeleton on Midsummer’s eve…

Books of the Month – September 2021

Celia Laskey
Under the Rainbow
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the online reading group

Isabel Colegate
The Shooting Party
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Fiona Gibson
The Dog Share
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Paul McVeigh (ed)
The 32
Paperback

Short stories of the month

Anthology of Irish Working-Class Voices

Candas Jane Dorsey
The Adventures of Isabel
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Dirk Wittenborn
The Stone Girl
Paperback

Noir of the month

*Join the online Crime reading group

Linden Lewis
The First Sister
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month*

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Susanna Clarke
Piranesi
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Kalynn Bayron
This Poison Heart
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

David Levithan & Jennifer Niven
Take Me With You When You Go
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Merlin Sheldrake
Entangled Life
Paperback

How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – August 2021

Kate Reed Petty
True Story
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Bernice L. McFadden
Sugar
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Sue Moorcroft
Under the Italian Sun
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Mary South
You Will Never Be Forgotten
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Alex Pavesi
Eight Detectives
Paperback

Mystery of the month

* Join the online Crime reading group

Halley Sutton
The Lady Upstairs
Paperback

Noir of the month

Stark Holborn
Ten Low
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Hannah Whitten
For the Wolf
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Jadie Jang
Monkey Around
Paperback

Urban Fantasy of the month

T J Klune
The Extraordinaries
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Bonnie Tsui
Why We Swim
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – July 2021

Sarah Elaine Smith
Marilou is Everywhere
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the Month

Denton Welch
In Youth is Pleasure
Paperback

Classic of the month

Jessica Ryn
The Extraordinary Hope of Dawn Brightside
Paperback

FeelGood of the month

Emma Cline
Daddy (Stories)
Paperback

Short Stories of the month

Emma Rous
The Perfect Guests
Paperback

Mystery of the month

Emily Beyda
The Body Double
Paperback

Noir of the month

Emily Skrutskie
Bonds of Brass
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

Garth Nix
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

Zoraida Córdova (ed.)
Vampires Never Get Old
Paperback

Tales with Fresh Bite (collection)

Urban Fantasy of the month

Lisa Williamson
First Day of My Life
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month