Superb Summer Reads

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Here is a small selection of books that are perfect for the beach and hammock, or a cozy sofa on a rainy day. They are not listed in any particular order - just have your pick and dive in!

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Téa Obreht wins the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction!

Congratulations to Serbian/American author Téa Obreht for winning the 2011 Orange Prize for Fiction with her debut novel The Tiger's Wife!

David Lodge Competition!

Yes! We have a signed copy of his latest book A Man of Parts to raffle off! If you want to be the lucky winner just email us at info@bookshop.se with your answer to this question: What colour are Mr Lodge's eyes? Answers in before end of day June 14, contestants within the kingdom only.

Good luck!

Ascension Day & National Day Closed

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In observance of local statutes and traditions the Shops will remain closed Thursday June 2, and Monday June 6. We are however open as usual Friday through Sunday. Welcome!

Storytelling this Sunday!

This Sunday in Uppsala, bring your 3-6 year olds and come listen to Hannah read stories. 1pm.

Boys in peril!

Competition time!

Plugged by Eoin ColferA while back I read a gloriously violent and very acerbic short story called Taking on PJ by the Irish children's book author Eoin Colfer (of Artemis Fowl fame). This was decidely a new track in his career! I liked it. And now he's followed through (on the insistance of Ken Bruen...) and has written a full-length noir novel called Plugged about an Irish ex-military working as a bouncer at a strip-club in New Jersey. Well. You get the idea.

We have a signed copy to raffle out. Just e-mail us the answer to this question: What does Eoin rhyme with? before May 31 11pm! Within the realm only, as per usual...

Storytelling for Children! – in the Stockholm bookshop 30/4

Storytelling for Children - Saturday April 30th at 11 (2011)  Saturday April 30th at 11 (2011)

Welcome all 2-6 year olds for storytelling with Philip. No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

 

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Author Reading: John Gilmour – Sweden, the Swastika and Stailn

Author Reading - John Gilmour – Sweden, the Swastika and StailnTuesday April 19 at 6.30pm John Gilmour will hold a talk on The Swedish Experience in the Second World War. This should be really interesting so do not miss out!

Books of the Month – January 2023

Lee Cole
Groundskeeping
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Gerard Reve
The Evenings
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Jackie Fraser
The Bookshop of Second Chances
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Nita Prose
The Maid
Paperback
James Kestrel
Five Decembers
Paperback
Lucy Kissick
Plutoshine
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Richard Swan
The Justice of Kings
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Amara Sage
Influential

Teen/YA of the month

Jennifer Clement
Widow Basquiat – A Memoir
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Rita Mae Brown
Rubyfruit Jungle
Paperback

Books of the Month – December 2022

Hannah Lillith Assadi
The Stars are Not Yet Bells
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Stories for Christmas and the Festive Season
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Jenny Colgan
The Christmas Bookshop
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

C. J. C. J. Farrington
Death on the Trans-Siberian Express
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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John Hart
The Unwilling
Paperback

Noir of the month

Alex White
August Kitko and the Mechas from Space
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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M.A. Kuzniar
Midnight in Everwood
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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F.T. Lukens
In Deeper Waters
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Vaclac Smil
How the World Really Works
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the month

Lieke Marsman
The Opposite of a Person
Paperback

Books of the Month – November 2022

Dawnie Walton
The Final Revival of Opal & Nev
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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J. L Carr
A Month in the Country
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Helly Acton
The Shelf
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Ada Moncrieff
Murder at the Theatre Royale
Paperback
Gregory Galloway
Just Thieves
Paperback
Nathan Tavares
A Fractured Infinity
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Rachel Griffin
The Nature of Witches
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Jesse Q. Sutanto
Well, That Was Unexpected
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

David Damrosch
Around the World in 80 Books
Paperback

– A Literary Journey

Non-Fiction of the month

Jeremy Atherton Lin
Gay Bar – Why We Went Out
Paperback

Books of the Month – October 2022

Claire Keegan
Small Things Like These
Hardback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Shirley Jackson
The Haunting of Hill House
Paperback

Classics of the month

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