Philosophy Reading Group: Aristotle’s Way

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Philosophy reading group: Aristotle’s Way – Edith Hall

Welcome to join this special theme philosophy reading group, facilitated by Madeleine Hyde. There will be a meeting in Uppsala as well as in Stockholm.

ARISTOTLE’S WAY
Ten Ways Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
by Edith Hall

What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think…

Board (and Bard) Game Night

Board Game Night

UPPSALA | Thursday 16th May at 19.00

Join us in the bookshop for a board (and bard) game night!

We’ll play Shakespeare, the Bard Game as well as Trivial Pursuit book lover’s edition.
Oh, and there will be tea and cake!

And – prizes to be won! (So not just fame & glory...)

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

Thursday 16th May at 19.00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Get your ticket at the bookshop.

Walpurgis Holiday 2019

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Walpurgis Holiday Shop Hours

UPPSALA
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 10–15
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Tuesday 30th April Walpurgis 11–18
Wednesday 1st May 12–16

Easter Shop Hours 2019

Happy Easter! Enjoy Easter – read a book

Shop Hours this Easter holiday

UPPSALA
Good Friday (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 10–17
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) 12–16
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

STOCKHOLM
Good Friday
 (Fri 19 April) 12–16
Easter Eve (Sat 20 April) 11–16
Easter Day (Sun 21 April) closed
Easter Monday (Mon 22 April) 12–16

The Camino Way – author visit & reading

The Camino Way – Victor Prince

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th April at 18.30. Free.

Join us for an author visit and reading from The Camino Way book at Stockholm shop.

Victor Prince, the author of the bestselling book The Camino Way – Lessons in Leadership from a Walk Across Spain (HarperCollins, 2017), will be sharing stories from his book and answering questions about hiking the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain.

Come and meet other past and prospective Camino pilgrims in the Stockholm area.

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Talk: Learning from Nature – Daniel Ogden

Talk ”Learning from Nature” – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 11 April at 19.00 

LEARNING FROM NATURE – a talk by Daniel Ogden
 
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does any­thing about it” (Often wrongly attributed to Mark Twain)
 
We tend to take the weather for granted, but should we, now that climate change is forcing us to re-examine our lives?
 
What can literature teach us about the weather and how it impacts our lives?
 
In order to answer that question, Daniel Ogden will discuss the importance of weather in a selection of works by William Shakespeare, William Blake, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Virginia Woolf.
 
Thursday 11th April at 19:00
Tickets 70:- (incl. tea and cake). Limited space – get your ticket today!

Storytelling & Gribblebob’s Author Visit

Storytelling and Author Visit

UPPSALA | Saturday 6 April at 11.00 + 11.45

What a magical morning at the bookshop: first Storytelling for Children with Claudia at 11, followed by a visit by children’s author David Ashby. Join us for a reading, signing and snacks.

Get your very own signed copy of Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up.

Welcome! Free – bring kids & their friends!
Saturday 6th April: storytelling at 11.00, followed by author visit from 11.45–12.30
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In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar – Alaine Handa

Author Visit: In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar

STOCKHOLM Sat 6 April at 14.00 | UPPSALA Sun 7 April at 14.00

Welcome to an author visit from Alaine Handa, whose fascination with Swedish ”fika” made her try loads of recipes for chokladbollar.

Come and sample some of her favourites and see her ­collection of the very best varieties in her cook book In Search of the Best Swedish Chokladbollar.

Get your own copy (or for a friend – great gift!), get it signed and get baking!

FREE – bring a friend!
Stockholm Saturday 6th April at 14.00
Uppsala Sunday 7th April at 14.00

Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins – David Ashby


Release: Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 4 April at 18.30

Come and help author David Ashby celebrate the release of his first children's book, Gribblebob’s Book of Unpleasant Goblins, a delightful and hilarious adventure story, perfect for children 9 years and up – and their parents too!

There will be drinks and snacks, and you'll be able to get your very own signed copy of David’s book.

WELCOME! FREE! Children (of course) welcome!
Stockholm: Thursday 4th April, 18.30-20.00
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“Do you believe in goblins and fairies and dragons and all that malarkey?” “No,” replied Anna and “Yes,” said Nils, both at the same time.

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th March at 17.30

Celebrate St Patrick’s Eve at the bookshop

A poetry evening with Irish poet Ciara Ní É, Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh (also on double bass), Sam Kessel and many other voices. Reading in both English and Irish!

Tradition and modern in a beautiful mix,
come and celebrate Ireland with us!

Saturday 16th March at 17:30 in the Uppsala shop
FREE! Bring a friend and celebrate.

Books of the Month – June 2021

Shubhangi Swarup
Latitudes of Longing
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the Month

* Join the online reading group

Vita Sackville-West
All Passion Spent
Paperback

Classic of the month

* Join the online reading group

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

* Join the online reading group

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

* Join the online Crime reading group!

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