National Day shop hours 2023

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Shop hours on National Day June 6th: 12–16

On Sweden’s National Day, Tuesday 6th June, all our shops are open 12–16.

WestPride author visit: ”Gender Euphoria” – Laura Kate Dale

Pride author visit ”Gender Euphoria” – Laura Kate Dale
 
GÖTEBORG | Monday 5 June at 19:15. Free event
 

We are proud to host author Laura Kate Dale for a talk about her anthology book Gender Euphoria as part of WestPride in Göteborg.

Laura has assembled stories from non-cisgender authors who wants to share and celebrate the euphoric feelings they have experienced in coming out.

The book shows how there is another side to coming out as non-cisgender than the discomfort-filled one most often showed and discussed in the public eye. To finally being able to be ones most authentic self, unrestrained by the gender identity assigned to us based on our biological sex at birth, can be filled with happiness and freedom.

GÖTEBORG Monday 5 June at 19:15
Free event – bring your friends! Refreshments.

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Signed copy of Paul McCartney’s ”1964 – Eyes of the Storm”

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Signed copy of Paul McCartney’s ”1964 – Eyes of the Storm”

BEATLES FANS – take note!

To be released on June 13th: ”1964 – Eyes of the Storm”, Photographs and Reflections by Paul McCartney. Not only can you pre-order the regular hardback edition, we’ve got our hands on a SIGNED COPY of the limited folio edition – the ONLY copy sold to the Nordic countries! One copy of only 175 copies signed by Sir Paul himself.

SIGN UP! Now, since this is a unique opportunity and there are many Beatles-fans out there, we are raffling out the chance to buy it. SIGN UP by Friday 9th June by the latest to enter the raffle draw and get a chance to buy this signed copy of the folio edition!

SPREAD THE WORD to your Beatles-happy friends and family members, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews everywhere – so nobody misses out on this once-in-a-lifetime chance.

READ MORE about this unique signed copy and how to enter the buying raffle (and how to pre-order the regular hardback edition as well):
» www.bit.ly/1964-signed

Supporting the War Child foundation
To honor Sir Paul we will be donating 10% of the proceeds from this sale to the charity War Child that he supports. The War Child foundation work toward a world in which no child's life is torn apart by war.

Welcome to support the War Child foundation with a contribution of your own – visit the Swedish organisation www.warchild.se or the international site www.warchild.org

Release ”The Poetry of Touch” – Chris McAlister

Book release ”The Poetry of Touch” – Chris McAlister

UPPSALA | Tuesday 16th May at 19:00. Free event

Learn more about East Asian traditional medicine, shiatsu and the healing art of touch, with experienced practitioner and author Chris McAlister as he presents his brand new book The Poetry of Touch!

Welcome to an evening of philosophy and exploring the ins and outs of what it means to be fully alive and human – a creature with a rational mind suspended briefly in time between Heaven and Earth.

UPPSALA Tuesday 16th May at 19:00
Free event – bring a friend! Reading, signing, refreshments.

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The Calligraphy is the work of Alain Tauch at Atelier Shiatsu in Paris and shows the Chinese character for Ling, a word that is almost impossible to translate. Some call it universal soul energy…

NEW DATE! Book release: ”I Know Who You Were” – Nick Curran

NEW DATE Book release ”I Know Who You Were” – Nick Curran

UPPSALA | NEW DATE Tuesday 9th May at 19:00. Free event!

”Everyone has a past… yours is coming to kill you.”

Celebrate the release of the absorbing and suspenseful thriller I Know Who You Were ­together with author Nick Curran (aka Steven Savile).

Tuesday 9th April at 19:00
Free event, bring a friend.

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Book release ”Down to Earth Cooking”

Book release ”Down to Earth Cooking”

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 4th May at 18:00. Free!

BOOK RELEASE:
Down to Earth Cooking – Quick, Delicious and Nutritious Plant-based Recipes
by Shireen Longva and Sara Hendey

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious way to help mitigate the climate crisis? Look no further than Down to Earth Cooking! This must-have cookbook offers a wide range of plant-based recipes that are quick, easy, and bursting with flavour.

Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply veg-curious, this cookbook is packed with mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy. From soups and salads to main courses and desserts, every recipe is free from dairy, eggs, and refined sugar, making it the perfect choice for anyone looking to embrace a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle.

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Talk ”Queens of Crime” – Carina Burman

Queens of Crime – a talk by Carina Burman

UPPSALA | Tuesday 18th April at 19:00. Tickets 60:-

Welcome to an unmissable evening on classic crime!

The expert and connoisseur Carina Burman will guide us through the labyrinth of leading women of mystery, from Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers in the 1920s to their more modern followers.

Carina’s brand new book (in Swedish) Drottningar och Pretendenter will be for sale during the evening! Get your copy signed by the author – don’t miss out!

Tuesday 18th April at 19:00
Ticket 60:-. Tea & yummy cake included.
Book your seat today – limited number of seats! Drop by the bookshop to reserve your seat or email uppsala@bookshop.se

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Icelandic kvöldvaka & author visit – Sarah Thomas

Kvöldvaka & author visit: Sarah Thomas - ”The Raven’s Nest”

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 4th April at 18:00 (~20:00). Free event.

Author Visit & Icelandic kvöldvaka: The Raven’s Nest with author Sarah Thomas

Join us in the Stockholm shop for a very special ’kvöldvaka’ evening with Sarah Thomas and her extraordinary ecological memoir, The Raven’s Nest, a story about resilience and learning to belong, set in the elemental landscape of Iceland’s bewitching Westfjords.
 
The evening is inspired by the Icelandic tradition of ’kvöldvaka’: welcome to bring your knitting, making & mending projects to do as Sarah reads throughout the evening – or just sit back and be transported to your inner landscape and the dramatic landscapes of Iceland.
 
STOCKHOLM Tuesday 4th April at 18:00 (to about 20:00).
Free event – bring a friend!
 
 

Author visit: Rumki Chowdhury – ”Secrets in the wind”

Author visit Rumki Chowdhury – Secrets in the wind

STOCKHOLM | Friday 31st March at 18:00. Free.

Meet Rumki Chowdhury as she presents her new Young Adult book Secrets in the Wind – a coming-of-age novel in a Bangladeshi-American setting.

A story about resilience, femininity and the power of sisterhood, juggling different cultures and tackling the difficult themes of stalking and child marriages.

STOCKHOLM Friday 31 March at 18.00
Free event – bring a friend!

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» Visit www.rumki.com

”Asha is a teenager hoping to get to know her Bengali culture on a deeper level by taking a vacation with her parents from America to Bangladesh. There, she meets her cousin, Kushi, with whom she hopes to form an immediate sisterly bond. However, her hopes are crushed when she senses Kushi is hiding a deep and dark secret…”

Author visit: ”100 Dates” – Angela Ahola

Author visit ”100 Dates” – Angela Ahola

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 16 March at 18:00. Free!

Is modern dating just a numbers game, with limitless options only ever a swipe away?

Meet ANGELA AHOLA, the Psychology Doctor who kissed 100 frogs so you don’t have to, presenting her book 100 Dates and her research in conversation with Veronica from the Stockholm bookshop.

STOCKHOLM Thursday 16th March at 18.00.
Free event – bring a friend (or a date…)! Refreshments.

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» Visit Angela’s website