Storytelling & sing-a-long ”I am Nefertiti”

Storytelling & sing-a-long ”I am Nefertiti”

STOCKHOLM | Saturday 25 Feb at 11.00. Free.

Storytime & Sing-a-Long ”I am Nefertiti”
presented by author Annemarie Anang

Welcome to an empowering storytime and sing-a-long (ukulele and all!) with author Annemarie Anang.

Learn more about some of the global instruments in the book. In English for children 3–7 years old.

Saturday 25 February at 11.00
Free event – bring the kids & their friends!

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» visit Annemarie’s website

I am Nefertiti is a heartwarming, joyous, and empowering story of identity and belonging.

Music in the bookshop – Joules the Fox

Music in the bookshop with Joules the Fox

UPPSALA | Sunday 19 Feb at 17.15. Free.

Some years ago, a fox walked into a bookshop – brought song-shaped stories and sang for us!

On Sunday 19th of February she is back in the shop with her new record If Time Is in tow.

Joules the Fox is a singer, songwriter, producer but above all: a wanderer. These last years, she roamed through various countries and crossed continents playing over 200 stages, ships and shops, writing many a song and singing, ah well, all the time.

Always accompanied by Guitar, Harmonizer and Looper, this one-fox-band will take you to places she has been to and been creating – some real, some imaginary.

UPPSALA Sunday 19th February after hours at about 17:15
Free, bring a friend. Voluntary contributions to the artist (bring cash for the passing hat).

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Talk ”How Economics Can Save the World” – Erik Angner

Talk ”How Economics Can Save the World” – Erik Angner

STOCKHOLM | Wednesday 15 Feb at 18.00. Free.

AUTHOR VISIT & TALK
How Economics Can Save the World
– Simple Ideas to Solve Our Biggest Problems

Our world is in a mess. Can economics save the world? Author Erik Angner (economist, Prof. of Practical ­Philo­sophy) presents his book and ideas in conversation with Åsa Wikforss (Prof. of Theoretical Philosophy and Swedish Academy Chair No 7).

STOCKHOLM Wednesday 15 February at 18.00
Free event, bring a friend. Refreshments.

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» visit Erik’s website www.erikangner.com

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Valentine’s Concert with The Bookshop Band

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Online concert with The Bookshop Band

ONLINE | Tuesday 14 Feb at 21:30. Free.

The Bookshop Band does... LOVE

Our friends Beth and Ben in The Bookshop Band kept us company during the pandemic with their online concerts from their lock-down living room. This Valentine’s Day they are back with another lovely show online.

Snuggle up with The Bookshop Band on Valentine's Day, tune in to their facebook page or youtube channel and feel the love.

Tuesday 14th February 21:30 (Swedish time)

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» watch on youtube

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Psst! Rumour has it they also will be premiering a brand new song & music video inspired by Booker Prize winning author Eleanor Catton’s forthcoming book, Birnam Wood. We don’t want to miss that!

Talk: Autofiction – between Life and Art

Talk: Autofiction - between Life & Art

UPPSALA | Thursday 9 Feb 19.00 Tickets 60:-

From Karl Ove Knausgård to Rachel Cusk, authors who mix autobiography and fiction have taken the literary scene by storm in recent years. But is the practice new?

Three specialists on autofiction will each choose a work to discuss, in order to illuminate the history, breadth and allure of the autofictional.

Guiding us through the autofictional literature this evening are: Prof. Emma Clery, Uppsala University‚ Dr. Alexandra Effe, University of Oslo; Prof. Dr. Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf, University of Münster.

Welcome to a literary evening to enlight and delight!

Book your ticket with the bookshop today (or at the door on the event night).

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Have you discovered our Reading Groups yet?

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Reading Group titles in February 2023

Our reading groups are informal and relaxed occasions where we get together to discuss a chosen novel and enjoy some tea and cake.

Each meeting is a separate event, so there’s no need to commit to an entire semester of reading groups. Sign up for a meeting and join us when you have the time, and the book of the month interests you.

Read more about the different reading groups hosted at our bookshops at bookshop.se/readinggroups

Shops closed for stock inventory January 31

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Tuesday 31st January all our bookshops are closed for stock inventory.

We’re open as usual again on Wednesday 1st February. In the meantime, you’re welcome to email or send a facebook message to your local bookshop and we’ll get back to you once we’ve counted all our books. 1, 2, 3, 4...

Thank you for your understanding. 

Shop Hours Epiphany Weekend

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Happy Epiphany

For the Twelfth Night/Epiphany weekend (Trettondagen), the bookshops are open:

UPPSALA
Twelfth Night, Thurs 5 Jan: 10–17
Epiphany, Fri 6 Jan: 12–17
Saturday 7 Jan: 10–17
Sunday 8 Jan: 12–17

STOCKHOLM
Twelfth Night, Thurs 5 Jan: 10.30–18
Epiphany, Fri 6 Jan: 10.30–18
Saturday 7 Jan: 11–17
Sunday 8 Jan: 12–17

GÖTEBORG
Twelfth Night, Thurs 5 Jan: 10–19
Epiphany, Fri 6 Jan: 11–17
Saturday 7 Jan: 10–17.30
Sunday 8 Jan: 12–16

Happy New Year

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Happy New Year!

From all of us, to all of you – a Happy New Book Year!

This weekend, the bookshops are open:

New Year’s Eve, Dec 31st:
UPPSALA 12–15
STOCKHOLM 11–15
GÖTEBORG 11–15

New Year’s Day, Jan 1st:
All shops are closed for celebrations.

What will be your first read of 2023?

The gift of choice and the gift that keeps on giving

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Gift Voucher – the Gift of Choice

Our bookshops are filled with great reads and lovely merchandise to gift for Christmas, and you are most welcome in to browse and get recommendations.

Here are some last-minute gift ideas that you even can sort from home.

The gift of choice. For last-minute gifts, for that voracious reader you can’t keep track of what they’ve read, or for the ones eagerly awaiting a new release – why not give them the gift of choice: our Gift Vouchers! You get to choose the amount, and the receiver can choose whatever they want.

Buy your gift voucher in the shops or order online at bookshop.se/giftvouchers


The gift that keeps on giving
. Why not give that someone special a subscription to our Book Club: a new book in the post every month from our curated Book of the Month picks. Give them reading joy for 3 months, 6 months, or an entire year. Choose from 10 different categories – there’s something for everyone!

Read more and order on bookshop.se/bookclub