Books of the month for November

General Fiction: Anton Disclafani – Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls
Thea Atwell is fifteen years old in 1930, when, following a scandal for which she has been held responsible, she is 'exiled' from her wealthy and isolated Florida family to a debutante boarding school in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina…

British Crime: Robert Ryan – Dead Man's Land
Deep in the trenches of Flanders Fields, men are dying in their thousands every day. So one more death shouldn't be a surprise. But then a body turns up with bizarre injuries…

Tough Crime: Jim Winter – Northcoast Shakedown
Sex, lies, and insurance fraud on America's North Coast. Nick Kepler is a Cleveland insurance investigator who finds three cases, two seeming slam dunks and an easy cheating spouse job, are all tied together somehow.

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Emma Jane Holloway – Study in Silks (Baskerville Affair, The #1)
Evelina Cooper, the niece of the great Sherlock Holmes, is poised to enjoy her first Season in London Society. But there’s a murderer to deal with—not to mention missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse.

Fantasy: Tanya Huff – The Silvered
It began with the prophecy made by the Imperial Soothsayer, a prophecy that had Emperor Leopald's army bent on conquering the small kingdom of Aydori. For Aydori was ruled by the Hunt Pack–shape changers who took the form of wolves– and the Mage-pack–masters of the six disciplines: air, fire, water, earth, metals, healing.

Science Fiction: Jack McDevitt & Mike Resnick – The Cassandra Project
Formerly a cynical, ambitious PR man, Jerry Culpepper finally found a client he could believe in when he was hired as NASA’s public affairs director.

Teen reading: Cory Doctorow – Little Brother
"Little Brother is my first young adult novel, a story about hacker kids in San Francisco who use technology to reclaim democracy from the Department of Homeland Security after a terrorist attack and the concomitant crackdown." – Cory

Anton Disclafani – Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls Robert Ryan – Dead Man's Land  Jim Winter – Northcoast Shakedown  Emma Jane Holloway – Study in Silks (Baskerville Affair, The #1) Tanya Huff – The Silvered Jack McDevitt & Mike Resnick – The Cassandra Project Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Robin Hobb event FULLY BOOKED

Robin Hobb evening at The English Bookshop UppsalaOur fantastic Robin Hobb evening is coming up, November 5!

All tickets are gone, so there will be no available seats on the actual evening. There is however a waiting list if anyone changes their mind. We have asked, and do now again, everyone holding a ticket to make sure they will be able to attend and if not - turn your ticket back in as soon as possible. We have a waiting list for people without tickets and we just added two people from Norway to the list...

We are so looking forward to this - after the event we will open the doors for the signing session so anyone can join us.
But wow - Robin Hobb in Uppsala!!!

Robin Hobb in the bookshop

Megan Lindholm in the bookshop

The Poster for the event

Teen Reading Group – Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Teen Reading Group – Little Brother by Cory DoctorowWelcome to an exciting get-together in the bookshop to discuss the month’s book. During the meeting we’ll talk about the book, have some fun and enjoy some delicious fika. And you get 10% discount on everything after the reading group meeting.

The cost is only 20:- + book 125:-. (Oh, that includes the delicious cake as well!) Limited number of participants (max 10), so talk to the book- sellers and book your spot today.

Uppsala: Sunday Nov 17th at 1 pm

Teju Cole & Philipp Meyer signing in Stockholm

Teju Cole and Philipp Meyer will be at the Stockholm bookshop Thursday October 24 at 18.30
Meet the authors and have your book signed.

Teju Cole in the bookshop
Philipp Meyer in the bookshop

Teju Cole Open City, Teju Cole

Philipp Meyer American Rust, Philipp Meyer The Son, Philipp Meyer

Storytelling for children in the Stockholm English Bookshop

Storytelling at the bookshop, Lilla Nygatan 11, Gamla stan, Saturday 12 October at 11.
Clara will read stories for 3-6 year olds.
No need to sign up, just show up at the shop and join the fun.

Storytelling for Children – October 12

Welcome to Storytelling for Children with Hanna.
Uppsala - 11 o'clock the September 28.

Story times:
   •    October 12
   •    October 26 – cancelled
   •    November 9
   •    November 23

We'll be reading from:

Chu's Day  by  Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Adam Rex Katie Morag's Island Stories by Mairi Hedderwick Possum Magic by Mem Fox

Anna Franklin: Om mitt möte med Carolyn Cassady – den sista länken till beatgenerationen

Jan: Recently Carolyn Cassady left us. I wrote a short text about us missing her on Facebook. Here's a text in Swedish, from my friend Anna Franklin, about her meeting and memory of Carolyn.

10% discount for participants of Ordsprak 2013 – Poetry Slam

Show your Poetry Slam ticket and get 10% discount at The Uppsala English Bookshop.  The offer open during the whole weekend (4-6 October).

Ordsprak 2013 – Poetry Slam

We have a winner! – Culture Night Quiz Walk


Uppsala KulturnattThe results from the Culture Night Quiz Walk are in and we congratulate Mare von Beckerath in particular because she is *our* winner.

Mare, come in and pick up your spoils!

Culture Night Quiz Walk

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