Hilary Mantel wins 2012 Man Booker Prize

Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the BodiesHilary Mantel wins the Man Booker prize 2012 with her novel Bring Up the Bodies, sequel to Wolf Hall with which she won the prize 2009.

Classics Reading Group

Classics Reading GroupWelcome to a cozy evening meeting in the bookshop to discuss the classic book of the month. We’ll have a nice cuppa’ tea (or java) and some delicious cake. And you get 10% discount on everything!

The cost is only 50:- (+ book, we have several editions to choose from). Limited number of participants (max 10), so book your seat today.

Uppsala: Tuesday November 6th at 7 pm

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News for October!


Just back from the Gothenburg bookfair which was terrific, we got to meet many lovely customers and also were priviliged to spend time with a lot of authors such as Ingrid Betancourt, Jenny Valentine, Paul Muldoon, Colm Toibin... The list goes on - pictures at our Facebook page! We then came home to Swecon 2012 and did signings with Joe Abercrombie, Kelly Link, Peter Watts and Caitlin Sweet! Again - pictures on our facebook page.

This Friday we’re doing a signing with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie! It’s not in the shop but at the Nordic Africa Institute in town. It’s been an amazing author period for us!

Meet us at Kontrast


We are one of the happy sponsors of Kontrast – this years Swecon, the national Swedish science fiction and fantasy convention.

Meet us at the convention and don't miss to stop by the bookshop in the city to meet the authors when we are having a signing party. We will be selling books at the convention for signings.

Kontrast – this years Swecon, the national Swedish science fiction and fantasy convention

Super signing!

Yes it's true: on Friday at 4.30pm four SF/Fantasy greats will take seats in the Uppsala shop to sign their books exclusively for you!

Joe Abercrombie, Peter Watts, Kelly Link and Caitlin Sweet will all be here and we have plenty of stock of their books. (Including Joe Abercrombie's new book Red Country!!!!!!!).

A Red Country - Abercrombie, Joe Blindsight  -  Watts, Peter Pretty Monsters -  Link, Kelly , Tan, Shaun (Ill.) The Pattern Scars - Sweet, Caitlin

Release of J.K. Rowling's new novel "The Casual Vacancy"


Releas of J.K. Rowling's new novel "The Casual Vacancy" Tomorrow (27/9), in Uppsala, Stockholm AND at our stand at the Gothenburg bookfair, we are excited to be releasing J.K.

News for September!


Another great reading period is upon us. How quickly we moved into autumn! We’ve just had a wonderful Culture Night with the shop packed with literature lovers and authors. If you missed it you can watch the videos now posted on our web site!

Books of the Month for September! Our freshest choices!

Beat Thing! – Film from the Culture evening at the Bookshop

As always, a wonderful, buoyant performance by these luminaries joined by Olle on double bass and Jan on swedish haiku. What a treat!

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John Clute and the SF-Encyclopedia – Film from the Culture evening at the Bookshop

A VERY interesting talk with the recent Hugo winner. An agile mind in that fellow... And we're greatly honoured again to be sponsoring - don't miss it!

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