Uppsala shop

Talk by Emma Clery ”Jane Austen and the regency scandal”

Talk ”Jane Austen and the regency scandal” by Emma Clery

UPPSALA | Thursday 12th May at 19.00. Ticketed.

** Event fully booked! Contact the bookshop for the waiting list. **

Emma Clery, professor of English Literature at Uppsala University, talks about Jane Austen, her life, and the regency period.

What were the social and economic realities for Austen’s heroines, and what makes her books so popular today – more than 200 years after they were written?

Thursday 12th May at 19:00
Tickets 60:- Tea & yummy cake included.

Event is now fully booked – drop by the shop or email uppsala@bookshop.se to sign up for the waiting list.

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Author talk: Neil Price on ”The Children of Ash & Elm – A History of the Vikings”

Talk by Neil Price on the history of the vikings

UPPSALA | Thursday 21st April at 19:00

Join author Neil Price and hear him talk about the history of the Norse people, their journeys and their spirit world and his wonderful book The Children of Ash & Elm – A History of the Vikings.

Welcome to a truly historic evening at the bookshop!

Thursday 21st April at 19:00.
Tickets 60:-.
Book your ticket today – drop by the bookshop or email uppsala@bookshop.se
(any remaining tickets at the door)

Easter Shop Hours 2022

Happy Easter! Enjoy Easter, read a book.

Our shops are open all of Easter weekend – welcome in to stock up on ”påskekrim” (Easter Crime) and other eggciting reads!

The UPPSALA bookshop
Good Friday 15th April: 12–16
Saturday Easter Eve 16th: 10–16
Sunday Easter Day 17th: 12–16
Easter Monday 18th: 12–16

The STOCKHOLM bookshop
Good Friday 15th April: 12–16
Saturday Easter Eve 16th: 11–16
Sunday Easter Day 17th: 12–16
Easter Monday 18th: 12–16

World Poetry Day 2022 in Uppsala

World Poetry Day in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Monday 21 March 2022 at 19.00

Celebrate World Poetry Day in the Uppsala bookshop together with poets Daniel Kane, Sally Anderson Boström, Elizabeth Clark Wessel and fellow poetry lovers.

Poetry readings! Refreshments!

Monday 21 March at 19:00.
Tickets 60:- at the door. 

UNESCO World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural & linguistic expression and identity. Practised throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace.

”The Squirrel’s Tail” – Author reading for children

The Squirrel’s Tail – author reading for children

UPPSALA | Saturday 11th December at 11:00

Join us in the bookshop to listen to the story about the bouncy squirrel Hazel and what happened when she lost her tail.

The Squirrel’s Tail is read by author Julian Reisz, who also will tell the story about how the book came to be. A great Christmas gift – get it signed by the author!

No need to sign up, just show up and join the fun!

» Visit the author’s website

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”In Every Mirror She’s Black” – Meet Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström

Author event ”In Every Mirror She’s Black”

UPPSALA | Friday 3rd Dec at 18:30. Free, but ticketed – book your seat today!

Meet Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström, award-winning author, speaker, and photographer. Nigerian-American, based in Stockholm.

Presenting her praised debut novel In Every Mirror She’s Black, crowned by The Independent the “most thought-provoking” book on its list of 2021 Best Books by Black Authors.

An arresting debut novel for anyone looking for insight into what it means to be a Black woman in the world.

Friday 3rd December at 18.30
Free, but ticketed – book your seat today!
Email: uppsala@bookshop.se

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Storytelling for Children – Sat 13 Nov

Storytelling for Children

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Saturday 13th November at 11:00. Free!

Time for stories and tales in both bookshops on Saturday! Join Nancy in the Uppsala shop and Angie in the shop in Stockholm for a morning of stories and magic.

Halloween Stories for Children

Halloween Stories for Children

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Saturday 30th October at 11:00. Free!

Spooky stories and tales for children (3–7 years old) read by Angie in Stockholm and Denny in Uppsala. Both events start at 11.00 – no need to sign-up, just show up and join the fun. If your dare...

UPPSALA Saturday 30th Oct at 11:00 with Denny [facebook-event]
STOCKHOLM Saturday 30th Oct at 11-12 with Angie [facebook-event]

”More Haunted Places” – Halloween 2021

More Haunted Places – Halloween at the bookshop

UPPSALA & online | Thursday 28th October 19:00

Spooky Halloween at the bookshop!

Join the gathering in the bookshop (or online) as masters of ceremonies Daniel Ogden and Stina Björkelid talk about haunted houses in literature, film and real life.

IN-STORE spookiness: Just 13 highly coveted seats at the bookshop event, or should we say coven. Spooky refreshments served, if you dare to partake… Book your seat at the bookshop today (or email uppsala@bookshop.se)! Tickets 60:-.

ON-LINE hauntings: Join in online from your own haunted house. And remember – the call always comes from inside the house...

Links to the online hauntings:
» view the livestream on facebook
» view the livestream on youtube

Thursday 28th October at 19:00
in the Uppsala shop (and online)

» Titles (possibly) talked about in the livestream

”Homegrown Hate” – author talk with Sara Kamali

”Homegrown Hate” – online author event with Sara Kamali

ONLINE | Wednesday 5th May at 19:00 Free

Who are the American citizens – White nationalists and ­militant Islamists – perpetrating acts of terrorism against their own country? What are their grievances and why do they hate? How can this trans­national peril be effectively addressed?

To better understand current events and threats, Sara Kamali outlines in her book Homegrown Hate the organizations and beliefs of domestic terrorists in the US and how to counter their attacks on democracy.

Meet author Sara Kamali online on May 5th in conversation with journalist Leonidas Aretakis to discuss these issues. Order personally signed books at the event.

Read more – live stream links & signed books orders:

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