Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Meet Ben Aaronovitch

Ben Aaronovitch is the British mastermind of the critically acclaimed Rivers of London-series, following the young Metropolitan Police Officer Peter Grant in the supernatural, underground world of London. Aaronovitch has also written for television, including two Doctor Who serials.

Join us in the Uppsala or Stockholm shop to hear Aaronovitch discuss fantasy, writing and his latest novel Foxglove Summer. There will of course be plenty of time for questions and signings!

UPPSALA Wednesday 5th August at 19.00.
Tickets 20:-.

STOCKHOLM Thursday 6th August at 10.00 (the first in a series of Breakfast talks at the Stockholm bookshop).
Tickets 30:- (incl a light breakfast)

Get your tickets at the bookshop today, seating is limited.

The Grace of Kings, Ken Liu

The Grace of Kings, Ken LiuThe Grace of Kings, short story writer Ken Liu’s debut novel, is epic in every sense of the word. Clocking in on just over 600 pages, the tome holds a story of massive scope. It begins with a failed assassination attempt on the Emperor Mapidéré, former king of Xana, who has conquered all of the Dara states and united them all under one rule in an attempt to bring stability and safety to the realm.

Books of the month for July

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General Fiction: Peter Nichols – The Rocks

British Crime: Claire Mackintosh I Let You Go

Tough Crime: Lisa Brackmann – Rock Paper Tiger

Science Fiction: Danni Kollin, Eytan Kollin – Unincorporated Man (#1)

Fantasy: Chris Evans – Of Bone and Thunder

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: David B. CoeSpell Blind

Classic of the Month: Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird

Teen reading: Leah Thomas  Because You'll Never Meet Me

Peter Nichols – The RocksClaire Mackintosh – I Let You GoLisa Brackmann – Rock Paper TigerDanni Kollin, Eytan Kollin – Unincorporated Man (#1)Chris Evans – Of Bone and Thunder David B. Coe – Spell Blind Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird Leah Thomas – Because You'll Never Meet Me

Book Launch at The English Bookshop Stockholm – Making Headlines by Simon Linter

Simon Linter is launching his first novel Making Headlines at The English Bookshop Stockholm SOFO, Södermannagatan 22. Come and meet Simon, listen to a short reading form his book and have your book signed.

Follow the exploits of hackneyed local TV news reporter, Chris Wilkinson, as he plots to make his own news story to boost his ego and further his career. He gets more than he bargained for...

Simon Linter is launching his first novel Making Headlines at The English Bookshop Stockholm SOFO, Södermannagatan 22. Come and meet Simon, listen to a short reading form his book and have your book signed.

Wednesday June 24th at 17.00
Refreshments will be served. No rsvp, just show up.

Also by Simon Linter: How I Learnt to Stop Missing England and Love the Herring or A Decade in Sweden

Making Headlines by Simon Linter How I Learnt to Stop Missing England and Love the Herring or A Decade in Sweden by Simon Linter

Winner of the Literary Quiz at the Stockholm opening party

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The literary quiz at our opening party in the new Stockholm shop this Friday proved to be a bit tricky, but never the less we have a winner: Congratulations Natalie!

Congratulations also to Laura who won a gift certificate in the lucky draw. (The winners have been notified.)

If you didn’t make it to the opening party you could always try your luck with the questions below (no peeking at the right answers at the end of the post though!)

Opening party at the new Stockholm shop

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The new Stockholm shop in Södermalm

Opening party on Friday – and YOU are invited! Special offer all weekend.

Dear friend of the bookshop,

We are absolutely thrilled to invite you to the official opening party of our new and bigger Stockholm shop on Södermalm, in the SoFo district. We've had seven amazing years at our old location in Gamla stan, but we simply needed more space – for more books and more events. Join us on:

Friday 12th June, from 5 pm till late
at Södermannagatan 22

We would be delighted if you wanted to come and toast this occasion with us, mingle with other book lovers, and enjoy some great music and other entertainments. Wine and refreshments will be served, books will be sold, activities will be enjoyed and there might be a speech or two. Bring family and friends.

We’ll also have a fantastic opening offer:

Books of the month for June

General Fiction: Judy Chicurel – If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go

British Crime: Frances Brody – Death of an Avid Reader (Kate Shackleton Mysteries #6)

Tough Crime: Bryan Quertermous – Murder Boy

Science Fiction: Charles Gannon – Fire with Fire

Fantasy: K. M. Mcinley – The Iron Ship

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Clay Griffith, Susan Griffith  Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key)

Classic of the Month: Flann O'Brien – Third Policeman

Teen reading: Steve Brezenoff – Guy in Real Life

Judy Chicurel – If I Knew You Were Going To Be This Beautiful, I Never Would Have Let You Go Frances Brody – Death of an Avid Reader (Kate Shackleton Mysteries #6) Bryan Quertermous – Murder Boy Charles Gannon – Fire with FireK. M. Mcinley – The Iron ShipClay Griffith, Susan Griffith – Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key) Flann O'Brien – Third Policeman Steve Brezenoff – Guy in Real Life

Meet the new wave of Swedish speculative fiction writers – The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Waiting for the Machines to Fall AsleepCome and meet the new Swedish authors of speculative fiction. Hans Olsson, Oskar Källner, Markus Sköld, Björn Engström and Andrew Coulthard will be in the bookshop signing books and hanging out for a chat. Don't miss it!

Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep contains 26 stories covering themes – as the authors describe it – "Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.".

At The English Bookshop in Uppsala, May 24th, 15:30

Books of the month for May

General Fiction: Luke Brown – My Biggest Lie

British Crime: Mark Sanderson Robin Hood Yard

Tough Crime: Lou Berney – The Long and Faraway Gone

Science Fiction: Jane Lindskold – Artemis Awakening

Fantasy: S. Andrew Swann – Dragon Princess

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: John Birmingham – Emergence: Dave vs. the Monsters

Classic of the Month: Joseph ConradThe Secret Agent

Teen reading: Cammie McGovern Say What You Will

Luke Brown – My Biggest LieMark Sanderson – Robin Hood YardLou Berney – The Long and Faraway Gone Jane Lindskold – Artemis AwakeningS. Andrew Swann – Dragon PrincessJohn Birmingham – Emergence: Dave vs. the Monsters Joseph Conrad – The Secret AgentCammie McGovern – Say What You Will

Celebrate spring! Literary Afternoon Tea at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

Literary Afternoon Tea, The English Bookshop in Uppsala

You are hereby invited to our Literary Afternoon Tea, Sunday 31st of May at 4 pm.

Enjoy tea, sandwiches and cake while you listen to classic spring and love poems being read to you – and all are encouraged to bring their own favourites to read, too.

Get your tickets at the bookshop, 50:-
Limited number of seats.

New History & Biography 20150702

Michael Pye
Edge of the World: How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are
Paperback
Lena Dunham
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned
Paperback
Jo Berry
PewDiePie: The Ultimate Unofficial Fan Guide to the World's Biggest Youtuber
Hardback
Janice Hadlow
The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians
Paperback
Hugh Thomas
World Without End: The Global Empire of Philip II
Paperback
Tim Butcher
The Trigger: The Hunt for Gavrilo Princip - the Assassin Who Brought the World to War
Paperback

New Fiction 20150702

Lisa Ballantyne
Redemption Road
Paperback
Marie Phillips
The Table Of Less Valued Knights
Paperback
Lisa See
China Dolls
Paperback

New Mystery 20150702

Michael Koryta
Those Who Wish Me Dead
Paperback
Jessica Cornwell
Serpent Papers (#1)
Paperback
Neil White
The Death Collector
Paperback

New Fantasy/SF 20150627

Joe Abercrombie
Half the World (Shattered Sea #2)
Paperback
Beth Cato
The Clockwork Crown
Paperback
Mark Lawrence
Liar's Key (Red Queen's War #2)
Paperback
Lackey, Mercedes , Mallory, James
House of Four Winds
Paperback
Jo Walton
The Just City
Paperback
Victor Pelevin
S.N.U.F.F.
Trade Paperback

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