Talk: Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

Talk by Daniel Ogden on dystopias and utopias

UPPSALA | Tuesday 13th March at 19:00

TALK: Fahrenheit 451 and Other Troubling Tales

Guest speaker Daniel Ogden looks at the complex worlds of dystopias and utopias with ­examples from modern and classic literature.

Tuesday 13th March at 19.00. Tea and cake served.
Tickets 60 kr. Limited number of seats, please buy your ticket in advance.

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Best bookshop in the world?

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Bookstore of the Year 2018 award

BIG NEWS!
It was just announced that we’re one of three finalists for Bookstore of the Year 2018 – an award handed out annually by the London Bookfair and the UK Publishers Association for the very best bookshop outside the UK. That’s a fairly big chunk of the world!

Winner announced on April 10th at a ceremony at the London Book Fair.

» Press release from the London Book Fair

Book Sale – Green Dot Treasure Hunt

Green Dot Treasure Hunt

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM

Book Sale continues… Wow, what a sale weekend we had – so many books (and bags and mugs and pencil cases and...) found new happy homes.

The books left behind were a bit grumpy though. To give them a chance of finding new homes we continue with a GREEN DOT TREASURE HUNT!

3 for 2 on selected books in the shops (all with a green dot on their spines). Find 3 books with green dots, pay for 2.
Let the dot hunt begin!

A Pint & a Book – Book discussion at the pub

A Pint & a Book: Chance by Kem Nunn

UPPSALA | Thursday 27th Feb at 19:00

Fancy a pint and an exciting read?
Join the book discussion at the pub!

A Pint & a Book – book discussion at the pub

Join us at the pub to discuss the ­literary thriller Chance by National Book Award finalist Kem Nunn. Chance is now a US tv series starring Hugh Laurie.

Chance is an exciting read, not too thick, the pages will simply fly by when you start reading.

Have a pint of your preferred beverage, a snack or a meal (20% off on food!), while we discuss the crime book of the month.

Tuesday 27th February at 19:00
at O’Neill’s Pub, Dragarbrunnsgatan 53.

Get your event ticket at the bookshop today!
Combo-price book & meeting 195:-. Limited number of seats, get yours today!

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Books of the Month for February 2018

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Have you discovered the Books of the Month for February yet? 

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories
Books of the Month – British Crime - Tough Crime

Books of the Month – Sci-Fi - Fanatasy - Urban Fantasy

Books of the Month – Teen/Young Adult - Non-Fiction

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Book launch: The Magdalena File – Jon Stenhugg

Launch The Magdalena File – Jon Stenhugg

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 15th February at 18:30

Three may keep a secret, if two of them dead. When a ship goes down in the Baltic, a deadly secret surfaces, and everyone wants it.

Jon Stenhugg launches his latest book The Magdalena File – Sara Markham and John Hurtree uncover foreign and domestic forces working to destroy Stockholm.

Short talk about some of the problems which arise when writing fiction based on historical events.

Author reading & signing. Free.

Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

Talk by Douglas Hofstadter

UPPSALA | Wednesday 14th February at 19:00

“I Am Pilingual”
Douglas Hofstadter speaks about the various languages in his life

** The event is sold out **

Douglas Hofstadter, the legendary author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, and professor of Cognitive Science and Comparative Literature at Indiana University, will give a talk on “Languages in My Life” and his experiences studying and speaking various languages.

Wednesday 14th February at 19.00
Get your ticket (60:-) in the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

Reading & Signing with Elizabeth Hand

UPPSALA | Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00

Elizabeth Hand is in town again! Join us for a short reading with mingle and refreshments, and enjoy the company of the author of the dark and brilliant Cass Neary-novels, and the wonderful Wylding Hall, among other things.

Wednesday 7th Feb at 18:00
Free! Just drop in and join the fun.

Welcome!

In co-operation with the Vinter 2018 convention (Feb 10–11), visit them at:
https://vinteruppsala.wordpress.com/

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

Harry Potter Book Night in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Thursday 1st Feb at 19:00

Harry Potter Book Night! Fantastic Beasts – and how to become one...

Join us for the annual Harry Potter Book Night for cosplay, tea & snacks, and a quiz with prizes. 

Cherry Koivula, cosplayer extraordinaire and well-known from multiple conventions from all over Sweden, will talk about how to dress the part.

Dress up as your favourite character – competition with prizes!

Thursday 1st February at 19:00 
Get your ticket (70:-) at the bookshop today – limited space!

Book launch: It’s All Coming Back – On love after the war

Book launch: It’s all coming back – Jon kahn

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th Jan at 18:30

He was Jewish, she had a Nazi-friendly father. 
How could they make a life out of that and how did they tell each other the difficult things. 

Jon Kahn launches his book ”It’s All Coming Back – On love after the war” – a book about how it was to find love after the war even if you had the most differing backgrounds. Based on a true family story. 

Welcome to discover a different love story! 
Author reading & signing. Free.

New Non-Fiction – 7 May 2018

Duncan Larcombe
Prince Harry: The Inside Story
Paperback
Lisa Samson
Epitaph for the Ash: In Search of Recovery and Renewal
Hardback
Ben Fogle
English: A Story of Marmite, Queuing and Weather
Paperback

New Fiction – 7 May 2018

Arundhati Roy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Paperback
Neel Mukherjee
A State of Freedom
Paperback
Rowan Coleman
The Summer of Impossible Things
Paperback

Even more new Non-Fiction – 7 May 2018

Caitlin Doyle
Unicornucopia: The Little Book of Unicorns
Hardback
Dean Burnett
The Happy Brain: The Science of Where Happiness Comes From, and Why
Trade Paperback
Jenni Murray
A History of Britain in 21 Women: A Personal Selection
Paperback

Hot & New – 12 April 2018

Andrew Wilson
A Talent For Murder
Paperback
Madeline Miller
Circe
Hardback
Stefan Bollman
Women Who Read Are Dangerous
Hardback
Irivine Welsh
Dead Man’s Trousers
Hardback
Jo Nesbø
Macbeth (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Trade Paperback
Alexander McCall Smith
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
Hardback

Hot in Mystery – 22 March 2018

Elizabeth George
The Punishment She Deserves (Lynley #17)
Hardback
Jacqueline Winspear
To Die But Once (Maisie Dobbs #14)
Trade Paperback
Abir Mukherjee
A Necessary Evil
Paperback

New in Non-Fiction – 22 March 2018

Dan Jones
The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors
Paperback
Caroline Elton
Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors
Trade Paperback
Julia Crowe
My First Guitar: Tales of True Love and Lost Chords
Trade Paperback

New in SF & Fantasy – 9 March 2018

Laini Taylor
Strange the Dreamer
Paperback
Doctor Who: The Day She Saved the Doctor – Four Stories from the TARDIS
Hardback
Yaba Badoe
A Jigsaw of Fire and Stars
Paperback
David Weber
A Call to Vengeance (Manticore Ascendant #3)
Hardback
Tristan Palmgren
Quietus
Paperback
Paolo Bacigalupi
The Tangled Lands
Hardback

New in Fiction – 1 Feb 2018

Jon McGregor
Reservoir 13
Paperback
Ahmed Saadawi
Frankenstein in Baghdad
Paperback
Jojo Moyes
Still Me
Trade Paperback
Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Paperback
Jenny Colgan
The Endless Beach
Paperback

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