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.


In co-operation with the Vinter 2018 convention (Feb 10–11), visit them at:

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.

Books of the Month for January 2018

A new year, a new month, a new selection of great reads!
Discover the Books of the Month for January – there’s something for everyone!

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories

My Name is Leon – Kit de Waal

Epiphany Shop Hours

Epiphany Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | January 5th–7th

The Uppsala shop:

Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 10-17

Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12-17

Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16.

The Stockholm shop:
Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
Friday 5th Jan 11–17
Epiphany / Trettondagen
Saturday 6th Jan 12–16
Sunday 7th Jan open as usual 12–16. 

Poetry Night with Ahu Smith & Linda Ghaderi

Poetry Night with Ahu Smith and Linda Ghaderi

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 14th Dec at 18:30. Free.

A Search for Belonging in Flesh and Soul 
with Ahu Smith & Linda Ghaderi

Take time out from the Christmas frenzy for an evening with poets Ahu Smith and Linda Ghaderi.

Poetry reading and talk about life, belonging, and digging in the dirt for meaning.

Come in, warm up, the kettle will be on

Welcome to an evening of poetry!

» Visit Ahu’s site Authentic Traveler
» Visit Linda’s site

Click Read more for a presentation of the poets

Signing: Lagom by Lola A Åkerström

Signing ”Lagom” by Lola A Åkerström

UPPSALA | Saturday 16th Dec at 13:00

As the Swedish proverb goes, ”Lagom är bäst” (The right amount is best). ”Lagom” sums up the Swedish psyche and is a way of living that promotes harmony. Full of insights and beautiful photographs, this authentic guide will help you make small, simple changes to your everyday life – whether that’s your diet, lifestyle, money, work or your home – so you can have a happier, more ­balanced way of living.
Award-winning writer and photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström has photographed and dispatched from roughly 60 countries for various publications. Read more about her and view her photos at
”Lagom – The Swedish Secret of Living Well” makes a great gift for native Swedes, expats, and international friends alike.
Click to Read more (including an interview with Lola)

Books of the Month for December 2017

Discover the Books of the Month for December – there’s something for everyone!

Books of the Month – Fiction- Classics - Short Stories

Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders

Follow our Advent Calendar on facebook


Follow our Advent Calendar on facebook

Follow our Advent Calendar with a daily special offer (and a great gift tip), every day until Christmas on our facebook pages:


»We’re the merry, merry men of the midnight sun,
We work for Santa and have a lot of fun,
With a hi-hi-ho and a hi-hi-hey,
We better hurry up, tomorrow’s Christmas Day…«

New in SF & Fantasy – 9 March 2018

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

New in Fiction – 1 Feb 2018

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

New in Sci-Fi - 1 Feb 2018

Douglas Adams
Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet
Pierce Brown
Iron Gold (Red Rising #4)
Trade Paperback
Ian McDonald
Luna: Wolf Moon (# 2)

Hot & New – 15 Dec 2017

Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express and other Hercule Poirot Mysteries
Isabel Allende
In the Midst of Winter
Philip Wilkinson
Phantom Architecture
Gayle Forman
Leave Me
Jerry Scott
What Was That All About? 20 Years of Our Favorite Zits Strips and Stories
David Weber
Shadow of Victory (Honor Harrington #14)

Stina recommends – 29 Nov 2017

Katherine Webb
The Hiding Places
Stephanie Garber
Kat Howard
Roses and Rot
Trade Paperback

Hot & New this week – 24 Nov 2017

Christopher Hitchens
Last Interview: And Other Conversations
Walter Isaacson
Leonardo Da Vinci
J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane (Scots)
Gill Sims
Why Mommy Drinks: The Diary of an Exhausted Mom
Katherine Arden
The Girl in The Tower (Winternight #2)
Bob Dylan
The Nobel Lecture
P. C. Cast
Sun Warrior (Tales of a New World)
Trade Paperback
Joseph Stiglitz
The Euro: And its Threat to the Future of Europe

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