Culture Night at the bookshop

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop

UPPSALA | Saturday 8th September

Celebrate KulturNatten at the bookshop!

11.00 Storytelling for Children with David

18.00 Ann Charters on Tranströmer
Ann will talk about her new book Two Widows See Their Poets Sleeping, of poetry, her friendship with Tomas Tranströmer, and his funeral.

19.00 Reading, writing, and the books that inspire
A conversation between Sara Bergmark Elfgren and Helena Dahlgren on literature, horror, the joy of reading and the pleasures and hardships of writing.

Saturday 8th September. Free! 

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

Talk: The Literary Importance of August – Daniel Ogden

UPPSALA | Thursday 23rd August 2018 at 19.00

Join us for this interesting talk by Daniel Ogden on the literary importance of August.

Tickets 60:- (incl tea & cake).
Get your ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

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Join the new Non-Fiction reading group

Non-Fiction reading group: I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

UPPSALA | Wednesday 29th August 2018 at 19.00

You wanted to discuss non-fiction books – we listened! Welcome to join the new Non-Fiction reading group in Uppsala. Our first book is I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death by Maggie O’Farrell, a memoir that shows that life can be just as dramatic as fiction.

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Summer Book Box Competition

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Summer Book Box Competition

Enter in the Big Summer Book Box Competition – now also with private accounts!

”Where are you reading today?” Snap a picture of where you’re reading today (a reading selfie if you’d like or just of your special place) and share it with us on social media. You could win one of FIVE great Book Boxes, curated by us and chosen from the best summer recommendations by Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, TOR.com och LittleBrown. Each box contains 4 great books each (or more).

Click ”Read more” to read the competition instructions!

Midsummer Shop Hours

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Happy Midsummer

From all of us, to all of you:
HAPPY MIDSUMMMER!

Wherever you are, whatever the weather might be... we wish you a pleasant and relaxing weekend.

Speaking of relaxing; the staff is on reading retreats so the Uppsala shop is closed Fri–Sat and open again on Sunday 12–16. The Stockholm shop is closed all Midsummer weekend Fri–Sun.

Enjoy your holiday.

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

Author Talk: Alan Judd on MI6

UPPSALA | Thursday 7th June at 19.00

Author Talk: ALAN JUDD on MI6
– the fascinating story of the launch of the British Secret Intelligence Service

Alan Judd, former soldier and diplomat, now renowned writer of spy thrillers and non-fiction will visit us to talk about MI6 and the fascinating and unique history of the launch of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service through the unusual life of its founder, Mansfield Cumming.

Thursday 7th June at 19.00
Ticket 60:- Get your ticket at the bookshop today. 
Refreshments and snacks. Limited number of seats.

Author Talk: Burkina Faso – Nothing Will Be As Before

Author Talk: Nothing will be as before

UPPSALA | Tuesday 29th May at 19.00

Author Talk: NOTHING WILL BE AS BEFORE

Join us for professor Sten Hagberg’s knowledge­able and inspiring talk about a changing ­Burkina Faso, as the country makes a break with its authoritarian past.

Nothing Will Be As Before is the result of ethnographic research on socio-­political transformations in Burkina Faso. With the popular insurrection in October 2014 that ousted President Blaise Compaoré from power, this country marks a break with its authoritarian past. Burkina Faso is engaged in democratic renewal, at the same time as political continuity is evident.

Tuesday 29th May at 19:00
Free, but sign up at the bookshop (limited seating) or by email: uppsalaevents@bookshop.se

Refreshments & snacks served.

In co-operation with Uppsala Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University.

GDPR - New EU regulation

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GDPR in effect from May 25th 2018

By now you are probably sick and tired of hearing of GDPR, so we’ll be brief:

We will continue to protect your privacy and personal data – you don’t need to do anything.

If you want to know more:

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. It replaces the previous Swedish law ”Personuppgiftslagen”. For you as a customer that means even stronger protection of your personal data and gives you more control over its use.

» Read more about how we handle and protect your privacy and personal data

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

Doctor Who Night – Monsters & Villains

UPPSALA | Thursday 17th May at 19:00

DOCTOR WHO NIGHT – Monsters & Villains
Monsters galore when Sweden’s leading Who-expert Kristina Rudbjer delves into the world of Cybermen, Weeping angels, Daleks, Azorbaloffs and all manner of mysterious creatures throughout the last 55 years.

Dress up as your ­favourite monster or villain – or character!
Fabulous prizes to be won.

When: Thursday 17th May at 19:00
Where: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
How much: 60 kr – including tea & cake! Get your ticket today.
Why: to have fun, meet whovians and learn new, fun stuff about monsters!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket at the bookshop today!

Shop Hours for Ascension Day 2018

Shop hours for Ascension Day

Ascension day | Thursday 10th May

On Ascension Day (Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag) on Thursday both our shops are open 12–16. Welcome.

New Titles – 1 November 2018

Ursula K. Le Guin
The Books of Earthsea (Complete Illustrated Edition)
Hardback

Charles Vess (ill.)

Peter Ackroyd
Dominion (History of England vol. 5)
Trade paperback
Stephen Fry
Heroes
Trade paperback
David Baldacci
Long Road to Mercy (Atlee Pine)
Trade paperback
Gyles Brandreth
Have You Eaten Grandma?
Trade paperback
Lucinda Riley
The Moon Sister (Seven Sisters #5)
Trade paperback

New Titles – 19 October 2018

Alan Moore
Jerusalem
Trade Paperback
Cecelia Ahern
Roar (Stories)
Trade Paperback
Jenny Colgan
An Island Christmas
Hardback
Ken Bruen
In the Galway Silence (Jack Taylor #14)
Trade Paperback
Paddy Ashdown
Nein! Standing Up to Hitler 1935-1944
Hardback
Adam Zamoyski
Napoleon: The Man Behind the Myth
Hardback
Tom Wright
Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
Trade Paperback
Mackenzi Lee
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy
Hardback
R F Kuang
The Poppy War
Paperback
Kim Stanley Robinson
Red Moon
Trade Paperback
Charles Stross
The Labyrinth Index (The Laundry Files #9)
Hardback
David Weber
Uncompromising Honor (Honor Harrington #14)
Hardback

New Titles – 10 October 2018

Haruki Murakami
Killing Commendatore
Hardback
Tana French
The Wych Elm
Trade Paperback
Markus Zusak
Bridge of Clay
Hardback
Michael Caine
Blowing the Bloody Doors Off: And Other Lessons in Life
Trade Paperback
Michael Lewis
The Fifth Risk
Hardback
J. K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard: Illustrated Edition
Hardback

Illustrated by Chris Riddell.

Barbara Kingsolver
Unsheltered
Trade Paperback
Ransom Riggs
Map of Days (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children #4)
Hardback
Bernard Cornwell
War of the Wolf (Saxon Chronicles #11)
Trade Paperback
Jessica Fellowes
Bright Young Dead (Mitford Murders #2)
Hardback
Ian Rankin
In a House of Lies (Rebus #22)
Trade Paperback
Kate Devlin
Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots
Hardback
Kameron Hurley
Apocalypse Nyx
Paperback
Martha Wells
Exit Strategy (Murderbot Diaries #4)
Hardback

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