Storytelling in Uppsala 5/11

Storytelling for ChildrenFamilies are where we live. What is yours like? Small or big? Calm or noisy? Can a family tell too many jokes or have too much money? Come to the English Bookshop and hear about a family with aunties that kiss too much, a bad family that gets better and another with a girl who won’t eat her tomatoes.

Bring your family at 1pm on Saturday 5th November for a giggle.

  • Master Money the Millionaire, Mrs Jolly's Joke Shop, Master Track's Train and Mr Creep the Crook all by Allan Ahlberg
  • No more Kisses for Bernard by Niki Daly (Not in the bookshop at time of writing. Please, use our BookFinder service)
  • I will not ever never eat a tomato by Lauren Child

Halloween reads

Don't miss Helena Dahlgren's new blog - Halloween reads!

Look! There's a lion in the library! – Storytelling in Uppsala 23/10

Storytelling for ChildrenLook! There's a lion in the library! A tiger in a picture! A pig playing a trumpet! What's going on? Come and find out at story time this Sunday with Hannah and Rosie, 1 o'clock on 23rd October in the English Bookshop, Uppsala.

Upcoming Storytelling at The Uppsala English bookshop during the autumn of 2011:
Saturday, 5th November at 1pm

Julian Barnes wins The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011!

Congratulations to Julian Barnes for winning the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel "The Sense of an Ending"!

Dame Stella Rimington, Chair of the 2011 judges, made the announcement at the awards dinner at London's Guildhall and she comments: "Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending has the markings of a classic of English Literature. It is exquisitely written, subtly plotted and reveals new depths with each reading."

Beat Thing! – video from Kulturnatten i Uppsala

Recording form the Beat Thing! performance during Kulturnatten in Uppsala, in The Uppsala English Bookshop. Also see the recording from their performance at the bookshop in Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

Ann and Samuel Charters performs Beat Thing! – a performance/reading of Beat literature. Jan from the bookshop presented, assisted by Elias Castegren on the bass.

The program was:

Tomas Tranströmer – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011

Tomas TranströmerWith the wording "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality" – Tomas Tranströmer is awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011.

Tomas Tranströmer in the bookshop

Are bears scary or cuddly? - Storytelling in Uppsala 9/10

Storytelling for ChildrenAre bears scary or cuddly? Dogs can be a man’s best friend but what happens when there are no men around? Come and hear about animals that are toys, pets and beasts at story-time with Hannah and Rosie at 1 o’clock on 9th October at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Excerpts from the Life and Times of Tara Malone – Book launch in Gamla Stan

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Excerpts from the Life and Times of Tara Malone  by Lyons, M. S.Thursday 6 October at 7pm we're hosting a book launch in our shop in Gamla stan. M. S. Lyon we'll read from and talk about her debut novel Excerpts from the Life and Times of Tara Malone, loosely based on the author's experiences in Swinging London in the sixties. Snacks and drinkies served.

Book launch!

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Excerpts from the Life and Times of Tara Malone  by Lyons, M. S.Tomorrow Saturday, 1/10, at 6pm we're hosting a book launch in the shop. M. S. Lyon we'll read from and talk about her debut novel Excerpts from the Life and Times of Tara Malone, loosely based on the author's experiences in Swinging London in the 60's. Snacks and drinkies served.

Welcome

Competition time! Julian Barnes – The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes - The Sense of an EndingThis time the price is a signed copy of the new Julian Barnes novel - The Sense of an Ending. Jan has read this and says it's a wonderful book. And it's shortlisted for the Booker prize. So, quite a treat. If you live within the KoS and send us an e-mail at info@bookshop.se with the answer to this question before end-of-month September, you might be the lucky winner!

Under what pen-name did Julian Barnes write four Private Eye-novels; and why did he pick that particular name?

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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