We’re the Bookstore of the Year 2018

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International Excellence Award – Bookstore of the Year 2018

London Book Fair | April 10th 2018

We won the Bookstore of the Year award at the London Book Fair!

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore - Matthew Sullivan

Book&Pint: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore – Matthew Sullivan

UPPSALA | Tuesday 27th March at 19:00

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

Meet Raymond E. Feist

Meet Raymond E. Feist

UPPSALA | Sunday 29th April at 17.00

MEET RAYMOND E. FEIST in conversation with Steven Savile

Raymond E. Feist, the legendary author of the Riftwar trilogy, is visiting the bookshop to present his new book King of Ashes, first in the new Firemane Saga. In conversation with Steven Savile, followed by Q&A and a signing.

Sunday 29th April at 17.00
Free but ticketed event – get your free ticket at the bookshop today. Limited number of seats.

Var är brudarna? Talk & Reading by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Var är brudarna? Reading & Talk by Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

UPPSALA | Thursday 22nd March at 19:00

Var är brudarna?
Where are the Irish Women Writers? Here they come!

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day (a little late) and Women’s History Month with Irish author Éilís Ní Dhuibhne! (Click to read more)

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.

Books of the Month – July 2019

Lex Coulton
Falling Short
Paperback

Modern Fiction pick of the month

Ann Radcliffe
A Sicilian Romance
Paperback

Classic pick of the month

Anjali Sachdeva
All the Names They Use for God
Paperback

Short Stories pick of the month

Gillian Galbraith
The End of the Line
Paperback

Mystery pick of the month

Edgar Cantero
This Body’s Not Big Enough For the Both of Us
Paperback

Noir pick of the month

Özgür Mumcu
The Peace Machine
Paperback

Sci-Fi pick of the month

Alex Stewart
A Fistful of Elven Gold
Paperback

Fantasy pick of the month

Richard Kadrey
The Grand Dark
Paperback

Urban Fantasy pick of the month

Rory Power
Wilder Girls
Paperback

Teen/Young Adult pick of the month

Rose McGowan
Brave
Paperback

Non-Fiction/Biography pick of the month

Hot & New – 8 April 2019

Suzy Hansen
Notes on a Foreign Country
Paperback

An American Abroad in a Post-American World

Mike Ripley
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Paperback

The Boom in British Thrillers from Casino Royale to the Eagle Has Landed

Laura Freeman
The Reading Cure: How Books Restored My Appetite
Paperback
Arkady Martine
A Memory Called Empire (Teixcalaan)
Trade paperback
James S. A. Corey
Tiamat’s Wrath (Expanse #8)
Trade paperback
Susan Hill
The Comforts of Home
Paperback

DCS Simon Serailler #9

New Titles – 31 January 2019

Bridget Collins
The Binding
Hardback
James Marlon
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Trade Paperback
Jin Yong
A Bond Undone
Trade Paperback

Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. 2

Jane Harper
The Lost Man
Trade Paperback
Mick Finlay
The Murder Pit
Paperback

(An Arrowood Mystery 2)

Elly Griffiths
The Stone Circle
Trade Paperback

(Ruth Galloway #11)

Peter May
The Man With No Face
Trade Paperback
Miriam Darlington
Owl Sense
Paperback
David Weber
Through Fiery Trials
Hardback

(Safehold #10)

Dav Pilkey
Brawl of the Wild
Hardback

(Dog Man #6)

Malala Yousafzai
We Are Displaced
Trade Paperback

My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World

S. A. Chakraborty
The Kingdom of Copper
Trade paperback

(Daevabad Trilogy #2)

Tips for Christmas

Michelle Obama
Becoming
Hardback
Tana French
The Wych Elm
Trade paperback
Bob Woodward
Fear: Trump in the White House
Hardback
George R.R. Martin
Fire and Blood
Hardback

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