Christmas Hours at the bookshops

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Christmas Hours at the bookshops

With less than a week to go before Christmas, we're giving Santa a helping hand: longer Christmas shop hours at the bookshops!

<-- Check the shops' hours in the yellow left column.

And we're happy to help Santa with some recommendations too!

Booksigning with Billy Bob Buttons

Billy Bob ButtonsUPPSALA | Saturday 12th December at 13:00

Billy Bob Buttons, author of The Gullfoss legends and the exciting Tor trilogy will do a signing with us on Saturday the 12th – don’t miss!

» Billy Bob Buttons' titles in the webshop

Christmas Storytelling for Children

Christmas Storytelling

UPPSALA | Saturday 12th December at 11:00

Welcome to an extra Christmas themed storytelling in the Uppsala shop – with a brand new reader! We’re very happy to introduce Luci, all the way from Australia.

No need to book a seat, just show up and join the fun! Bring your kids and their friends.

Books of the month for December

General Fiction: Lily King – Euphoria

British Crime: Karen Perry – Only We Know

Tough Crime: Paul Doiron – Poacher's Son

Science Fiction: Linda Nagata – The Red: First Light

Fantasy: Susan Murray – The Waterborne Blade

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Jonathan Wood – Yesterday's Hero

Classic of the Month: Jerome K. Jerome – Three Men in a Boat

Teen reading: Nicola Yoon – Everything, Everything

Lily King – EuphoriaKaren Perry – Only We KnowPaul Doiron – Poacher's SonLinda Nagata – The Red: First LightSusan Murray – The Waterborne BladeJonathan Wood – Yesterday's HeroJerome K. Jerome – Three Men in a BoatNicola Yoon – Everything, Everything

Storytelling for Children, 28th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pony can go to the beach. And take her friends too.
But an elephant is not allowed on the bus.

Exploring recreation and regulation in the last story time of 2015.
Eleven o’clock, on Saturday 28th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

Noni the Pony goes to the beach by Alison Lester

You can’t take an Elephant on the Bus by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman

Noni the Pony goes to the beach by Alison Lester You can’t take an Elephant on the Bus by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman

Dr Who Adventure Trail

Doctor Who Adventure Trail

UPPSALA | Sunday 22nd Nov at 14:00

Fun, running and saving the planet (and remember – don’t blink, there might be monsters). The afternoon begins with a mission to save the day, and a walk about town, and we finish with a traditional tea, talk and quiz.

Time: Sunday 22 November 14:00 (tea at 16:30)
Place: The English Bookshop, Uppsala
Cost 60 kr, get your ticket today!
Reason: We’ll have a blast!

Limited number of participants – get your ticket today!

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

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

The English Bookshop celebrates 20 years

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Wednesday 18th November

20 years - 20 percent off everythingSince The Uppsala English Bookshop first opened up its doors to the public that November day in 1995, a lot has happened: bigger (and bigger!) venue, a second shop opened in Stockholm, several reading groups and ­becoming a natural part of daily life in Uppsala.

On Wednesday 18th November we kick off the celebrations with 20% off everything and extra late opening hours with anniversary parties in both the Uppsala and Stockholm shops. Drop in at any time after six to mingle, enjoy snacks, drinks, and extra festivities.

The anniversary 20% discount is valid all day Wednesday in Stockholm, and all week until Sunday in the Uppsala shop.

The anniversary celebrations continue all week in Uppsala with: 
Tea and cake daily! • Goodie bags! • Surprises! • Quizzes! • Fabulous prizes! • Special offers!

Come and help us make our 20th anniversary an event to remember!

Storytelling for Children, 14th November at The English Bookshop in Uppsala

A pig in school and a dinosaur in the bath-tub?
Stories of disorder to enjoy at eleven o’clock, on Saturday 14th November at the English Bookshop in Uppsala.

There’s a dinosaur in my bathtub by Catalina Echeverri Rufus goes to School by Kim T Griswell

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 26 Nov 09:00
Breakfast Talk: Ann-Marie Vinde on Emily Dickinson
(tickets for sale in the Stockholm bookshop)

What could be better than poetry and breakfast on a cold November morning?

Poetry Afternoon Tea

Poetry Afternoon Tea

UPPSALA | Poetry Afternoon Tea, Sun 15 th Nov 16:30 (ticketed)

Knowing that the only thing to beat tea and sympathy is tea and poetry, we give you: Poetry Afternoon Tea!

New Fiction 20170103

Lucy Dillon
All I Ever Wanted
Paperback
Keith Stuart
A Boy Made of Blocks
Paperback
Chinelo Okparanta
Under the Udala Trees
Paperback

New Art 20161117

Where's Banksy?: Banksy's Greatest Works in Context
Hardback
Chuck Palahniuk
Bait: Off-Color Stories for You to Color
Hardback
Diana Gabaldon
Outlander Colouring Book
Trade Paperback

New Non-Fiction 20161117

Marra, Peter , Santella, Chris
Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer
Hardback
Ron Chernow
The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of A Remarkable Jewish Family
Trade Paperback
Wieland, Karin , Frisch, Shelley
Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives
Trade Paperback

New Fiction 20161117

Ethan Canin
ADoubter's Almanac
Paperback
Ann Hood
The Book That Matters Most
Hardback
Jonatham Lethem
A Gambler's Anatomy
Hardback

New Mystery/Thriller 20161107

Kellerman, Jesse , Kellerman, Jonathan
The Golem of Paris (Jacob Lev #2)
Paperback
Amy S. Foster
Uprising (The Rift)
Trade Paperback
Hideo Yokoyama
Six Four
Paperback

New Fiction 20161107

Guillermo Erades
Back to Moscow
Paperback
Karan Mahajan
The Association of Small Bombs
Paperback
Stef Penney
Under a Pole Star
Trade Paperback

New SF/Fantasy/Horror 20161107

David Weber
Shadow of Victory (Honor Harrington #14)
Hardback
Ellen Kushner
The Fall of the Kings
Paperback
Cherie Priest
The Family Plot
Hardback

New Humor 20161107

(Blyton), (Enid) , Vincent, Bruno
Five Go On a Strategy Away Day
Hardback
(Blyton), (Enid) , Vincent, Bruno
Five On Brexit Island
Hardback
Katz, Nora , Josepheson, Wilson , Poskanzer, Jill
Literary Starbucks: Fresh-Brewed, Half-Caf, No-Whip Bookish Humor
Hardback

New Language/Literature 20161004

Matt Sewell
A Charm of Goldfinches & Other Collective Nouns
Hardback
Erin Moore
That's Not English
Paperback
Ella Frances Sanders
Speaking in Tongues: Curious Expressions From Around the World
Hardback

New Fiction 20161029

Cecelia Ahern
Lyrebird
Trade Paperback
Nell Zink
Nicotine
Hardback
Margaret Drabble
The Dark Flood Rises
Trade Paperback
T. C. Boyle
Terranauts
Hardback
Stephen King
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams: Stories
Paperback

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