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Author signing: Ann Leckie, Kameron Hurley, Katherine Arden

Sci-Fi Fantasy Author Signing

UPPSALA | Friday 26th May at 16:00

We are proud to welcome authors from Kontur 2017, this year’s national SF and Fantasy convention that is held in Uppsala!

Meet and greet and get your books signed by:
Ann Leckie, author of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning series Imperial Radch.
Kameron Hurley, author of The Stars are Legion, The Geek Feminist Revolution, and many more.
Katherine Arden, author of The Bear and the Nightingale.

Shop Hours for Ascension Day

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Shop Hours Ascension Day

Thursday 25th May (Ascension Day) they shops are open like on a Sunday: 
Uppsala 12–15
Stockholm 12–16

Welcome in to stock up on Summer reading!

Nordic Noir Talk: Meet Viveca Sten


Meet Viveca Sten – Nordic Noir Talks

STOCKHOLM | Tuesday 30th may at 18:30

The Sandhamn Murders series makes us wonder: What secrets can an idyllic island hide…

The enormously popular series by Viveca Sten has been made into a successful TV miniseries that has been broadcast around the world and more than 4 million copies of her books have been sold. The third book in the series, Guiltless, is to be published just before the talk.

Meet Viveca on Tuesday 30th May at 18:30 in the Stockholm shop on Södermannagatan 22.

Advance tickets (60:- incl. refreshments) are available online at www.billetto.se/nordic-noir-sten or at the Stockholm bookshop

Visit Viveca Sten's website at www.vivecasten.com

Read all about the Nordic Noir Talk series at www.bookshop.se/nordicnoir
Next up in the series are Anita Shenoi & Gabriella Ullberg Westin on June 15th.

The Sandhamn Murders in English

Release Party for Wonderful Feels Like This

Release party with Sara Lövestam in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM | Thursday 18th May at 18:30. Free!

What can a bullied teenager learn from an old man spending his days in a retirement home? For example, she’ll learn that it ain’t got a thing, if it ain’t got that swing…

Join us in the Stockholm bookshop to celebrate the English release of the novel Wonderful Feels Like This with author Sara Lövestam.

Wonderful Feels Like This is a compelling feel-good crossover novel celebrating being a little bit odd, finding your people, and the power of music to connect us.

Think The Elegance of the Hedgehog meets The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

» Read more on the facebook event page (share&like)

Storytime in Uppsala - Change of dates!

Storytelling for Children in Uppsala – Saturday 20th May

UPPSALA | Saturday 20th May at 11:00

CHANGE OF DATE! Storytelling for Children in the Uppsala shop will be on May 20th (instead of on the 13th). 

What happens when things are not quite what they seem and people says things they don't really mean?

Come to storytelling on Saturday 20th May in Uppsala and hear some stories about trickers who get a taste of their own medicine!

We’re the Shop of the Year 2017!

Celebrating the Shop of the Year Award

The English Bookshop in Uppsala was awarded the Årets Handel 2017 award (Shop of the Year) at an awards ceremony at Uppsala Castle last night!

Wow. What a great night and wonderful morning.
Thank you, everyone, for your kindness and love.
We wouldn't be here without you!

– Jan, Christer & Fantabulous Crew – custodians of the 2017 Uppsala Shop of the Year Award!

Video interview at the award ceremony at Uppsala Castle

In the media:

» Videointervju UNT: De vann årets handel
» Svensk Bokhandel: Bokhandel vinner pris
» Uppgång/Näringsliv i Uppland: Galans alla vinnare

Books of the Month – May 2017

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan - Harmless Like YouVirginia Woolf - OrlandoKate Ellis - A High Mortality of DovesChristopher Charles - The ExiledRenée Ahdieh - The Wrath and the DawnKameron Hurley - The Stars are LegionTim Powers - Medusa’s WebAngie Thomas - The Hate U GiveHisham Matar - The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In BetweenRebecca Schiff - The Bed Moved

Plenty of interesting titles in our picks for May!

General Fiction: Rowan Hisayo Buchanan – Harmless Like You 

Classic: Virginia Woolf – Orlando

British Crime: Kate Ellis – A High Mortality of Doves

Tough Crime: Christopher Charles – The Exiled

Fantasy: Renée Ahdieh – The Wrath and the Dawn

Science Fiction: Kameron – The Stars are Legion

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy: Tim Powers – Medusa’s Web

Teen reading: Angie Thomas – The Hate U Give

Non-Fiction: Hisham Matar – The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

Short Story Collection: Rebecca Schiff – The Bed Moved

Click Read more to... eh, read more in the title presentations.

Breakfast Talk with Yuri Herrera

Breakfast Talk with Yuri Herrera

STOCKHOLM | Friday 12th May at 10:00

Meet Mexican author Yuri Herrera, author of the critically acclaimed Signs Preceding the End of the World, The Transmigration of Bodies and the just released Kingdom Cons.

Advance tickets 60:- (includes coffee/tea and a light breakfast) are available at the Stockholm bookshop or online at Billetto www.billetto.se/195035

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Walpurgis Weekend Shop Hours

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Walpurgis Weekend Shop Hours

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Walpurgis 2017

For the Walpurgis weekend the shops are open:

Saturday 29th April:
Uppsala 10–17, Stockholm 11–16

Sunday 30th April – Walpurgis:
Uppsala 10–14, Stockholm 12–16

Monday 1st May – First of May:
Uppsala 12–15, Stockholm 12–16

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