Meet Justin Baldoni – outdoor event June 28th

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Meet Justin Baldoni  **EVENT FULL**

UPPSALA | Monday 28th June at 19:00. Free, but ticketed!

**THE LOCAL EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED, but you are welcome to order signed books and join the livestream!


ORDER SIGNED BOOKS
» ORDER SIGNED BOOK (for delivery or pick-up) here
Hardback 350:-

LIVESTREAM: Join the livestream on facebook and youtube (fingers crossed for stabile outdoor wifi...)
» WATCH on Facebook
» WATCH on Youtube


MEET JUSTIN BALDONI, actor (best known for playing ­Rafael on Jane the Virgin), director, producer, entrepreneur and changemaker. Justin is the creator of the Man Enough podcast and videos – the dinner conversation series which dives into traditional masculinity.

Joining us in Uppsala to talk about his brand new book Man Enough – Undefining My Masculinity, in conversation with our Veronica Granlund from the bookshop.

» Visit Justin on instagram @justinbaldoni

Midsummer Shop Hours 2021

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Happy Midsummer

UPPSALA & STOCKHOLM | Midsummer Weekend 2021

Happy Midsummer to readers everywhere! We’re taking Midsummer’s Eve & Day off (Fri 25th-Sat 26th June), for rest, relaxation and reading. The shops are open as usual on Thursday and Sunday.

Happy Midsummer & Happy Reads!

Webinar ”Monotasking” with Staffan Nöteberg

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Webinar ”Monotasking” with Staffan Nöteberg

ONLINE | Tuesday 8th June at 19:00. Free!

You have an awful lot of tasks you need to complete today. You want to tell everyone to leave you alone. At the end of the day, you wonder where the day went. You worked hard, you are nowhere near getting everything done. Try something new tomorrow!

Join us for a free online webinar and presentation by Staffan Nöteberg, an agile coach, author of the brand new book Monotasking and also The Pomodoro Technique Illustrated, and a professional football coach. In his books, he gives us research condensed into handy tips that works for all of us – in real life!

Start checking off that to-do list with Monotasking! 

» Sign up today and order your book copy 

» Visit Staffan’s website at www.staffannoteberg.com

» Follow Staffan on twitter @staffannoteberg

Hello World – Online Philosophy reading group

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Online Philosophy reading group

ONLINE | Thursday 17th June at 19:00

Join this special theme online philosophy reading group to discuss Hello World by Hannah Fry (mathematician, science presenter & all-round badass).

Discover how we’ve slowly handed over control to computers – how algorithms and AI are hiding behind almost every aspect of our lives – and what that means for our society. Join the online discussion led from Norfolk by Madeleine Hyde, philosophy postdoc researcher at University of Stockholm.

Book (in stock) 180:- + reading group fee 60:-. Limited number of online participants, book your spot with the bookshop today!

» Read more in this facebook event (feel free to share!)

Meet Victoria Aveyard – online author event

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Meet Victoria Aveyard – online author event

ONLINE | Thursday 3rd June at 19:00. Free

”Save the world or end it.” Victoria Aveyard, the bestselling author of the Red Queen series, returns with her new book Realm Breaker – the first book in a new fantasy series. When the heroes have fallen, who will take up the sword?

Join us online for a talk about writing books and building worlds, in conversation with culture writer Johanna ­Lundin. The conversation will be in English.

Watch the replay on facebook and youtube::
» on our youtube channel
» on the Uppsala shop’s facebook page

» Visit Victoria’s website www.victoriaaveyard.com

Visit Victoria on the socials: facebook | instagram | twitter

This author event is in partnership with Bibliotek Uppsala

Meet Ann Cleeves – online author event

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Meet Ann Cleeves – online author event Monday 17th May

ONLINE | Monday 17th May at 19:00 Free

Ann Cleeves – one of the UK’s leading crime writers and creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope and Jimmy Perez – returns to the smash-hit Vera Stanhope series with The Darkest Evening, a classic country house mystery with a contemporary twist.

Meet Ann in this online event, in conversation about writing crime with fellow Swedish crime-writer Thomas Kanger (nominated for the Guldspaden award for investigative journalism) and presenting the 9th Vera Stanhope novel – The Darkest Evening.

Watch the replay on facebook and youtube:
» watch on facebook
» watch on youtube

This author event is in partnership with Bibliotek Uppsala

Meet David Levithan – online author event

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Online author event Wed 12 May – David Levithan

ONLINE | Wednesday 12th May at 19:00 Free

In his latest novel”The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother)” – David Levithan takes young readers on a twisting journey through truth, reality, and fantasy and belief.

Join us online for a talk about his books and writing, live from New York, in conversation with culture writer Johanna ­Lundin. Conversation in English.

Catch the replay here: 
» watch on facebook
» watch on youtube

This author event is in partnership with Bibliotek Uppsala

”Homegrown Hate” – author talk with Sara Kamali

”Homegrown Hate” – online author event with Sara Kamali

ONLINE | Wednesday 5th May at 19:00 Free

Who are the American citizens – White nationalists and ­militant Islamists – perpetrating acts of terrorism against their own country? What are their grievances and why do they hate? How can this trans­national peril be effectively addressed?

To better understand current events and threats, Sara Kamali outlines in her book Homegrown Hate the organizations and beliefs of domestic terrorists in the US and how to counter their attacks on democracy.

Meet author Sara Kamali online on May 5th in conversation with journalist Leonidas Aretakis to discuss these issues. Order personally signed books at the event.

Read more – live stream links & signed books orders:

Meet Mackenzi Lee – online author event

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Online author event – Mackenzi Lee

ONLINE | Thursday 15th April 19:00 Free!

Mackenzi Lee is the international best-selling author of This Monstrous Thing, the Montague Siblings and the Loki series.

Join us online on Thursday 15th April at 19.00 for a talk about her books and writing, live from Salt Lake City, in conversation with culture writer Johanna Lundin. The conversation will be in English.

Live on facebook and youtube:
» watch on facebook
» watch on youtube

» Order personally signed books by Mackenzi Lee

Click READ MORE for more information

Easter Signed Book Contest 2021

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Easter Signed Book Contest 2021

The World | Easter 2021

A BOOKSHOP EASTER EGG! Enter our Easter Signed Book Contest – answer the online quiz and you have a chance to win one of these 13 fabulous books, all signed by the author. (No April’s Fool joke!)

The contest is open from Maundy Thursday 1st April at 09.00 and closes on Easter Monday 5th April 2021 at 23.59.

The contest is now closed.

Books of the Month – February 2024

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
A Spell of Good Things
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the reading group

Leo Tolstoy
The Cossacks
Hardback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Nancy Peach
The Mother of All Problems
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Catherine Kirwan
A Lesson in Malice
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Daniel Weizmann
The Last Songbird
Paperback

Noir of the month

M.D. Lachlan
Celestial
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the reading group

Hannah Kaner
Godkiller
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

Cassandra Khaw
Nothing But Blackened Teeth
Paperback

Horror of the month

Jesse Q. Sutanto
Didn’t See That Coming
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Eloghosa Osunde
Vagabonds!
Paperback

Queer book of the month

*Join the reading group

Kirsty Sedgman
On Being Unreasonable
Paperback

– Why Being Bad Can Be a Force for Good

Non-Fiction of the Month

Books of the Month – January 2024

Jonathan Carroll
Mr Breakfast
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

*Join the reading group

Alice Walker
The Color Purple
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Linda Corbett
What Would Jane Austen Do?
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Tim Sullivan
The Monk
Paperback

Mystery of the month

*Join the Crime reading group

Robbie Morrison
Edge of the Grave
Paperback

Noir of the month

Aliette de Bodard
The Red Scholar’s Wake
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

*Join the reading group

Josiah Bancroft
The Hexologists
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

*Join the reading group

C. J. Cooke
The Ghost Woods
Paperback

Horror of the month

Danielle Jawando
When our Worlds Collided
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Ryan Love
Arthur and Teddy Are Coming Out
Paperback

Queer book of the month

*Join the reading group

Lea Ypi
Free: Coming of Age at the End of History
Paperback

Non-Fiction of the Month

Books of the Month – December 2023

Shelby Van Pelt
Remarkably Bright Creatures
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Kathleen Farrell
Mistletoe Malice
Paperback

Classic of the month

*Join the reading group

Bella Osborne
The Perfect Christmas Village
Paperback

Feel-Good of the month

Celia Fremlin
The Long Shadow
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Natalie Marlow
Needless Alley
Paperback

Noir of the month

Edward Ashton
Mickey7
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Terry Pratchett
Hogfather
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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John Langan
Fisherman
Paperback

Horror of the month

Kit Heyam
Before We Were Trans
Paperback

– A New History of Gender

Queer book of the month

*Join the reading group

Katherine Rundell
The Golden Mole
Paperback

– And Other Living Treasure

Non-Fiction of the month