We’re opening a new bookshop in Göteborg!

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We’re opening a shop in Göteborg!

THIS JUST IN! We’re ecstatically excited to finally reveal – we’re opening a bookshop in Göteborg! Come September, our third bookshop will open its doors on Kungsgatan 19 in central Göteborg.

Read more here: www.bookshop.se/goteborg

Sign up for the newsletter on the page, follow the facebook page for the Göteborg shop – and do tell all your friends on the west coast!

Support Ukrainian publisher Vivat and their employees

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Support Ukrainian publisher Vivat and their employees

The Ukrainian publisher Vivat is based in Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine – a city heavily affected by the current war. They need our help.

All the money from their current activities are used to support their employees who have been forced to leave their homes, as well as to print books that are so necessary and important for culture and society, even in times of war.

Help us help our Ukrainian friends. We are donating the proceeds of our sidewalk sales to Vivat, and you can help by swishing funds to us marked ”Ukraina Vivat” and we will pass them on. Send your contribution to our Swish number 123 038 70 01. Thanks for your support!

Click Read more for a Swish QR code and to read more about the publishing house and the situation in Ukraine.

Anders Fager & Yukiko Duke – a conversation on horror

Anders Fager and Yukiko Duke in conversation

STOCKHOLM | Friday 20th May at 18:00. Free.

Come and meet Anders Fager & Yukiko Duke and listen to them discussing their dark past. You will hear the truth about the Mummy of Sätra, the truth about genre literature in Sweden and how ­Anders Fager’s ­graphic novel The Crows is doing in the USA.

And Yukiko will explain to Anders why he never will become ­a national treasure…

Book signing at the event – bring your books or buy at the bookshop.

Friday 20th May at 18:00. Free event!
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The event is part of Stockholms bokhelg.

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Author talk: ”In Every Mirror She’s Black” – Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström

”In Every Mirror She’s Black” – Lola Akinmade Åkerström

STOCKHOLM | Saturday 21st May at 17:00. Free.

Meet Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström, award-winning author, speaker, and photographer. Nigerian-American, based in Stockholm.

In a conversation about being a Black woman in Sweden with Palmira Koukkari Mbenga, journalist and ­producer for Dagens Nyheter’s podcast Studio DN.

An arresting debut novel for anyone looking for insight into what it means to be a Black woman in the world.

Book signing at the event – bring your books or buy at the bookshop.

Saturday 21st May at 17:00. Free event!
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The event is part of Stockholms bokhelg.

Author visit & book release ”The Sky Over Rebecca” by Matthew Fox

The Sky Over Rebecca – Book release & author visit

STOCKHOLM | Saturday 7th May at 17.00. Free event!

Join the book release celebrations in the Stockholm bookshop together with author Matthew Fox!

The Sky Over Rebecca is a new fantasy novel for readers age 10 and up, set in Stockholm in the deep midwinter. Winner of the Bath Children’s Novel Award!

Reading! Book signing! Celebration & refreshments!
Saturday 7th May at 17.00 in the Stockholm bookshop
Free event – bring a friend.

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Talk by Emma Clery ”Jane Austen and the regency scandal”

Talk ”Jane Austen and the regency scandal” by Emma Clery

UPPSALA | Thursday 12th May at 19.00. Ticketed.

** Event fully booked! Contact the bookshop for the waiting list. **

Emma Clery, professor of English Literature at Uppsala University, talks about Jane Austen, her life, and the regency period.

What were the social and economic realities for Austen’s heroines, and what makes her books so popular today – more than 200 years after they were written?

Thursday 12th May at 19:00
Tickets 60:- Tea & yummy cake included.

Event is now fully booked – drop by the shop or email uppsala@bookshop.se to sign up for the waiting list.

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Author talk: Neil Price on ”The Children of Ash & Elm – A History of the Vikings”

Talk by Neil Price on the history of the vikings

UPPSALA | Thursday 21st April at 19:00

Join author Neil Price and hear him talk about the history of the Norse people, their journeys and their spirit world and his wonderful book The Children of Ash & Elm – A History of the Vikings.

Welcome to a truly historic evening at the bookshop!

Thursday 21st April at 19:00.
Tickets 60:-.
Book your ticket today – drop by the bookshop or email uppsala@bookshop.se
(any remaining tickets at the door)

Easter Shop Hours 2022


Happy Easter! Enjoy Easter, read a book.

Our shops are open all of Easter weekend – welcome in to stock up on ”påskekrim” (Easter Crime) and other eggciting reads!

The UPPSALA bookshop
Good Friday 15th April: 12–16
Saturday Easter Eve 16th: 10–16
Sunday Easter Day 17th: 12–16
Easter Monday 18th: 12–16

The STOCKHOLM bookshop
Good Friday 15th April: 12–16
Saturday Easter Eve 16th: 11–16
Sunday Easter Day 17th: 12–16
Easter Monday 18th: 12–16

Musical AW & live concert with the band Us

Musical AW in the Stockholm bookshop

STOCKHOLM | Friday 25 March from 18.00

Wind down and unplug after a busy week with a musical After-Work in the Stockholm bookshop.

Live acoustic music by the band Us!

Tickets 60:- at the door. Refreshments included.

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World Poetry Day 2022 in Uppsala

World Poetry Day in Uppsala

UPPSALA | Monday 21 March 2022 at 19.00

Celebrate World Poetry Day in the Uppsala bookshop together with poets Daniel Kane, Sally Anderson Boström, Elizabeth Clark Wessel and fellow poetry lovers.

Poetry readings! Refreshments!

Monday 21 March at 19:00.
Tickets 60:- at the door. 

UNESCO World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural & linguistic expression and identity. Practised throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace.

Books of the Month – February 2024

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
A Spell of Good Things
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Leo Tolstoy
The Cossacks
Hardback

Classic of the month

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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

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Hannah Kaner
Godkiller
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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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

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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

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Alice Walker
The Color Purple
Paperback

Classic of the month

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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

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Josiah Bancroft
The Hexologists
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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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

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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

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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

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Katherine Rundell
The Golden Mole
Paperback

– And Other Living Treasure

Non-Fiction of the month