Get a signed ”The Song of Achilles”


Signed anniversary copy of ”The Song of Achilles”

You could get a signed copy of ”The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller!

We don’t quite know how this happened, but we managed to get our hands on four(!) copies of the exclusive signed 10th anniversary edition of The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller.

These were sold out in the UK almost two months ago, but somehow we now have four of them.

We know many, many of you would like to buy these and they are real collector’s items of a hugely and deservedly popular book so we thought we’d do something special with them.

The price for one of these beauties is 750:- (SEK) and if you sign up on the form on the link below before midnight on Sunday 3 October (Swedish time), you will be in the raffle of who gets to buy them. Postage costs will be added. We can send it within the EU.

So – would you like to buy one of our four treasures? Sign up below and on Monday we’ll draw the four lucky buyers and let you know. Good luck!

** UPDATE: These lucky names were drawn in the draw (they have been notified):

  • Tove F.
  • Pauline S.
  • Ena A.
  • Oliver F.

» Sign up form is closed

The Bookshop Band Virtual World Tour


The Bookshop Band Virtual World Tour

Thursday 30 Sept at 22:00

The wonderful The Bookshop Band is doing a virtual world concert tour during Wigtown Book Festival – and tonight they’re doing a (virtual) gig in our shops in Uppsala and Stockholm!

» Watch the replay on the band’s facebook page

Wigtown Book Festival online


Wigtown Book Festival online

WIGTOWN, Scotland & ONLINE | Sept 22nd–Oct 4th

We’re delighted that our friends at the Wigtown Book Festival are able to bring audiences back to the festival in town – and excited that many events are also broadcast online so we from across the sea also can take part in the festivities!

WIGTOWN REPLAY! Relive the Wigtown Book Festival 2021 – check out the replays of the online events (while they’re available)!

» Watch on the festival’s youtube channel

» Watch YA events on the dedicated Wigtown YA youtube channel

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Finding Home – signing with author Jason Erwin

Signing ”Finding Home”

STOCKHOLM | Saturday 28th August from 11.00

Finding Home – Arty & Sam’s Desert Adventure is a climate change adventure book for children – a colourful way to introduce your child to climate change and wildlife!

Meet the author Jason Erwin at the Stockholm bookshop this Saturday and get your signed copy of the book.

When their little oasis dries up, Arty and Sam must leave. But, where will they go?

Follow the unlikely companions in their journey through the rolling desert. Pitfalls await as they search for a new home. Will vibrant, new friends help them in time?

The New Nomads – Event with Felix Marquardt

The New Nomads – author event with Felix Marquardt

STOCKHOLM | Friday 27th August at 17:30. Free!

We’re excited to welcome Felix Marquardt to the Stockholm shop on Friday 27th August for a book presentation and signing! Outdoor event in the backyard behind the bookshop (Rain? The event moves inside, limited seating inside – pandemic precautions in place.)

Welcome to listen to him presenting his new book The New Nomads – How the Migration Revolution is Making the World a Better Place.

In conversation with Therese Larsson Hultin, SvD Foreign Affairs Analyst.

What if migrants, rather than the point of contention they have become, were the key to bridging the divide of our polarized politics?

In our collective consciousness, the term ‘migration’ conjures up ­images of hordes of refugees fleeing ‘their’ country, escaping on rafts and coming to invade ‘ours’. And immigration is viewed as a problem to be solved.

We’ve got it all wrong.

Meet Justin Baldoni – outdoor event June 28th


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 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


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


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

» Follow Staffan on twitter @staffannoteberg

Hello World – Online Philosophy reading group


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


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

Visit Victoria on the socials: facebook | instagram | twitter

This author event is in partnership with Bibliotek Uppsala

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