The Nobel Prize in Literature 2009

 Herta Müller "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed" is awarded with the 2009 The Nobel Prize in Literature.

Winner of The 2009 Man Booker Prize

 

Hilary Mantel wins the 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction with her novel Wolf Hall.

Read more about the prize

Reading groups - The Magicians; Lev Grossman

 Uppsala, Wednesday October 21st, 7 pm.

Stockholm, Wednesday November 4th, 7 pm.

The Magicians, Lev Grossman

Read more about the details and talk to (or email) the book sellers to book your seat.

English Bookshop at the Gothenburg Book Fair!

 

We're off for a few days, the Stockholm shop will be closed Thursday, Friday and Monday, but the Uppsala shop is open as usual.

The third Stieg Larsson book in English on October 1!


pre-book Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (#3), Larsson, Stieg
Stieg Larssons third book, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, will be released October 1st at 10 am at The English Bookshops in Stockholm and Uppsala!

 

Special Hours in the Stockholm shop during the Göteborg Book Fair Week

Monday 21 Sept - closed

Tuesday 22 Sept - closed
Wednesday 23 Sept - 11-18
Thursday 24 Sept - closed
Friday 25 Sept - closed
Saturday 26 Sept - 11-16
Monday 28 Sept - closed

Welcome to visit us at the book fair - Stand no: C04:29
http://bok-bibliotek.se

The English Bookshop in Stockholm Old Town - a new bookshop

The English Bookshop sig hangin over the new bookshop in Stockholm Old Town

[ UPDATE June 8th, 2015: After seven amazing years in Gamla stan/Old Town, we are now in a bigger shop in Södermalm's SoFo district, on Södermannagatan 22. ]

Located in the Stockholm Old Town, at Lilla Nygtan 11, the bookshop carry pretty much the same range in Stockholm as in the Uppsala shop, except for SF & Fantasy.

You will find the same welcoming atmosphere here, as the Uppsala English Bookshop is famous for: an interior jampacked with exciting books, relaxing chairs and a dedicated staff. We already love this new place in the Old Town of Stockholm and hope you will too!

Doris Lessing - The Nobel Prize in Literature 2007

Doris Lessing

With the words "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny", Doris Lessing is awarded.

Doris Lessing in the bookshop

Books of the Month – June 2024

Emily Habeck
Shark Heart
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Pamela Frankau
A Wreath for the Enemy
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Ashley Poston
The Seven Year Slip
Paperback
Alis Hawkins
A Bitter Remedy
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Lou Berney
Dark Ride
Paperback

Noir of the month

Karen Lord
The Blue, Beautiful World
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Caitlin Rozakis
Dreadful
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Christina Henry
The House that Horror Built
Paperback

Horror of the month

Danielle Jawando
If My Words Had Wings
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Nicola Dinan
Bellies
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Monica Potts
The Forgotten Girls
Paperback

– A Memoir of Friendship and Lost Promise in Rural America

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – May 2024

Mirinae Lee
8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Upton Sinclair
The Jungle
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Satoshi Yagisawa
Days at the Morisaki Bookshop
Paperback
John Shen Yen Nee & SJ Rozan
The Murder of Mr Ma
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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E. A. Aymar
When She Left
Paperback

Noir of the month

Ray Nayler
The Mountain in the Sea
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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Genevieve Gornichec
The Weaver and the Witch Queen
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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Nicholas Binge
Ascension
Paperback

Horror of the month

Margaret McDonald
Glasgow Boys
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Danny Ramadan
The Foghorn Echoes
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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Patti McCracken
The Angel Makers
Paperback

The True Story of the Most Astonishing Murder Ring in History

Non-Fiction of the month

Books of the Month – April 2024

Alice Winn
In Memoriam
Paperback

Modern Fiction of the month

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Toni Morrison
Sula
Paperback

Classic of the month

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Beth O’Leary
The Wake-Up Call
Paperback
Stig Abell
Death Under a Little Sky
Paperback

Mystery of the month

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Jahmal Mayfield
Smoke Kings
Paperback

Noir of the month

Grace Curtis
Frontier
Paperback

Sci-Fi of the month

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P. Djèlí Clark
A Master of Djinn
Paperback

Fantasy of the month

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T. Kingfisher
A House With Good Bones
Paperback

Horror of the month

Rachel Greenlaw
Compass and Blade
Paperback

Teen/YA of the month

Négar Djavadi
Disoriental
Paperback

Queer book of the month

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