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English literature on our doorstep

We live in Östgötagatan in Södermalm and the English Bookshop is right on our doorstep. We visit it... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Paul189852
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Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
Loved this

Wish I'd had more time to explore, and more room in my suitcase. Lots of travel/local books about... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Elizabeth B
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New York City, New York
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5 Nov 2016
“English literature on our doorstep ”
22 Jun 2016
“Loved this”
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The English Bookshop is an exclusively English language bookshop, here you also find Scandinavian literature in english. Our lovely bookshop in Stockholm SOFO, Sodermannagatan 22, is jampacked with exciting books, relaxing chairs and a dedicated...more
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22 Soedermannagatan, Stockholm 116 23, Sweden
SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We live in Östgötagatan in Södermalm and the English Bookshop is right on our doorstep. We visit it regularly and are always made welcome by the staff there. We enjoy the fairly regular visits by visiting authors and discussion groups. Being English, it is so...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Wish I'd had more time to explore, and more room in my suitcase. Lots of travel/local books about Stockholm and Scandinavia, kids books, cookbooks, and just general English-language books but seems like they're all handpicked.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Came in the afternoon to pick up some Nordic Lit. The bookstore is quaint an easy to navigate. The bookseller was very friendly and knowledgable and recommended all of her favorite authors from the region. They have a large selection of Nordic Lit. as well...More

Thank kevin a
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The English Bookshop is my personal favorite in Stockholm. Since they have moved to Södermalm, their collection of English books has even grown in comparison with their previous location in Gamla Stan. In addition, an excellent selection of non-fiction books and books from Swedish/Scandinavian authors...More

Thank BramvdH1
Reviewed 24 September 2015

If you are English, or English speaking, and enjoy English literature, this is THE place to go to. Situated in the heart of Sodermalm, here are thousands hundreds of books available, all very neatly catalogued and shelved. Julia, Tiffany, Rebecka and all staff at the...More

Thank Paul189852
Reviewed 23 September 2015

For all lovers of Scifi, Fantasy and new hot selling titles in English, this is the place to come. I love to visit the English Bookshop. If you're looking for a place where you can find or order your English books, this is the place...More

Thank kenth n
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It turns out I didn't bring enough books with me on holiday! This is an impressive bookshop. It's worth a visit just for the Nordic crime section.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 June 2015

After getting lost a few times I stumbled into this book shop. The staff were very nice and friendly. While the shop is small, it had a decent selection of fiction but very few items on Stockholm in English. I was very close to closing...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Great service and a good selektion of books for English readers/ book nerds like my daughter...... :)

Thank Mokkus
Reviewed 12 June 2015

A great range of books including lots of local books/Scandinavian in English titles. The lady who served me was really helpful and you can sit and read a bit as well.

Thank travellingbluebell
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SoFo & Medborgarplatsen
Throughout the last decades these neighborhoods
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coffee shops and innovative gastropub concepts.
Despite their extreme transformation, SoFo (South of
Folkungagatan) & Medborgarplatsen managed to hold on
to their residential charm and quietness and became
...More
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