A short presentation in English

About us

Mingus is a book and record shop located in the northern Swedish town Umeå. We sell new and old books and records with focus on fiction and politics. The record department contains most genres, with focus on jazz, folk and world music.

How to reach us?

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us! We’re happy to answer any questions regarding the books and the records (condition etc.) and also anything that has to do with ordering and payment. The e-mail address is , you are also welcome to phone us at + 46 90 14 58 66.

How to order

For non-swedish speaking customers, the easiest way to order is simply to send us an e-mail, and tell us what you want to buy, your address and contact information etc. But of course, international buyers can also use the ordinary shopping cart (“kundvagn”).


We ship worldwide. For books and records, the shipping cost depends on the weight. Please contact us for the exact shipping cost to your specific country.


The listed prices on this webpage are in Swedish Kronor (SEK). 1€ = ca 9 SEK, 1$ = ca 7 SEK. (03/07) For all currencies and up to date exchange rates please visit this link.
All international buyers (that includes Scandinavia) must pay in advance.
We accept paypal, which is the easiest way to pay, if you’ve got a credit card (like for example VISA). When you have placed your order, or sent us an email telling us which titles you want to buy, we’ll send you an email in return, stating how much the total price including shipping will be and you just send the money to mingus@mingusbok.se. It’s dead easy!

Otherwise, you can pay by transferring money to Mingus IBAN-acount:
SE70 8000 0000 0795 0147 5697.
Swiftcode: SWEDSESS