Our Thursday and Saturday storytime will be taking a break during August, although if Annie is here just say ‘I’d like to hear a story, please’ and she will be happy to oblige!
Storytime returns with a bang in September with not one, not two but THREE guest author storytellers!
We look forward to welcoming Yuval Zommer author of The Big Blue Thing on the Hill on Saturday 6th September at 11am. Perfect for all readers of 6 and under, don’t miss this exciting event. Reserve your free seat online, or via email: email@example.com or via telephone: 020 8670 1920.
On Thursday 11th September we host Anna Bogie author of Happy Hooves, Ta Dah! in the bookshop at 11am. Reserve your free seat online, or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone: 020 8670 1920.
On Saturday 13th September we host Loretta d’Souza author of Talk to the Paw to read from her picture book. Ideal for any under 6 book lover we advise you to reserve your free seat online, or via email: email@example.com or via telephone: 020 8670 1920.
Plus there will be all those lovely new Autumn picture books to test run!
Join us on Tuesday 16th September at 7pm and hear Nickolas Butler talk about his fantastic debut novel Shotgun Lovesongs.
Tickets are bookable online, in the bookshop, via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 020 8670 1920.
Why come to this event? This will be Nickolas’s only talk in London and it will be a treat to hear him talk about his novel which is one of the major debuts of 2014.
Chloe read an advance copy of Shotgun Lovesongs and this is what she has to say “I fell in love with the title of this book, and fell even deeper in love with it from page 1. It’s quiet, achingly sweet and melancholy and I was heartbroken when I finished it”
Join the pre publication buzz on the latest Picador fiction titles of 2014 and come along to our first Meet The Authors event we are hosting on Thursday 2nd October. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.
In partnership with Picador publishers we are hosting a party in the bookshop to introduce you to these new authors. You’ll have a chance to meet and hear authors, Jessie Burton, Rebecca Wait and Emily St J Mandel.
Chloe and Dave have read these books and loved them and we know that you’ll love them too!
Doors will open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
Jessie’s book, The Miniaturist has been published to critically acclaims and is a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth. As a South London girl we are delighted to be hosting her event.
Rebecca Wait is another South Londoner and her book, The View On The Way Down is a brilliant novel that leaves you contemplating many things.
Emily St J Mandel first novel to be published in the UK is Station Eleven and is due for publication on Thursday 29th September and is already receiving rave reviews.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT, however we will be hosting another Meet the Author event soon and if you don’t want to miss out, sign up for our “meet the author” series and be the first to hear about the. Send us your email address to email@example.com with subject line Meet the Author.
Tracy Chevalier will give an illustrated talk on Tuesday 7th October in The Linbury Room of Dulwich Picture Gallery about the influence of quilts on her work, both in her most recent novel The Last Runaway, and in a quilt art show she has curated for Danson House in near-by Bexleyheath. Called Things We Do in Bed, the exhibition runs until October 31st.
For those of you who don’t know Tracy she says of herself. I was born in Washington, DC but have lived in England all my adult life, and now have dual citizenship (but kept the American accent). I have a BA in English from Oberlin College, Ohio, and an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. I live in London with my English husband and son. Before turning to writing full-time, I was a reference book editor for several years. I have written 7 novels including Girl with a Pearl Earring.
Tickets are £12 for non members & £10 for DPG members and includes a copy of The Last Runaway.
TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE AFTER 22ND AUGUST DIRECT FROM THE DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY
We invite you to celebrate bookshops on the high street on Saturday 11th October between 11am & 3pm. For the first 100 customers (yup buying books) you’ll receive a free Books Are My Bag designed this year by Tracy Emin along with two random books from the bookshop’s private library.
What more could you want we ask, well we also will have Laura Dockrill in the bookshop between 11am and 12 to chat with customers, read her poetry and share with her the picture book that influenced her as a child.
Dulwich Books & Suzanne James are delighted to bring to Dulwich Diana Henry. On Monday 24th November at 7.30pm in the wonderful kitchen of Suzanne James on Barry Road. Diana will talk about and demonstrate her latest recipes and share with you her thought on food and cooking.
Don’t miss this great event with two of the local award winning businesses.
Diana Henry was named Cookery Writer of the Year in 2013’s prestigious Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards. She has also twice been awarded ‘Cookery Journalist of the Year’ by the Guild of Food Writers. She is the Sunday Telegraph’s food writer and has a column in Stella, the newspaper’s magazine. Diana has written eight books including Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons, Cook Simple, Roast Figs, Sugar Snow, Food from Plenty and Salt, Sugar, Smoke. Her latest, A Change of Appetite, was published in March 2014.
Tickets are bookable online, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone on 020 8670 1920 or pop into the bookshop.