Meet special guest storyteller ALEX ENGLISH Saturday 24th January 11am

yuck said the yakMeet special guest storyteller Alex English who will be reading her story Yuck! Said the Yak 

Saturday 24th January at 11am – 11.30am

This is a free event but space is limited so we recommend you book your place in advance. Suitable for ages 7 and under

Book a seat by clicking here – it’s free :)

Meet The Authors: Murder & Martinis with S J Watson & Paula Hawkins Tuesday 24th March 7.01pm SOLD OUT

Second Life by SJ WatsonAll aboard the 19.01 from Dulwich Books for an evening of Murder and Martinis when we host S J Watson and Paula Hawkins on Tuesday 24th March at 7pm.

We will being with a civilised cocktail, before sitting down to hear  SJ and Paula chat about their books. We’ll finish with a Q&A before resuming the Martini drinking and having some food. Tickets are £10. SOLD OUT

SJ Watson is the author of the bestselling Before I Go To Sleep and his new thriller, Second Life, is another classic page turner. Click here to read Sheila’s review.

Girl on a TrainPaula Hawkins is destined to be the next Gillian Flynn with her debut thriller The Girl on the Train. You’ve all travelled on a train, looked out the window and wondered, what goes on in the houses… Paula Hawkins sees murder!  Click here to read Sheila’s review.

Tickets are £10 which includes Martinis, a goodie bag of books, and nibbles.

Meet The Authors: Thrillers, Tarts & Tanqueray Wednesday 21st January 7pm SOLD OUT

Thrillers and DrinksDulwich Books invites you to meet three up and coming thriller writers who are destined to be the next Gillian Flynns. Tickets are £10 and include a goodie bag of books, a selection of tarts (of the edible variety) and Tanqueray gin.

Christobel Kent, author of The Crooked House is a chilling and unnerving read, a literary and psychological thriller of the highest quality. See my review of The Crooked House.
Colette McBeth is author of The Life I left Behind, a thriller where the murder has already taken place.  It takes skill to write a story where the murder takes place off stage and for the reader to be gripped and McBeth achieves this with aplomb. This is a crime novel that does not disappoint. See my review of The Life I Left Behind.
Rebecca Whitney is author of The Liar’s Chair, a stunning debut thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the final page has been turned. See my review of The Liar’s Chair.

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Dulwich Books Winner Best Independent Bookshop UK & Ireland

Bookseller Industry Awards!

Sheila Collecting BA Award
Sheila collecting the award for best independent bookshop in UK & Ireland 2014

Dulwich Books wins national award! Dulwich Books was voted the best independent in the UK & Ireland on 12th May by industry colleagues.

The judges said “combining the traditional virtues of bookselling with thoroughly modern marketing & digital actiPrintvity”, “vastly experienced staff”, “offering superb customer service”, “a packed calender of events”, “eye-catching 21% leap in sales”, “the energy is amazing” and that Dulwich Books was a destination bookshop

The award was presented by Alan Johnson at the industry dinner of nearly 1,000 people and a good night was had by all!
It just leaves me to say a huge thank you to all our customers for their loyalty, support and advice over the years. We are very proud of what we have achieved and you make it a very enjoyable job.

It is a thrill to be rewarded for doing our job. Sheila


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