- Guest Storyteller: Tracy Gunaratnam on Saturday 31st January 11am – 11.30am
- Churchill’s Iceman: True Story of Geoffrey Pyke. Talk by Henry Hemming at Dulwich Picture Gallery Tuesday 10th February 7.30pm
- Carcanet Poetry Evening at Dulwich Library Tuesday 10th February 7.30pm
- Meet The Authors: Brooke Davis & Emma Hooper for Road Trips & Rum on Thursday 12th February 7pm
- Quick Reads Panel with Sophie Hannah & Fanny Blake in Canada Water Library Wednesday 25th February 7pm
- Alan Johnson talk at Elmgreen School Tuesday 17th March 7.15pm
- European Book Award Prize Giving Ceremony for Evie Wyld Wednesday 18th March 7pm
- Meet The Authors: Murder & Martini’s Tuesday 24th March 7pm SOLD OUT
- Zoe Williams & Danny Dorling in conversation with Dulwich Festival Friday 8th May (Details to follow).
- West Dulwich Fair Saturday 16th May – Details to follow
- Patrick Gale & Sarah Winman in conversation Thursday 25th June 7.30pm
Disaster! King Lion has lost his voice and cannot read the animals their bedtime story. Luckily Preposterous Rhinoceros wants to give it a go…
This is a free event however space is limited so we recommend you book your place in advance. Suitable for ages 7 and under. Book your place in person at Dulwich Books, 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich, London SE21 8SW, by phone 020 8670 1920 or online.
In 2014 Evie Wyld was award the European Book Award for her novel All The Birds, Singing. The award – whose winners were announced this year at the Frankfurt book festival – recognises the best new and emerging authors in Europe and aims to help their international visibility, in part by facilitating the translation of their works.
More details will follow, please email to join the waiting list.
We will begin 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.
Paula 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.
This event is sold out, please email if you wish to join the waiting list.
In partnership with the Dulwich Festival Guardian columnist and author Zoe Williams will be in conversation with Danny Dorling. Danny is a professor of human geography at Oxford University. He is the author of a number of books including Inequality and the 1%.
Tickets and more information available shortly when the Dulwich Festival launch their programme.
Bookseller Industry Awards!
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 activity”, “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