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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Balancing Acts by Nicholas Hytner

Hardback, £20

This is the inside story of Nicholas Hytner’s twelve years at the helm of Britain’s greatest theatre. It is a story of lunatic failures and spectacular successes such as The History Boys, War Horse and One Man, Two Guvnors; of opening the doors of...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

France

This month we focus on France. With the second round of the French elections on 7th May, and with neither candidate from traditional mainstream parties, we are looking at contemporary French literature with fresh eyes and are delighted to welcome four French writers to...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

Hardback, £20

From the author of global phenomenon The Girl On The Train comes another extraordinary psychological thriller. With the same propulsive writing and acute understanding of human instincts that captivated millions of readers around the world in her explosive debut, Hawkins delivers an urgent, satisfying...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. River Effra: South London’s Secret Spine by Jon Newman
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  2. This Is Memorial Device by David Keenan
  3. The Penguin Lessons by Tom Mitchell
  4. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  5. The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
  6. BBC Proms Guide 2017 by Bloomsbury Publishing
  7. All That Man Is by David Szalay
  8. Tidy by Emily Gravett
  9. The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney
  10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Windfall by Jennifer E Smith

Paperback, £7.99

What if you gave the boy that you love a lottery ticket for his birthday – and he won the jackpot? A tale of friendship, random acts of kindness and wish-fulfilment from the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight. (Suitable...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Glitter by Stella J. Jones

Hardback, £10.99

Gloria’s favourite colour is glitter, and she loves to spread it around. As everyone knows, once glitter gets out of the pot it gets here, there and everywhere… A hilarious glittery story that will strike a chord with many parents, too.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Secret Life of John Drawbridge by Philip Ardagh

Paperback, £6.99

John Drawbridge has moved to Widemoat Castle to learn to become a knight. And there is a lot to learn... It's no wonder that John decides to keep a diary of his time at the …

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OTHER NEWS
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Please Note: Closing at 15.00 this Sunday

Hello dear customers. Please note that we are closing an hour early this Sunday, at 15.00, for our event of new French writing (which you should come to anyway!) Sorry for any inconvenience http://livelit.co.uk/event/new-french-literature-with-alexis-jenni-amanda-devi-and-emmanuelle-pagano/ …

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EVENTS

Love West Dulwich Spring Fair

The annual Love West Dulwich Spring Fair returns on Saturday 20th May. As well as a food market and live entertainment on our doorstep, we’ll be hosting our own celebrations in-store 10am to 3.30pm – It wouldn’t be a Love West Dulwich Fair without...

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New French Literature with Alexis Jenni, Ananda Devi and Emmanuelle Pagano

As part of the Institut Francais’ week long festival of French Literature, Beyond Words, we’ll be joined by three of the most exciting French writers recently translated into English: – Alexis Jenni is a novelist and biology teacher. His 2011 debut The French Art...

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A.C. Grayling on War: An Enquiry

Join us at 19.00 on the 2nd May to hear A.C. Grayling – leading philosopher and public intellectual – talk about his new book War: An Enquiry. All tickets include a glass of wine. — For residents of the twenty-first century, a vision of...

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