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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

‘Cherry’ Ingram: The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms by Naoko Abe

Hardcover, £18.99

`Cherry’ Ingram is a portrait of a little-known Englishman, a story of Britain and Japan in the twentieth century and an exploration of the delicate blossoms whose beauty is admired around the world.

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Japan

For the month of April we are celebrating the literature of Japan as our Country of the Month. For a nation whose people are proud of their four distinct seasons, April is perhaps the most significant month, as it heralds the arrival of the...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Spring by Ali Smith

Hardcover, £16.99

This is the third book in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet, in which she tells the impossible tale of an impossible time. What unites Katherine Mansfield, Charlie Chaplin, Shakespeare, Rilke, Beethoven, Brexit, the present, the past, the north, the south, the east, the west, a...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. The Capital by Robert Menasse

  2. Middle England by Jonathan Coe
  3. The Wall by John Lanchester
  4. Milkman by Anna Burns
  5. Fing by David Walliams
  6. Normal People by Sally Rooney
  7. Salt Path by Raynor Winn
  8. Lanny by Max Porter
  9. The Only Story by Julian Barnes
  10. Ordinary People by Diana Evans
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Home Girl by Alex Wheatle

Paperback, £7.99

Home Girl is the story of Naomi, a teenage girl growing up fast in the care system. It is a wholly modern story which sheds a much needed light on what can be an unsettling life – and the consequences that can follow when...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Big Cat by Emma Lazell

paperback, £6.99

Isobel’s grandma has lost her glasses and she can’t see a thing without them. While Isobel and Gran are in the garden searching for the specs, they come across a cat. A very big cat. A very big and friendly cat. The big cat...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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High Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson

paperback, £6.99

Summer in London is hot--the hottest on record--and there's been a murder in THE TRI high-rise. Resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norv, become a detective duo to investigate the case. They are up for the challenge, …

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OTHER NEWS
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The Dinosaur Department Store – storytelling & illustration session

In celebration of the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair on 18th May, we will have a very special storytime session with author Lily Murray and illustrator Richard Merritt, the team behind the wonderful new picture book, The Dinosaur Department Store. They have created a...

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Clear Bright Future: Paul Mason with Mary Ann Sieghart

Join us for an evening with the award-winning writer, broadcaster, and film-maker Paul Mason as he discusses his new work, Clear Bright Future. In Clear Bright Future, Paul Mason calls for a radical, impassioned defence of the human being, our universal rights and freedoms...

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2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

Here are the sixteen titles longlisted for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker (Hamish Hamilton) Remembered by Yvonne Battle-Felton (Dialogue Books) My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite (Atlantic) The Pisces by Melissa Broder (Bloomsbury...

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Secret Histories: Damian Barr with Sarah Perry

Damian Barr with Sarah Perry, on his latest novel, You Will Be Safe Here Damian Barr discusses his latest novel with Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent. You Will Be Safe Here is set in South Africa, 1901, the height of the second Boer...

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EVENTS

Secret Histories: Damian Barr with Sarah Perry

Damian Barr with Sarah Perry, on his latest novel, You Will Be Safe Here Damian Barr discusses his latest novel with Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent. You Will Be Safe Here is set in South Africa, 1901, the height of the second Boer...

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SE21 8SW
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Mon to Sat 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sun 11am - 4pm

Nearest overground stations:
West Dulwich & West Norwood
Number 3 bus:
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