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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

The German War by Nicholas Stargardt

Paperback, £10.99

A refreshingly different take on WW2 history, from a prize-winnning German historian. Told from the perspective of those who lived through it – soldiers, schoolteachers and housewives; Nazis, Christians and Jews – its masterful historical narrative sheds fresh and disturbing light on the beliefs,...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Japan

We are all huge fans of Haruki Murakami, but have you encountered the edgy works of Ryu Murakami? Come and discover the delights of Japanese literature, both contemporary and classical, fiction and non-fiction, learn how to roll sushi, travel to East Asia from the...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

Paperback, £8.99

This dark and gripping pyschological crime drama is one of the most intriguing titles on this years Man Booker shortlist. Eileen Dunlop is trapped between caring for her alcoholic father and her job as a secretary at the boys’ prison. Her nights and weekends...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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    This riveting, character driven novel set in America has been a huge word-of-mouth success, and we still haven't heard a bad word about it!

  2. Nutshell by Ian McEwan
  3. His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
  4. Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
  5. Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
  6. Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
  7. A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
  8. Exposure by Helen Dunmore
  9. Purity by Jonathan Franzen
  10. All That Man Is by David Szalay
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

Paperback, £7.99

(Ages 9 – 13) Feodora and her mother live in snowbound woods. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora’s mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder is the opposite...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Four Silly Skeletons by Mark Sperring

Hardback, £11.99

(Ages 3 – 6) A sweet and funny story, perfect for reading aloud at Halloween. Four silly skeletons dance off with a skip and a hop, and not one of them sees the GREAT BIG DROP! Luckily, Auntie June is there to patch them...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH

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OTHER NEWS
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National Bookshop Day

Thanks to all our wonderful customers for making National Bookshop Day on 8th October such fun.

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EVENTS

Special Guests at Storytime (For the Under 5s)

Alice Hemming reads George and the New Craze

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Special Guests at Storytime (For the Under 5s)

Alex English reads from Mine Mine Mine Said the Porcupine on 22nd October.

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