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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Marches by Rory Stewart

Hardback

Very hard to pick out a single title here from the range this year; but I’m going for The Marches by a man of vast accomplishment, Rory Stewart. Partly because he writes so beautifully and partly because of the way he has lived, engaged...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Wonderland

Feast on these glossy and luxurious titles – for yourself if you can’t think of a suitable recipient. Just a small sample of the gift books surrounding the ever-popular yellow chair on the new stage in the left-hand rear corner of the shop. Botanicum Limited...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

Paperback

Sorry for repeat posting if you came to his event at the shop in September but I’m unrepentant; this is both technically brilliant and a highwire romp through 18th century New York, with a streak of integrity and a moral centre that will catch...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. The Sellout by Paul Beatty
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  2. Five on Brexit Island by Bruno Vincent
  3. Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
  4. How it works: The Grandparent by Jason Hazeley
  5. Private Eye Annual by Ian Hislop
  6. Kind of Blue by Ken Clarke
  7. Prisoners of Conscience by Tim Marshall
  8. We Go Out by Miriam Elia and Ezra Elia
  9. Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
  10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven

Paperback

This is a funny and thoughtful novel about the effort it takes to look closely at someone and to discover the intimacy that occurs when you find them looking straight back. Set in a high school, it’s about the things that make you different...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Oi Dog by Kes Gray

Paperback

Because every time a customer brings this to the till we smile, loving the rhymes of this charming sequel to Oi Frog. An instant classic.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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Ottoline & The Purple Fox by Chris Riddell

Hardback

Because the Children’s Laureate is funny, driven, prolific, thoughtful, supportive of every aspect of British literary life and campaigns for libraries in schools and in the community. He’s also a perennial favourite with Dulwich Books …

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OTHER NEWS
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2016 with Dulwich Books

Season’s Greetings from all at Dulwich Books! Thanks so much for supporting your local independent bookshop during 2016. It’s been a memorable year on many fronts – geopolitically at a macro level, and back here in the micro it’s been busy and exciting. Curating...

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Costa Book Awards Shortlists 2016

2016 – an annus horribilis? Not in the publishing world. The shortlists for the Costa book awards were announced at the end of November, and celebrate some of the wonderful new books published this year. Many of them are Dulwich Books favourites. The Essex...

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Paul Beatty in conversation with Gary Younge

We are delighted to announce that Paul Beatty will be appearing at an exclusive Dulwich Books-organised event.

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EVENTS

Paul Beatty in conversation with Gary Younge

We are delighted to announce that Paul Beatty will be appearing at an exclusive Dulwich Books-organised event.

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Customer Orders

Our expert booksellers are on hand to take your orders or to make suggestions and recommendations. Books ordered by 5pm can usually be collected from the shop after noon the next day

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Location & Opening Hours

6 Croxted Road
West Dulwich
London
SE21 8SW
hello@dulwichbooks.co.uk
020 8670 1920

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

Nearest overground stations:
West Dulwich & West Norwood
Number 3 bus:
Stops just outside the shop