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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Enemy Within  by Sayeeda Warsi

Paperback, £20

Being a British Muslim for the past decade or so has been a brutal affair. How did this state of affairs come to pass? What are the lessons and challenges for the future – and how will the tale of Muslim Britain develop? Sayeeda...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Ireland

With the death of Martin McGuinness in March, we celebrate a modern Ireland, through the wealth of Irish writing, from James Joyce and Sebastian Barry, winner of the Costa Prize 2017, to exciting new voices such as Lisa McInerney, winner of Bailey’s Women’s Prize...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Reservoir 13 by John McGregor

Hardback, £14.99

From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and Even the Dogs, Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family’s loss.   An extraordinary novel of cumulative power and grace, Reservoir 13 tells a story which unfolds over thirteen...

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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. Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
  3. Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  4. The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
  5. The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
  6. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  7. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
  8. Pour Me: A Life by A A Gill
  9. Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
  10. My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Paperback, £7.99 

(Suitable for ages 12+) Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Tidy by Emily Gravett

Paperback, £6.99

This story of Pete the badger’s obsessive efforts to tidy up the forest is a storytime favourite at Dulwich Books. The rhyming text rolls along and the illustrations are hilarious. We’re not alone in recommending Tidy – it has just been shortlisted for the CILIP Kate...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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Sputnik’s Guide to Life On Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Paperback, £6.99

We’re really pleased to see this very funny, thought-provoking, story shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017. Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth was one of our favourite children’s books of 2016 and is now …

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OTHER NEWS
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Love West Dulwich Vision Exhibition 

Winners have been announced for the Love West Dulwich Vision competition. Many congratulations to all those who will now have their designs featured on our lampposts, including Dulwich Books’ own Philip Maltman. If you’d like to see all of the winning entries, they’ll be...

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EVENTS

Books and Beer: Lisa McInerney in conversation with David Keenan

Join us at 19.00 on Saturday 22nd April for an evening of books and beer with Lisa McInerney (The Blood Miracles) and David Keenan (This Is Memorial Device).   Last year Lisa became a Dulwich Books bestseller when her hard-hitting debut The Glorious Heresies...

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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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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