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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Black Tudors: The Untold Story by Miranda Kaufmann by

A black porter publicly whips a white Englishman in the hall of a Gloucestershire manor house. A Moroccan woman is baptised in a London church. Henry VIII dispatches a Mauritanian diver to salvage lost treasures from the Mary Rose. From long-forgotten records emerge the...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Black History Month

Black History Month UK is an International annual month, celebrating, recognising and valuing the inspirational individuals and events from within the BME communities. During Black History Month, we remember important people from the past and also celebrate black culture in our society today. First...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Read Dust Road by Jackie Kay by

While this is a memoir instead of fiction, the beautiful new edition of Jackie Kay’s classic book is too good to pass over. It will be published on the 19th of this month. From the moment when, as a little girl, she realizes that...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking
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    A practical guide to what makes us happy, from the bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge. We all know Denmark is the happiest country in the world; not only do they have equal …

  2. A Legacy of Spies by John LeCarre
  3. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  4. Autumn by Ali Smith
  5. 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food by Jamie Oliver
  6. Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  7. My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
  8. Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
  9. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking
  10. A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived by Adam Rutherford
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Indigo Donut by Patrice Lawrence by

Two very different young people discover who loves them, and who they can love back. Seventeen-year-old Indigo has had a tough start in life, having grown up in the care system after her dad killed her mum. Bailey, also seventeen, lives with his parents...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Come All You Little Persons by John Agard, illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle by

Little persons from all over the world join together to celebrate the dance of life and love in this stunning poem from acclaimed poet and playwright John Agard. Richly illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle, this is a book to treasure. For ages 1+ £6.99 paperback

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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Coming to England by Floella Benjamin by

We may know Floella Benjamin for her work on television, in business, and in politics, but this book for children tells the story of her childhood journey from Trinidad to London. Her family was part …

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OTHER NEWS
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George Saunders Wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders has won this year’s Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The 58-year-old New York resident, born in Texas, is the second American author to win the prize in its 49-year history. Lola, Baroness Young, 2017 Chair of...

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The Atlas of Beauty: Signing with Photographer Mihaela Noroc

Four years ago, Mihaela Noroc left her life in Romania and set off around the world with her camera. She has been travelling ever since, and thanks to her photos of women, taken in nearly every country around the world, she is now a...

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EVENTS

The Atlas of Beauty: Signing with Photographer Mihaela Noroc

Four years ago, Mihaela Noroc left her life in Romania and set off around the world with her camera. She has been travelling ever since, and thanks to her photos of women, taken in nearly every country around the world, she is now a...

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Bookshop Day: Kate Young presents The Little Library Cookbook

PLEASE NOTE: this event will take place on Saturday 7th October, not 17th October as advertised elsewhere On Saturday 7th October between 13.00 and 14.30 Guardian food writer and cook Kate Young will join us to celebrate Bookshop Day. Kate is the author of...

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6 Croxted Road
West Dulwich
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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