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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch

Hardback, £16.99

You may recognise Afua as the social affairs editor of Sky News, or for her journalism in The Guardian. Brit(ish) is her first book and represents an important intervention in the conversation about race and identity in Britain today. It is about our awkward,...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

New Beginnings

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a good Christmas and are fully charged to embrace 2018. There is something exciting and fresh about a New Year, whether it is a plan to learn something new, discover a new author, travel, or eat...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Lullaby by Leila Slimani

Paperback, £12.99

This is the story of a middle-class couple who employ the seemingly perfect nanny, only to come home one day and find she has murdered both of their children. Lullaby is a compulsive, riveting and bravely observed exploration of power, class, race, domesticity and...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. WTF by Robert Peston
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  2. Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard
  3. La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman
  4. Bletchley Park Brainteasers by Sinclair McKay
  5. Private Eye Annual by Ian Hislop
  6. The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James
  7. Britian's Best Political Cartoons 2017 by Timothy S. Benson
  8. Death in Dulwich by Alice Castle
  9. The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
  10. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen

Paperback, £7.99

A Norwegian coming-of-age novel, it is darkly comic story about 14 year-year-old Malin, a teenage girl with undiagnosed ASD, trying to deal with being an outsider and a family drama.

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Night Gardener by The Fan Brothers

Paperback, £7.99

Now in paperback, this is a beautifully illustrated magical picture book. A mysterious gardener appears at night and creates fantastic topiary designs, filling a grey town with colour.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Light Jar by Lisa Thompson

Paperback, £6.99

A well-crafted mystery, a story of fear, hope, friendship, and finding the light in the dark. Thompson's first book, Goldfish Boy, was a bestseller in 2017, and her second novel promises to be as successful.  

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OTHER NEWS
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Exceptional Reviews for Leïla Slimani’s Lullaby

As reviews come in for Leïla Slimani’s thriller Lullaby, we at Dulwich Books haven’t been surprised to see the universal acclaim attracted by this extraordinary book. We are very lucky to have Leïla Slimani for an event here in West Dulwich on Monday 15th...

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An Evening with Julian Barnes

#NEWSFLASH Man Booker Prize winning author Julian Barnes (The Sense of An Ending, The Noise of Time) coming to Dulwich 8th February 2018   Over the past few years Julian Barnes has been writing compressed, spare fiction and non-fiction which addresses the great themes...

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Afua Hirsch in conversation with Leila Slimani

We are enormously excited to announce an event with writer, broadcaster and barrister Afua Hirsch in conversation with internationally acclaimed author and adviser to French President Macron Leïla Slimani.   You may recognise Afua as the social affairs editor of Sky News, or for her...

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An Evening with Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and five highly acclaimed novels for adults, including The Radleys and The Humans. The film rights to his new book, How to Stop Time have already been optioned to SunnyMarch/StudioCanal, with Benedict...

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EVENTS

Afua Hirsch in conversation with Leila Slimani

We are enormously excited to announce an event with writer, broadcaster and barrister Afua Hirsch in conversation with internationally acclaimed author and adviser to French President Macron Leïla Slimani.   You may recognise Afua as the social affairs editor of Sky News, or for her...

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An Evening with Matt Haig

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and five highly acclaimed novels for adults, including The Radleys and The Humans. The film rights to his new book, How to Stop Time have already been optioned to SunnyMarch/StudioCanal, with Benedict...

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6 Croxted Road
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SE21 8SW
hello@dulwichbooks.co.uk
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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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