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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Feel Free by Zadie Smith

Hardcover, £20

The one and only Zadie Smith, prize-winning, bestselling author of Swing Time and White Teeth, is back with a second unmissable collection of essays. No subject is too fringe or too mainstream for the unstoppable Zadie Smith. From social media to the environment, from...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Love

Our “Country” of the Month is love – what else? It’s Valentine’s Day on the 14th, and we are really delighted to be hosting two top calibre events this month with two wonderful new books from Julian Barnes and Imogen Hermes Gower – which...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gower

Hardback, £12.99

This is truly a remarkable and dazzling debut. Every sentence sparkles with freshness and originality, and the characters are wonderfully drawn. At the heart of the story is the discovery of a mermaid, and a young woman determined to find a better life. Set...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. Lullaby by Leila Slimani
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    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 …

  2. Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff
  3. Death in Dulwich by Alice Castle
  4. The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
  5. How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
  6. Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty
  7. Reservoir 13 by John McGregor
  8. Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beard
  9. A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind by Shoukei Matsumoto
  10. The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump by Robert Sears
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Goodbye Perfect by Sara Barnard

Paperback, £7.99

The third novel by a very successful YA author; she has a real talent for creating authentic and emotionally engaging teenage voices. Eden McKinley knows she can’t count on much in this world, but she can depend on Bonnie, her solid, steady, straight-A best...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Little Whale by Jo Weaver

Hardcover, £12.99

The world as seen through the eyes of a calf, this stunningly illustrated book is about migration, family, and the power of parental love. Lyrical story-telling and a wonderful exploration of the natural world. From the author of Little One, which was longlisted for...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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Battle of the Beetles by MG Leonard

Paperback, £6.99

The highly anticipated finale of the Beetle trilogy. From her high-tech biodome deep in the Amazon forest, uber-villain Lucretia Cutter is about to achieve world domination with her army of Frankenstein beetles. Can Darkus and …

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OTHER NEWS
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An Evening with Mick Herron

Bestselling spy novelist Mick Herron returns with London Rules, the fifth of his acclaimed Jackson Lamb novels. Mick will be joining us at Dulwich Books on the evening of Wednesday 7th March, discussing his writing, reading from his new book and signing your copies....

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Imogen Hermes Gowar and Rachel Hewitt

Let us take you back to Georgian London for a special evening of fiction and history with Imogen Hermes Gowar and Rachel Hewitt.   Imogen is the author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, a spell-binding debut novel set in 1785. When the merchant...

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EVENTS

Imogen Hermes Gowar and Rachel Hewitt

Let us take you back to Georgian London for a special evening of fiction and history with Imogen Hermes Gowar and Rachel Hewitt.   Imogen is the author of The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, a spell-binding debut novel set in 1785. When the merchant...

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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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