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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Divided by Tim Marshall

Hardcover, £16.99

In Divided, Tim Marshall brings a wealth of experience and insight based on 30 years of commenting on world affairs to explain what has divided us, past and present. Since the turn of the century, thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected,...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Balham!

The Balham Literary Festival is taking place this month, so in the shop we are featuring the books of authors who will be appearing at the festival. Come by to ask about the events, or check it out online.

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Hardback, £16.99

It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

  2. BBC Proms Guide 2018 by
  3. This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
  4. The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst
  5. Slow Horses by Mick Herron
  6. Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different by Ben Brooks
  7. Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  8. My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
  9. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  10. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Paperback, £7.99

The latest book from the author of the bestselling We Were Liars, this is an updated teenage feminist retelling of telling of The Talented Mr. Ripley, told in reverse. It is the story of a young woman whose diabolical intelligence are her ticket into...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Hardcover, £11.99

While riding the subway one day, Julian notices three women spectacularly dressed up, reminding him of mermaids. When Julian gets home, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies and making his own fabulous mermaid costume. It is a sweet...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Last Chance Hotel by Nicki Thornton

Paperback, £6.99

Seth is the oppressed kitchen boy at the remote Last Chance Hotel, owned by the nasty Bunn family. A strange gathering of magicians arrive for dinner, and when one of them is poisoned during dessert, …

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OTHER NEWS
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Musical Storytime: Peter and the Wolf

This Saturday, 16th June, in celebration of Independent Bookshop Week, we have a very special storytime at 10.30am. There will be a musical performance of Peter and the Wolf, with local musicians Chas and Dave. As always, storytime is free and there is no...

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Independent Bookshop Week 2018

It’s that time of year again…it’s Independent Bookshop Week, 16th – 23rd June. This year to celebrate being part of the community, we have some special treats including: The giant lucky dip with the purchase of any children’s book Pimms and cookies on Saturday,...

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EVENTS

Musical Storytime: Peter and the Wolf

This Saturday, 16th June, in celebration of Independent Bookshop Week, we have a very special storytime at 10.30am. There will be a musical performance of Peter and the Wolf, with local musicians Chas and Dave. As always, storytime is free and there is no...

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Independent Bookshop Week 2018

It’s that time of year again…it’s Independent Bookshop Week, 16th – 23rd June. This year to celebrate being part of the community, we have some special treats including: The giant lucky dip with the purchase of any children’s book Pimms and cookies on Saturday,...

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Balham Literary Festival June 2018

  CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS AND TICKETS   Balham Literary Festival returns this June with a dazzling line-up to celebrate summer in the city. Under its theme – summer loving – the festival will welcome a hotpot of the world’s best food and...

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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