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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Stopping Places by Damian Le Bas

Hardcover, £14.99

Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by Gypsy history. His great-grandmother would tell him stories of her childhood in the ancient Romani language; the places her family stopped and worked, the ways they lived, the superstitions and lores of their people. But his own...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Dog Days of Summer

This quiet month of August is the perfect time to curl up with a new book.

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Girl, Balancing by Helen Dunmore

Hardcover, £20

Girl, Balancing is Helen Dunmore’s final work, a collection of fictional short stories written before she passed away last summer. With her trademark imagination and insight into the human condition, she explores the fragile ties between passion, love, family, friendship and grief, often through...

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

  2. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  3. The World's Worst Children 3 by David Walliams
  4. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  5. Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
  6. My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
  7. A Life of My Own by Claire Tomalin
  8. Wonder by R.J. Palacio
  9. This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
  10. Crudo by Olivia Laing
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth

Paperback, £7.99

Ten years after her mother’s mysterious disappearance, Charlie decides to overcome the past by trying to join an elite secret society at her prestigious New England high school. To become a member, Charlie must play The Game, a semester-long, diabolical, high-stakes scavenger hunt that...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

You’re Called What?! by Kes Gray

paperback, £6.99

Welcome to the Ministry of Silly Animal Names where all the creatures have one thing in common: they want to change their names. Written by Kes Gray, the author of the best-selling Oi Frog! series, this is a unique and funny, tongue-twisting story full...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Creakers by Tom Fletcher

paperback, £6.99

One seemingly normal morning, Lucy wakes up to find that all of the grown-ups in her town have disappeared. It doesn't take long before chaos descends, with kids running wild, building roads of trampolines and …

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OTHER NEWS
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Festival America: Highballs and High Society at Dulwich Books

Festival America comes to Dulwich! Join us for an evening of high society and low gossip, and a special Festival America cocktail.   Jonathan Ames and Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott will be in conversation with Matt Gilbert about their novels. Jonathan Ames is the creator of TV series...

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Damian Le Bas: A Journey through Gypsy Britain

Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by Gypsy history. His great-grandmother would tell him stories of her childhood in the ancient Romani language; the places her family stopped and worked, the ways they lived, the superstitions and lores of their people. But his own...

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