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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

21 Lesons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Hardcover, £18.99

Following on from the global success of Sapiens and Homo Deus, Harari’s latest book is addressing today’s most urgent issues, particularly the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Gothic

October is the time for chilling stories, and we’ve got plenty on display in the shop to get you in the mood for all things gothic and spooky. From old favourites to new authors, we’ve got plenty of books to keep you up at...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Hardcover, £14.99

We here at Dulwich Books are in love with this second novel from the author of the bestselling ‘Conversations With Friends’. With writing that is sharp and insightful, Normal People tells the moving story of two young people from different economic backgrounds and social...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. London Rules by Mick Herron
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    The 5th Jackson Lamb novel and more magic from the inimitable Mick Herron. He doesn't disappoint, as the latest book is full of wit, suspense, intrigue and the twists & turns of a bunch of …

  2. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  3. Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  4. Slow Horses by Mick Herron
  5. The Dust That Falls From Dreams by Louis de Bernieres
  6. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  7. Normal People by Sally Rooney
  8. If Only They Didn't Speak English : Notes From Trump's America by Jon Sopel
  9. The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man by Jonas Jonasson
  10. This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Hurting by Lucy van Smit

Paperback, £7.99

The Hurting is a relational thriller that hooks you straight away, opening with a girl, Nell Lamb, hiking in the wilderness with a kidnapped baby. The story then flashes back in time, taking readers on the journey of how Nell ended up in her...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Oi Duck-billed Platypus! by Kes Gray

Hardcover, £12.99

Sure, he’s sorted out where Dog and Cat can sit, but will Frog know where duck-billed platypuses are meant to go? And what about Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names? The latest in this funny, silly,...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Murderer’s Ape by Jakob Wegelius

Paperback, £7.99

Sally Jones is a unique gorilla who moves among humans without speaking, but she understands everything and is a loyal friend to Chief, as they work hard together on a cargo boat. When a lucrative …

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OTHER NEWS
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‘A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche’ with Sue Prideaux

Who hasn’t heard of ‘God is Dead’? Friedrich Nietzsche’s work forms the bedrock of our contemporary thought and yet a shroud of misunderstanding surrounds the first modern philosopher. Join us to hear award-winning author, Sue Prideaux, as she talks about her illuminating new biography...

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Man Booker 2018 Longlist

Here are the books which have been longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. These selected books were narrowed down from a whopping 171 books, the highest amount of submissions in the prize’s history.   Belinda Bauer – Snap (Bantam Press) Anna Burns –...

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EVENTS

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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Mon to Sat 9:30am - 5:30pm
Sun 11am - 4pm

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