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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

I Am Dynamite! by Sue Prideaux

Hardcover, £25

Sue Prideaux’s illuminating new biography of Nietzsche, I Am Dynamite! invites the reader into the world of a brilliant, eccentric and deeply troubled man and explodes the myths around his life and work. From his placid, devoutly Christian upbringing, overshadowed by the mysterious death...

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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

Melmoth by Sarah Perry

Hardcover, £16.99

The new book from Sarah Perry, the author of the The Essex Serpent. It has been years since Helen Franklin left England. In Prague, working as a translator, she has found a home of sorts—or, at least, refuge. That changes when her friend Karel...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women by Ana Sampson

  2. The Stopping Places by Damian Le Bas
  3. Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  4. The Extra Man by Jonathan Ames
  5. Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
  6. Normal People by Sally Rooney
  7. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  8. Transcription by Kate Atkinson
  9. La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman
  10. Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman

Paperback, £7.99

When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions in this harrowing story of survival. The drought – or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it – has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

Bear’s Scare by Jacob Grant

Paperback, £6.99

Bear likes to keep his house clean and tidy. In fact, the only thing Bear loves more than cleaning is taking care of his small stuffed friend, Henry. Then Bear sees a sticky spiderweb…and where there’s a web, a spider can’t be far behind!...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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My Mum, Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson

Hardcover, £12.99

Tracy Beaker is back! Hand in hand with her daughter Jess, she’s ready to make her childhood dreams come true. Jess and Tracy Beaker are the perfect team. They do everything together. Tracy has made …

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OTHER NEWS
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2018 Man Booker Shortlist

The shortlist for this year’s Man Booker Prize was announced yesterday! Read below for a synopsis of each shortlisted title. Milkman by Anna Burns A tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences. Middle...

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EVENTS

‘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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