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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Underland by Robert Macfarlane

Underland is an epic exploration of the Earth’s underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself. Robert Macfarlane moves from the birth of the universe to a post-human future, from the prehistoric art of Norwegian sea caves to the blue...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Nature vs. The Machine

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.” –Henry David Thoreau Taking inspirations from our adult books of the month, our theme this month is Nature vs. The Machine. Are technology...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan’s subversive and entertaining new novel poses fundamental questions: what makes us human? Our outward deeds or our inner lives? Could a machine understand the human heart? In an alternate version of London in the 1980s, androids can be purchased as personal companions....

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
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  3. You Will Be Safe Here by Damian Barr
  4. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
  5. Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan
  6. The Only Story by Julian Barnes
  7. Ordinary People by Diana Evans
  8. The Secret Barrister by Anonymous
  9. The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Rauf
  10. The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie was murdered by Sal. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it. But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the crime, Pippa isn’t so...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty by Beatrice Alemagna

A lovely picture book from the author and illustrator of shop favourite, A Lion in Paris. This new story follows our heroine, Eddie, as she searches all over Paris for the perfect present for her mum. A sweet and funny story with illustrations that...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle

Clara has had a lonely life staying with her mean Uncle in a crumbling old manor house in the country. When Uncle abandons Clara, leaving her with nothing but a wedge of 'guilt money', Clara …

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OTHER NEWS
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Underland art exhibition

To see more of Philip Maltman’s work, click here to visit his website. To see more of Katy English’s work, click here to visit her website.

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Robert Macfarlane interview and Underland excerpt

Robert Macfarlane has devoted his career to studying, speaking, and writing about the natural world. His beautifully lyrical books have been bestsellers, and we expect his lastest, Underland, to have the same effect. Underland takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our...

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Balham Literary Festival: 13th – 25th June

We’re looking forward to being back in Balham for the fourth year with a truly exciting line-up. We will be based in the Balham Bowls Club as well as other venues around Balham. Highlights include Max Porter on his new novel, Lanny, Christie Watson...

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The Dinosaur Department Store – storytelling & illustration session

In celebration of the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair on 18th May, we will have a very special storytime session with author Lily Murray and illustrator Richard Merritt, the team behind the wonderful new picture book, The Dinosaur Department Store. They have created a...

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Clear Bright Future: Paul Mason with Mary Ann Sieghart

Join us for an evening with the award-winning writer, broadcaster, and film-maker Paul Mason as he discusses his new work, Clear Bright Future. In Clear Bright Future, Paul Mason calls for a radical, impassioned defence of the human being, our universal rights and freedoms...

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EVENTS

Underland art exhibition

To see more of Philip Maltman’s work, click here to visit his website. To see more of Katy English’s work, click here to visit her website.

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The Dinosaur Department Store – storytelling & illustration session

In celebration of the Love West Dulwich Spring Fair on 18th May, we will have a very special storytime session with author Lily Murray and illustrator Richard Merritt, the team behind the wonderful new picture book, The Dinosaur Department Store. They have created a...

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Clear Bright Future: Paul Mason with Mary Ann Sieghart

Join us for an evening with the award-winning writer, broadcaster, and film-maker Paul Mason as he discusses his new work, Clear Bright Future. In Clear Bright Future, Paul Mason calls for a radical, impassioned defence of the human being, our universal rights and freedoms...

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