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NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister by Jung Chang

Hardcover, £25

A group biography that is by turns intimate and epic, Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister tells the story of the Soong sisters – three extraordinary women who helped shape the course of modern Chinese history. A gripping narrative of love, war, intrigue, bravery, glamour...

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COUNTRY OF THE MONTH

Dulwich Literary Festival

The Dulwich Literary Festival returns from 6th – 13th November. We have a truly wonderful line-up of speakers & hope that there is something in the programme that catches your eye – whether it’s Natalie Haynes’s feminist retelling of the story of Troy or...

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NOVEL OF THE MONTH

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Hardcover, £16.99

The magical new novel from the bestselling author of The Night Circus. When Zachary Rawlins stumbles across a strange book hidden in his university library it leads him on a quest unlike any other. Its pages entrance him with their tales of lovelorn prisoners,...

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TOP 10 DULWICH BOOKS BESTSELLERS LAST MONTH
  1. The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman
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  2. The Cockroach by Ian McEwan
  3. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  4. Agent Running in the Field by John le Carre
  5. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  6. The Second Sleep by Robert Harris
  7. The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
  8. The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre
  9. The Body by Bill Bryson
  10. Tom Gates: Spectacular School Trip (Really.) by Liz Pichon
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YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF THE MONTH

Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

Hardcover, £12.99

From Frances Hardinge, the Costa Award-winning author of The Lie Tree comes Deeplight – an underwater adventure as dangerous as the gods themselves. On the jumbled streets of the Island of Lady’s Crave live Hark and his best friend Jelt. They are scavengers: living off...

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PICTURE BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Snow Dragon by Abi Elphinstone & Fiona Woodcock

Paperback, £6.99

In Griselda Bone’s gloomy orphanage, daydreaming is banned, skipping is forbidden and Christmas is well and truly cancelled. But for Phoebe and her sausage dog Herb, is it possible that, just when things seem at their bleakest, magic awaits in the swirling, snow-filled air? Join them...

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
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Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World by Konnie Huq

Hardcover, £10.99

Funny, science obsessed & ready to take on the world, Cookie has an uncanny ability to get herself into constant scrapes. This is the first book in a brilliantly funny new series written and illustrated by …

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OTHER NEWS
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Late Night Shopping Evenings: Wed 20th & Thurs 21st November

Come along to West Dulwich on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st November for our late-night Christmas shopping evenings, when we will be open from 18.30 to 21.00. Enjoy 10% off your purchases, a festive glass of bubbly and some expert advice on the books...

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Dulwich Literary Festival: 6th – 13th November

The Dulwich Literary Festival returns from 6th – 13th November. We have a truly wonderful line-up of speakers & hope that there is something in the programme that catches your eye – whether it’s Natalie Haynes’s feminist retelling of the story of Troy or...

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EVENTS

Ice & Isolation: Life on the Wild Edges – Dan Richards

In Outpost, Dan Richards explores the appeal of far-flung cabins in mountains, tundra, forests, oceans and deserts. These are landscapes that speak of deep time, whose scale can knock us down to size. Their untamed nature is part of their beauty and such places...

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Jung Chang (Dulwich Literary Festival)

Join Jung Chang, the internationally-bestselling author of Wild Swans, as she relates the incredible story of sisterhood, revolution & betrayal at the heart of her new book, Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister. A group biography that is by turns intimate and epic, its...

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Howard Jacobson (Dulwich Literary Festival)

‘Jacobson, now 76, is not one to let the catastrophe of old age get in the way of a good laugh, or a surprisingly tender love story…a shrewdly observed jeu d’esprit about creeping senectitude and blossoming romance… pulses with warmth and intelligence, and, unusually...

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Louise Doughty (Dulwich Literary Festival)

Join Sunday Times bestselling author Louise Doughty as she talks to the journalist Anita Sethi about her writing career, including her latest novel, Platform Seven, a gripping, brilliant, original & eerily-timely novel, & her bestselling & critically-acclaimed title, Apple Tree Yard, which was adapted...

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Emma Smith: This is Shakespeare (Dulwich Literary Festival)

‘I admire the freshness & attack of her writing, the passion & curiosity that light up the page. The book does something very important – it makes you impatient to see or re-read the plays at once.’ – Hilary Mantel In This is Shakespeare,...

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Konnie Huq (Dulwich Literary Festival)

Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World introduces the world to Cookie Haque – nine years old, obsessed with science and ready to take on the world. Or at least she thinks she is . . . Cookie has never quite felt...

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Natalie Haynes: A Thousand Ships (Dulwich Literary Festival)

“Natalie Haynes is swiftly becoming this generation’s Mary Renault; her retelling of the Trojan war from an all-female perspective, A Thousand Ships, is her best yet.” – Observer The devastating consequences of the fall of Troy stretched from Mount Olympus to Mount Ida, from...

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Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT. Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for over fifteen years, in pursuit of the objects that the river unearths: from Neolithic flints to Roman hair pins, medieval buckles to Tudor buttons, Georgian clay...

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