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Copeland Book Market 2015

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Copeland Book Market is an independent artists’ book market and events platform now entering its fifth year. Their focus is on a summer stall-holding market which brings together 30-40 publishers and is hosted by Bold Tendencies […]

What makes an area?

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What makes Dulwich a lovely place to live? There are many reasons one could outline as to what makes an area however I am going to focus on one element, unsurprisingly that’s bookshops. Bookshops make […]

Bringing to Life the Vanished Landscapes of South London

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I have lived in South London for nearly fifteen years, working my through East Dulwich, Peckham, West Norwood and Sydenham. I always wanted to write about this corner of London, bringing to life the stories […]

“Filthy Rich”: A Tale of Finding Personal Wealth

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Watford-born real estate tycoon Manoj Raithatha was living what many would consider to be a life of dreams. Before the credit crunch of 2008, Raithatha’s business of buying and selling developer properties traded at 70 […]

Why celebrate independent bookshops?

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This month brings to an end our year-long reign as best independent bookshop in the UK & Ireland as another bookshop is voted the best by industry colleagues. This led me to thinking what have […]

Dulwich Books at the London Book Fair

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This April saw the annual London Book Fair move from its regular venue of Earls Court to the refurbished surroundings of Olympia. It had to move since Earls Court is being demolished for yet more […]

The Bailey’s book award

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With the excitement of the Costa book awards over I thought I’d focus on another book award. Not another I can hear you say, how many book awards are there? A lot is the short […]

Bestselling books in 2015 – my predictions

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By the time you are reading this we’re nearly two months into 2015 so it might seem a little late to making my predications for the bestselling books of this year however it is with […]

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