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Diary of a Costa Book Award judge – part three

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We have a shortlist! Yes the three of us, under the guidance of our Costa Book Awards chair, sat down in Theo Randall’s restaurant in the Intercontinental Hotel on Hyde Park and spent 5 hours […]

The beauty of living near independent bookshops

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I am giving you a break from sharing with you my participation in the judging of the Costa Biography Prize for three reasons. First, you probably have heard enough, second the process is at a […]

Diary of a Costa Book Award judge – part two

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Following on from last month’s report, I have a shortlist for the Costa Book Award! Well nearly, there is one more book that I have yet to receive and read. I feel the publisher is […]

The Green Door

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Local author, Christopher Bowden, has recently published his fourth novel, The Green Door. He shares his writing process and plot summary with Dulwich OnView. After the completion of the third book, The Red House, what was your […]

Books are my Bag Party at Dulwich Books

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Pop into the shop and help us celebrate this year’s Books Are My Bag campaign. The first 100 customers will get a free Tracy Emin canvas tote with their purchase – each complete with two […]

Diary of a Costa Book Award judge – part one

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I am now well into reading the submissions for the Costa Biography Book of the Year 2015 and what an amazing and wonderful challenge it is proving to be. One on the brilliant benefits of […]

Book awards, a bit like buses for me

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I had never been a book award judge and now I am about to begin my second judging role in as many months. If you are a passionate bookseller (I am) being asked to read […]

Extraordinarily gripping LORE + Q&A with author

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This Thursday, 19 June, The Bigger Picture Film Club presents the visually stunning LORE, which is based on the book ‘The Dark Room’ by Rachel Seiffert who will be introducing the film and giving a Q&A […]

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