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The best independent bookshops around Dulwich

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Whatever book you want to read, you’re sure to find it in one of these local bookshops. I’ve selected the best bookshops in and around Dulwich. Chener Books Don’t judge a book by its cover. The shop […]

“What can independent bookshops offer that Amazon cannot?”

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That’s the question a book lover posed to me recently and it made me stop and think. I know that many of you reading this article already support the many independent shops across the area, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Award ceremonies, ten a penny for us all eh!?

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If I was going to get an invite to the Costa Book Award ceremony it would be my first. Therefore you can imagine my thrill at opening the envelope and finding my invitation. The invite […]

Do Book Awards sell book?

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The short answer is yes, the slightly longer answer is yes but, and the very long answer follows. The shortlist for all the Costa awards has been announced and with that a huge amount of […]

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 […]

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