By Village Books Dulwich

There have been so many exciting new releases coming into the shop recently, so we thought we would share just a few of our favourites . . . 

The Bass Rock

Evie Wyld

£8.99 £8.36

Just out in paperback, The Bass Rock is a gripping, gothic read based around the lives of three different women - over three different time periods - whose fates are inextricably linked to the bass rock and to each other.

The Island of Missing Trees: The Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller

Elif Shafak

£14.99 £13.94

The Island of Missing Trees is a rich, magical novel about belonging and identity, love and trauma, memory and amnesia, human-induced destruction of nature, and, finally, renewal.

How to Kill Your Family

Bella Mackie

£14.99 £13.94

Tracey and Harriet both really enjoyed How to Kill Your Family, a fun and addictive summer read! From journalist Emma Mackie, this is a wickedly dark romp about class, family, love... and murder.

12 Bytes: How We Got Here. Where We Might Go Next.

Jeanette Winterson

£16.98 £15.79

12 Bytes is a series of twelve eye-opening and provocative essays from bestselling author Jeanette Winterson, covering AI, history, religion, myth, literature, and politics. Typically punchy and astute, 12 Bytes is a must-read!

Spike: The Virus vs. The People - the Inside Story

Jeremy Farrar and Anjana (Science Writer) Ahuja

£14.99 £13.94

Spike is the story of how the coronavirus played out and how the world set about dealing with it from Jeremy Farrar, head of the Wellcome Trust, member of the SAGE emergency committee, and an expert in infectious diseases. Farrar also reflects on the wider issues of Covid-19: the scientific advances; the challenge to world leaders, and the need to address inequality.

Tunnel 29: Love, Espionage and Betrayal: the True Story of an Extraordinary Escape Beneath the Berlin Wall

Helena Merriman

£20.00 £18.60

Based on her hit BBC Radio 4 podcast of the same name, Tunnel 29 is the true story of an extraordinary escape beneath the Berlin Wall. Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews with this survivors, and thousands of pages of Stasi documents, Helena Merriman expertly uncovers this stranger-than-fiction story . . .

Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

Iain MacGregor

£10.99 £10.22

A brilliant new book by local author Iain MacGregor, Checkpoint Charlie is a fascinating history of the legendary military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the US and her allies confronted the USSR during the Cold War.

The See-Through House: My Father in Full Colour

Shelley Klein

£9.99 £9.29

n The See-Through House, Shelley Klein revisits her architectural family home in Scotland to care for her irascible designer father. It is a book about the search for belonging and the pain of letting go, and a moving memoir of one man's distinctive way of looking at the world.

Oddity

Eli Brown

£7.99 £7.43

It's the early 1800s and the daughter of a murdered physician vows to protect the magical Oddity he left behind. As Clover Elkin uncovers the truth about her parents and her past, she herself emerges as a powerful agent of history. Totally gripping!

As Good As Dead

Holly Jackson

£8.99 £8.36

As Good as Dead is the final thrilling book in the bestselling, award-winning A Good Girl's Guide to Murder trilogy. Soon she'll be leaving for Cambridge University, but first Pip must solve another case, and this time it's all about Pip . . .

Dog Man 9: Grime and Punishment: from the bestselling creator of Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey

£8.99 £8.36

In the ninth Dog Man adventure, Dog Man has a new problem to pound, and he's going to need his entire pack to help him. Will he go barking up the wrong tree? Another hilarious addition to the bestselling series from Dav Pilkey!

Once Upon a Crime

Robin Stevens

£6.99 £6.50

Featuring four original, never-before published stories, this incredible collection brings together Daisy Wells, Hazel Wong, their friends Alexander and George, and Hazel's sisters.The perfect book for all Detective Society fans and avid readers of the Murder Most Unladylike series.

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