Our Most Anticipated Books 2021

By Village Books Dulwich

By Village Books Dulwich

Early Morning Riser

Katherine Heiny

£14.99 £13.94

We all fell in love with Katherine Heiny's witty and warm writing after reading her brilliant debut novel Standard Deviation. Early Morning Riser is another bittersweet and laugh-out-loud funny book about love, marriage, jealousy, and unconventional families.

The Night Hawks: Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 13

Elly Griffiths

£8.99 £8.36

Elly Griffiths never fails to deliver a gripping read - Hazel is reading the proof of this now and can't put it down. In The Night Hawks, Dr Ruth Galloway returns to the moody and beautiful landscape of North Norfolk to confront another killer.

Asylum Road

Olivia Sudjic

£14.99 £13.94

Sudjic's writing is always sharp, timely, and compelling, and Asylum Road is no exception. Asylum Road is a phenomenal read about the many borders governing our lives: between men and women, assimilation and otherness, nations, families, order and chaos.

Real Estate

Deborah Levy

£10.99 £10.22

We are totally hooked by Deborah Levy's 'living autobiography' and cannot wait for the final instalment, an exhilarating, thought-provoking and boldly intimate meditation on home and the spectres that haunt it.

Klara and the Sun: Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

Kazuo Ishiguro

£20.00 £18.60

Klara and the Sun is the latest novel from the bestselling and Booker Prize winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day - his first since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature - that asks, what does it mean to love?

The Faces

Tove Ditlevsen

£8.99 £8.36

Sophie raced through Ditlevsen's compulsive Copenhagen trilogy, a mordant, vibrantly confessional autobiographical series. The Faces is her latest book to be translated, is a searing, haunting novel of a woman on the edge, portrayed with all the vividness of lived experience.

Having and Being Had

Eula Biss

£15.99 £14.87

Just out, Having and Being Had is an incisive collection and personal reckoning with the intricacies of money, class and capitalism. Sophie loved the proof of this and it has been widely revered by critics.

You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be

Carl Anka and Marcus Rashford

£9.99 £9.29

We couldn't be more impressed with 23 year old footballer and activist Marcus Rashford MBE. This book which gives you the tools to reach your full potential is bound to be a huge bestseller this year.

One: Pot, Pan, Planet: A Greener Way to Cook for You, Your Family and the Planet

Anna Jones

£26.00 £24.18

We love Anna here at the bookshop - her recipes are always stylish, healthy, and thoroughly delicious. In this exciting new collection of over 200 simple recipes, Anna Jones limits the pans and simplifies the ingredients for all-in-one dinners that keep things fast and easy. This book is good for you, your pocket, and the planet.

Raceless: In Search of Family, Identity, and the Truth About Where I Belong

Georgina Lawton

£18.98 £17.65

Ella read Georgina Lawton's article about her colour-blind upbringing in the Guardian years ago and found it totally captivating. Her new book Raceless is both the compelling personal account of a young woman seeking her own story amid devastating family secrets, and a fascinating, challenging and essential examination of modern racial identity.

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