Nina Stibbe

Nina left Leicestershire for London as a teenager and after two years as a nanny she studied Humanities at Thames Polytechnic.After graduating in 1987, she worked for a while in a Camden frock shop.In 1990 she began a career in book publishing, working in various departments before becoming a commissioning editor at Routledge.In 2002 she moved to Cornwall with her partner and children where she now writes, swims and makes bread.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Non fiction
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel nominee (2015) : Man At the Helm
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Book nominee (2017) : Paradise Lodge
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Book winner (2019) : Reasons to Be Cheerful

Nina Stibbe recommends
Dear Mrs. Bird (2018)
(Emmeline Lake Chronicles, book 1)
AJ Pearce
"A marvelous treat. Charming and delightful."
Meet Me At the Museum (2018)
Anne Youngson
"A beautiful, affecting novel of late love."
Queenie (2019)
Candice Carty-Williams
"Adorable, funny, heartbreaking. People are going to love it."
Sweet Sorrow (2019)
David Nicholls
"He's such a genius. His novels are relatable and recognizable, but also surprising, breath-taking and life-enhancing."
The Love Story of Missy Carmichael (2020)
Beth Morrey
"A novel that reminds you that everyone deserves a second chance, even at seventy-nine. Bittersweet, tender, thoughtful and uplifting, The Love Story of Missy Carmichael is a story and a character that stays with you. I loved it."
Grown-Ups (2020)
Marian Keyes
"Her best yet. Charming, funny and poignant, but also profound, heartbreaking."
Olive (2020)
Emma Gannon
"Important themes explored by a true champion of women."
Dear Reader (2020)
Cathy Rentzenbrink
"A love letter to stories and reading from one of our very best memories."
The Thursday Murder Club (2020)
(Thursday Murder Club, book 1)
Richard Osman
"What a joy! Full of brilliantly observed humour, spot-on dialogue and twists and turns aplenty. Joyce and the gang are now my favourite crime-solving team."

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