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
24 Stories of Hope (2018) (with Chris Brookmyre, Daisy Buchanan, Barney Farmer, Mike Gayle, A L Kennedy, Pauline Melville, John Niven, Meera Syal, Zoe Venditozzi, Irvine Welsh and Murray Lachlan Young)
Nina Stibbe recommends
Sweet Sorrow (2019)
"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)
"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."
"Her best yet. Charming, funny and poignant, but also profound, heartbreaking."
The Thursday Murder Club (2020)
(Thursday Murder Club, book 1)
"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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