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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
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Awards
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


Nina Stibbe recommends
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Dear Mrs. Bird (2018)
AJ Pearce
"A marvelous treat. Charming and delightful."
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Meet Me At the Museum (2018)
Anne Youngson
"A beautiful, affecting novel of late love."
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Queenie (2019)
Candice Carty-Williams
"Adorable, funny, heartbreaking. People are going to love it."
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Sweet Sorrow (2019)
David Nicholls
"He's such a genius. His novels are relatable and recognizable, but also surprising, breath-taking and life-enhancing."
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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."
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Grown-Ups (2020)
Marian Keyes
"Her best yet. Charming, funny and poignant, but also profound, heartbreaking."
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Olive (2020)
Emma Gannon
"Important themes explored by a true champion of women."
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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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