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Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life


* * * WINNER OF THE 2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS POPULAR NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR * * *

‘I adored this book, and I could quote from it forever. It’s real, odd, life-affirming, sharp, loving, and contains more than one reference to Arsenal FC’ Nick Hornby,The Believer

‘Adrian Mole meets Mary Poppins mashed up in literary north London . . . Enormous fun’ Bookseller

‘What a beady eye she has for domestic life, and how deliciously fresh and funny she is‘ Deborah Moggach, author of The Best Exotic…

Love Nina

ISBN 10 : 0241976715
ISBN 13 : 9780241976715

"In 1982 Nina Stibbe, a 20-year-old from Leicester, moved to London to work as a nanny for a very particular family. It was a perfect match: Nina had no idea how to cook, look afte..


Man At The Helm

ISBN 10 : 9780316286749
ISBN 13 : 0316286745

A New York Times Notable Book of 2015 From the writer of the hugely acclaimed Love, Nina comes a sharply funny debut novel about a gloriously eccentric family. Soon after her paren..


Paradise Lodge

ISBN 10 : 9780241974933
ISBN 13 : 0241974933

This is the story of Lizzie Vogel, a 15 year old girl who finds herself working in an old people's home in Leicestershire in the 1970s. The place is in chaos and it's not really a ..


An Almost Perfect Christmas

ISBN 10 : 9780241981368
ISBN 13 : 0241981360

"My mother is not a foodie. But for as long as I can remember, once a year, she becomes possessed of a profound and desperate need to serve up a perfect roast turkey. Faced with a ..


Dear Lupin

ISBN 10 : 9781250038500
ISBN 13 : 1250038502

"Among the funniest [letters] ever dispatched in the vain hope of steering a black sheep onto something like the straight and narrow." —The Wall Street Journal Nostalgic, witty, ..


The Eitingons A Twentieth Century Story

ISBN 10 : 9781844679003
ISBN 13 : 1844679004

Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, in Turkey in the late 1920s, in Spain during the Civil War and, ..


Notes To My Mother In Law

ISBN 10 : 9780007338412
ISBN 13 : 0007338414

From the daily notes written to a beloved mother-in-law who could no longer hear comes a hilarious and warm portrait of daily life Phyllida Law's mother-in-law Annie lived with her..


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