Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress, Daughters in Law and City of Friends. She was appointed OBE in 1996, and a trustee of the National Literacy Trust in in 2012. She has chaired the Whitbread and Orange Awards, as well as being a judge of many other literature prizes; she has been part of two DCMS panels on public libraries and is patron of numerous charities, including Meningitis Now, and Chawton House Library. In 2014, she updated Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility as the opening novel in the Austen Project.
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joannatrollope - 2 hours ago
As part of the launch of Joanna’s new book – City of Friends – Joanna will be taking part in BBC Breakfast on 23rd February. The Guardian said: "What Trollope is really doing here is busting the myth embraced by younger educated women that we can have it all." So do switch on and see what Joanna has to say about this, her twentieth book, and her writing life.
joannatrollope - 22 hours ago
In CITY OF FRIENDS Gaby is determined she’s able to balance the roles of wife and mother, while also being a self-confessed workaholic. In this video, Joanna gives us some insight into the remarkable and simply unstoppable Gaby.
joannatrollope - 2 days ago
In Joanna’s new novel CITY OF FRIENDS we meet Beth, Melissa, Stacey and Gaby in London, the city they all call home. Which city will your heart always belong to?
joannatrollope - 3 days ago
Get ready to meet four new friends in one terrific city. CITY OF FRIENDS is available to pre-order at http://bit.ly/CityofFriends.
In CITY OF FRIENDS, Stacey loses her job and wonders what life will be like without task lists or meetings, but long days in the house with her dog and ailing mother. In this video, Joanna introduces us to Stacey and the sudden, unexpected events that cause her to question who she is without a high-flying career to define her.
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