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Joanna’s Evening at Chorleywood Bookshop

28th March 2017

Chorleywood Bookshop hosts an evening with the author who still writes longhand Joanna Trollope OBE

Date Tuesday 28th March

Venue   The Junction, Christ Church, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG  Doors open:  7pm  Start: 7.30pm

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Mountains to the Sea Literary Festival

24th March 2017

On March 25th, at The Pavilion Theatre, in Dún Laoghaire, Joanna Trollope will be in conversation with Paula Shields. Join Joanna as she talks about her new book, City of Friends. and her writing life. Click Here for more information.

On The Shelf Auction with the National Literacy Trust

16th March 2017

You or a loved one could become a named character in my next book with the National Literacy Trust’s online auction, which is now open for bidding! Your bids will raise vital funds to help children from deprived areas develop a lifelong love of reading. Become part of the story at: Click here.

The Pool – Women in Work

15th March 2017

The Pool has teamed up with bestselling novelist Joanna Trollope and Smart Works, the charity which helps women with the clothes and confidence they need for career success, to host five UK-wide evenings about women in the workplace. Join Joanna at Hobbs in London, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester or Edinburgh. Watch this page for more details! – Click Here – for more details


The romance – and importance – of independent bookshops, says Joanna

13th March 2017

Joanna writes a Diary for The Spectator.   In Joanna Trollope’s diary, she writes of her yearning for northern landscapes, and also the Welsh Brexit mystery. Read how Joanna’s diary  is of a journey of observation and celebration. Click here.

Women’s new challenges are ideal for fiction…

….says Libby Purves in her column in The Times, today.   High-flying female professionals may still face more tugs and troubles of family life than the man at the next desk, she says. To read more – Click Here  – (Subscription only)

Joanna’s new novel City of Friends is Number One!!

9th March 2017

How fantastic! Joanna’s novel – City of Friends is this week’s No. 1 best seller! There is much celebration as Joanna’s new novel, City of Friends, topped the Neilsen Bookscan charts to be the new No.1 Best Seller.
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Jane Austen House Museum – Jane’s Fund

Joanna joins Lucy Worsley historian, author, presenter and Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, and bestselling author Kathy Lette who credits Austen with her wanting to become a writer, in pledging their support to Jane’s Fund during this significant year as the Museum’s 2017 ambassadors.

At Number 2 in the Fiction Hardback Charts!

5th March 2017

Great News!  Do read the Culture magazine of The Sunday Times! (subscription only) – Click here  – The magazine always publishes the Neilsen book charts in their Sunday Culture magazine – and to great excitement everywhere, Joanna’s new novel, City of Friends, has entered the charts at Number 2, in the Fiction Hardback section, after hardly a week on sale!



Joanna Visits Penarth and Monmouth on Her Book Tour

1st March 2017

After visiting Cheshire, Lancashire and Shropshire, Joanna travelled across the Welsh border to Penarth and Monmouth. There was a very warm welcome and Joanna hugely enjoyed meeting everyone.

Monday 27th February 2017: Griffin Books hosted a lunchtime event which was held at Glamorgan Golf Club in Penarth. Joanna talked 100 guests about her new book, City of Friends, as well as her writing career, which spans over 40 years.  Guests listened to Joanna reading an extract from the new book, and then went to visit each table for a chat, personally signing each guest’s copy of City of Friends.


Tuesday 28th February 2017: Rossiter Books welcomed Joanna to the Shire Hall in Monmouth where she spent the evening talking to an audience and signing copies of her new book.


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