Last week, Joana made headlines after she appeared to berate JK Rowling and other writers for their use of Twitter. As she now explains in the interview: “For anyone who wants to be on Twitter, it’s absolutely fine, and I want you to emphasise that I’m not in the least critical of anybody who uses it,” she says firmly. “I just say that I don’t. I think for JK Rowling, it’s different because her readership is comprised of children, young adults and adults and they’re fascinated by it…..Obviously, it would be very useful for me [as a writer] to be fascinated by it, but I’m not,” she says. “The aim of my novels isn’t to tell people what to think or to tell them how I think, it’s to get the conversation going.”
As part of the interview in the Telegraph, Linda mentions that, in July, Joanna appear at the Curious Arts Festival in Hampshire (“like a music festival with books added – it’s like being a rock star!”), and part of her discussion will be her latest novel, City of Friends. Click to Read More… about Joanna’s life, her writing and her views.
Why not join Joanna and Erin Kelly on 4th May 2017 – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at The Kingsway Hall Hotel, Covent Garden? Enjoy a lovely lunch and listen to Joanna talk about her new bestseller, City of Friends. Click here for more information
Joanna will be talking about her new book, City of Friends, on April 12th at 8pm in The Croft Hall, Hungerford.
Buy your event ticket (normally £6) and copy of City of Friends (normally £18.99) for a special price of just £21. Then bring your new book along to event to have it signed by Joanna herself!
Joanna’s bestselling book, City of Friends, is her twentieth novel. A group of women have been friends since university, but these career women all have personal problems of their own, and when Stacey’s redundancy forces a betrayal to emerge that was supposed to remain secret, their long cherished friendships will be pushed to their limits … For more information, Click Here.
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
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.
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 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
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.
….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)
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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