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BN1 Book Club X City Books – The Good Books List – October 2018

Independent Hove book shop City Books lists their bestsellers for this month…

What Would Boudicca Do?

E Foaley & B Coates

Life lessons and problem solving for grown-ups from history’s most remarkable women, from Dorothy Parker to Rosa Parks, Sappho to Sophia Duleep Singh. Funny and fascinating, and beautifully illustrated.


Kate Atkinson

Ten years after Juliet’s foray into WW2 espionage, things start to unravel. The unmissable new novel from one of Britain’s (and our!) favourite authors.

Paris Echo

Sebastian Faulks

The deeply moving new novel from the author of Birdsong weaves between present-day and WW2 Paris. It deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity with great originality and dark humour.

The Guilty Feminist

Deborah Frances-White

From the hugely popular podcast of the same name. Frances-White explores what it means to be a feminist today and the ways in which we can make our lives – and other people’s – better and happier.

Normal People

Sally Rooney

Tracking the on-again off-again relationship between Marianne and Connell, from high school to life post university, with Rooney’s now trademark insight and expert dialogue. From the Man Booker longlisted author of Conversations with Friends.

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