Between the Covers

Between the Covers

Jilly Cooper on sex, socialising and survival

Summary

'No one else can make me laugh and cry quite like Jilly Cooper.' Gill Sims
'Jilly Cooper's non-fiction is just as entertaining as her novels.' Pandora Sykes
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'One truth I have learnt, as middle age enmeshes me like Virginia creeper, is that I shall never change-because my capacity for self-improvement is absolutely nil.'


Jilly Cooper's observations from her days as a much-loved newspaper columnist cover everything to do with sex, socialising and survival - from marriage, friendship and the minutiae of family life, to the tedium of going to visit people for the weekend, the stress of hosting dinner parties and the descent of middle age.

Entertaining and full of heart, this classic collection of journalism from the legendary author explores the highs and lows of everyday life with wit, wisdom and warmth.

Praise for Jilly Cooper:
'Joyful and mischievous' Jojo Moyes
'Fun, sexy and unputdownable' Marian Keyes
'Flawlessly entertaining' Helen Fielding

Reviews

  • What better gift to give for Christmas than this wonderfully irreverent collection of the great Jilly Cooper's columns from the 60s?
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About the author

Jilly Cooper

Jilly Cooper is a journalist, author and media superstar. The author of many number one bestselling novels, she lives in Gloucestershire with her rescue racing greyhound, Bluebell.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates by the Universities of Gloucestershire and Anglia Ruskin, and won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print lifetime achievement award in 2019. She was appointed CBE in 2018 for services to literature and charity.
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