South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Nina Stibbe

Nina-Stibbe_cropSouth West based Nina Stibbe is a British author. She left her hometown of Leicestershire as a young woman and became a live in Nanny for Editor of the London Review of Books Mary-Kay Wilmers. During her time in this job, she studied humanities at the Thames Polytechnic.

After graduating, she began a career in book publishing over the course of which she worked her way up to Commissioning Editor at Routledge.

Nina’s time as a Nanny in Mary-Kay’s house is well documented in her book Love,Nina.

Further explorations of her childhood and young adulthood have been given in the novels Man at the Helm and Paradise Lodge.

Suggested book:

Love, Nina: Dispatches from Family Life (2014)

Further Recommended Reading:

Man At the Helm (2014)

Paradise Lodge (2016)



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