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  • An evening with author Joanna Trollope at Middlesbrough Library

    4th September 2015

    Book-lovers in Middlesbrough will have the chance to meet highly acclaimed author Joanna Trollope, who is visiting Middlesbrough Reference Library to talk about her writing. Joanna, who is a trustee of the National Literacy Trust, will be discussing her two most recent books, Balancing Act and The Soldier’s Wife, as well as her update of Jane Austen’s novel Sense and Sensibility at Middlesbrough Reference Library. Click Here:

  • Flipside Festival: 3rd October 2015 Snape Maltings Suffolk

    14th August 2015

    Joanna is delighted to be in conversation with Fernanda Torres on Saturday 3rd October at 11.30 in the morning. For more information Click here: 

  • Wedmore Mini Literary Festival:

    9th June 2015

    Joanna will be in Somerset this July.  Come and see Joanna on 9th July 2015 at 2,00pm. Tickets on sale now. Click here.

  • Joanna in Brussels

    16th April 2015

    Joanna Trollope will be in Brussels on 7th May for the launch of her new novel A parts égales (Balancing Act)!


    Book signing and Q & A

    Thursday 7th May, 6.30 pm


    La Licorne bookshop

    Chaussée d’Alsemberg, 656

    1180, Uccle



    Click here for more information:

  • Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

    4th February 2015

    It's not long until the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature where Joanna will be joining other writers in the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together with authors from across the world to promote education, debate and above all else, love of reading and writing. Click Here for more information and to buy your tickets.

  • National Literacy Trust Gala Dinner 2015

    4th February 2015

    One of the highlights of the National Literacy Trust Gala Dinner next Wednesday 11 February will be a fundraising auction. I have donated a prize of tea at the Wolseley.

    All proceeds from the National Literacy Trust auction will go towards our work helping disadvantaged children read and write, supporting schools’ literacy provision and engaging families with their children’s learning. Why don’t you have a bid by Clicking Here?

  • Flexible and digitised, our libraries have a bright future

    19th December 2014

    I was part of the Sieghart review panel into the future of our public libraries which was commissioned by the government. This review was published on 18th December and has been hailed as the last chance to halt the ongoing decline in our library services. I believe some of the important recommendations don't involve spending the trillions the country hasn't got in the first place, and which will improve the lives and futures of a huge proportion of the population. Fast. Click read more in my article in the Telegraph today.

  • Balancing Act is out in paperback today! Have you read it yet?

    20th November 2014

    Joanna's latest novel - Balancing Act - is out in paperback today!   Click Here for your buying options. Good Housekeeping said: "Nobody writes about  family tensions better" and the Observer said: "Sharply observed characters and authentic dialogue."


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Balancing Act
Balancing Act
Four strong women. All working in a family business. But what happens when they begin to want different things? And what about the men – and the children – in their lives?

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Sense and Sensibility
Sense & Sensibility
Joanna Trollope’s much-anticipated contemporary reworking of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility will launch The Austen Project and be one of the most talked about books of 2013.
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