Monday, June 25, 2018

What is Stephanie Butland reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Stephanie Butland, author of The Lost for Words Bookshop.

Her entry begins:
When I'm in the writing phase of a book, rather than the research or edit, as I am now, I need to stay away from contemporary fiction, as I just confuse myself! (It's very easily done.) So at the moment I am on a Muriel Spark jag: I re-read The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie and went on to The Girls Of Slender Means and now The Driver's Seat. Her writing is...[read on]
About The Lost for Words Bookshop, from the publisher:
Loveday Cardew prefers books to people. If you look carefully, you might glimpse the first lines of the novels she loves most tattooed on her skin. But there are some things Loveday will never, ever show you.

Into her hiding place - the bookstore where she works - come a poet, a lover, and three suspicious deliveries.

Someone has found out about her mysterious past. Will Loveday survive her own heartbreaking secrets?
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