Miranda Cowley Heller - You're Booked

This week we're delighted to present this fun and fascinating conversation with author and producer Miranda Cowley Heller! After a career in publishing and head honcho at HBO, Miranda's debut novel The Paper Palace has been a runaway bestseller, a Reese Witherspoon book club pick and is now being adapted as a TV mini-series. We talked to her about parenting in the 1970s, classic kids books, dream adaptations and naughty Victorian reads.


Daisy Buchanan - Insatiable

Daisy Buchanan - Careering

Miranda Cowley Heller - The Paper Palace

Sally Rooney - Normal People

Laurie Colwin - Family Happiness

Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice

F Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby

F Scott Fitzgerald - Tender is the Night

Mary Renault - The King Must Die

Mary Renault - The Bull From the Sea

Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird

Theodore Dreiser - Sister Carrie

Carson McCullers - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Mark Twain - Huckleberry Finn

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Uncle Tom's Cabin

Curtis Sittenfeld - American Wife

Walter - My Secret Life

George Eliot - Middlemarch

JRR Tolkien - Lord of the Rings

Various - Illustrated Fairy Tales

Ada Calhoun - Why We Can't Sleep

The Editors - The Incomplete Framley Examiner

Mario Puzo - The Godfather

Garth Williams - The Rabbit's Wedding

Jane Austen - Persuasion

Thomas Hardy - Far From the Madding Crowd

Stephenie Meyer - Twilight

Nancy Mitford - The Pursuit of Love

Joan Aiken - Wolves of Willoughby Chase

Joan Aiken - Necklace of Raindrops

James Fenimore Cooper - Last of the Mohicans

Alexander Dumas - Three Musketeers

Elizabeth George Speare - Witch of Blackbird Pond

Scott O'Dell - Island of the Blue Dolphins

Frances Hodgson Burnett - A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett - Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett - Little Lord Fauntleroy

Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre

Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights

Diana Gabaldon - Outlander

Winston Graham - Poldark

MM Kaye - Far Pavilions

Anthony Doerr - All the Light We Cannot See

Ali Smith - Autumn

James Salter - Light Years

James Salter - A Sport and a Pastime

James and Kay Salter - Life is Meals

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