Jilly Cooper

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Rishi Sunak reveals his favourite Jilly Cooper novels on This Morning
PM tells ITV show he reads veteran author’s racy books for ‘escapism’

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

25, May, 2023 @12:16 PM

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Does Rishi Sunak really love reading Jilly Cooper – and what does that say about him?
The racy novels hit on a winning formula: our fascination with the intimate lives of the wealthy

Stephanie Merritt

14, May, 2023 @11:31 AM

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Rishi Sunak ‘ranks racy Jilly Cooper novel among his favourite books’
McDonald’s-loving, sliders-wearing, Bublé-listening PM is also a reader of Riders, according to Spectator

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

12, May, 2023 @4:37 PM

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Top 10 cads in fiction | Charlotte Vassell
Dangerously handsome young men carelessly ruining women’s lives are a rarer breed than they were. But their hatefulness still makes compelling reading

Charlotte Vassell

22, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Jilly Cooper bestseller Rivals set for eight-part TV adaptation
The second novel in Cooper’s Rutshire Chronicles – following Britain’s sex and power-mad elites of the 1980s – will have a ‘2020s lens’ in a new Disney+ series

Sarah Shaffi

25, Aug, 2022 @3:17 PM

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The return of the bonkbuster: how horny heroines are starting a new sexual revolution
I longed for novels about female desire - women empowered by sex and their expressions of lust. So I sat down and wrote my own

Daisy Buchanan

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Jessie Greengrass: 'Frog and Toad Are Friends contains one of the best jokes ever written'
The author on underrated ‘great of feminist literature’ Gaudy Night, looking forward to every Ian Rankin novel, and never finishing Middlemarch

Jessie Greengrass

19, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Between the Covers by Jilly Cooper review – as fresh as ever
This collection of Cooper’s newspaper columns from the 60s and 70s is bitchy, saucy, insightful and, most of all, great fun

Rachel Cooke

27, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on a book glut: to the victor go the spoils? | Editorial
Editorial: Many publishers are enjoying record sales – but not all. We must take care that those with the biggest names and deepest pockets are not the only beneficiaries


23, Aug, 2020 @5:25 PM

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Jilly Cooper tops inaugural Comedy women in print awards
The Rutshire Chronicles author received the lifetime achievement honour, with prizes for rising stars Laura Steven and Kirsty Eyre

Alison Flood

10, Jul, 2019 @7:30 PM

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Bonkbusters are about so much more than sex and shopping
Judith Krantz, who has died at 91, was a queen of the genre, putting confident women and their friendships to the fore

Sarah Hughes

30, Jun, 2019 @7:59 AM

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Over 40 and loving it: let's celebrate fiction with positive older characters
Too many books feature sterotypical older women who can’t use phones and don’t like sex. Gransnet and imprint HQ are looking for writers to change all that

Alison Flood

28, Jun, 2019 @3:21 PM

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