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  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780552178082
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.00

Between the Covers

Jilly Cooper on sex, socialising and survival

The legendary Jilly Cooper on sex, socialising and survival. A classic collection of Jilly's most-loved journalism showcasing her trademark wit, irreverence and caustically sharp observations to delight and entertain her fans.

'One truth I have learnt, as middle age enmeshes me like Virginia creeper, is that I shall never change-because my capacity for self-improvement is absolutely nil.'
Jilly Cooper's observations from her days as a much-loved newspaper columnist cover everything to do with sex, socialising and survival - from marriage, friendship and the minutiae of family life, to the tedium of going to visit people for the weekend, the stress of hosting dinner parties and the descent of middle age.

Entertaining and full of heart, this classic collection of journalism from the legendary author explores the highs and lows of everyday life with wit, wisdom and warmth.

  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780552178082
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.00

About the author

Jilly Cooper

Jilly Cooper is a journalist, author and media superstar. The author of many number one bestselling novels, she lives in Gloucestershire with her rescue racing greyhound, Bluebell.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates by the Universities of Gloucestershire and Anglia Ruskin, and won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print lifetime achievement award in 2019. She was appointed CBE in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

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Praise for Between the Covers

No one else can make me laugh and cry, sometimes at the same time, quite like Jilly Cooper

Gill Sims

Jilly Cooper's non-fiction is just as entertaining as her novels

Pandora Sykes

This book has given me so much pleasure

Alan Titchmarsh

Britain needs this jolly Jilly Cooper collection...Line after line, anecdote after anecdote is laugh-out-loud funny, the prose bouncing along like a labrador puppy

The Times

There are so many lifestyle columnists today, you forget that Cooper did it first and did it best

The Telegraph

A collection of Jilly Cooper's vintage newspaper columns is bitchy, sexy, insightful and, most of all, great fun


She is simply a legend

Daily Mail

What better gift to give for Christmas than this wonderfully irreverent collection of the great Jilly Cooper's columns from the 60s?

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