Josie Silver is the author of One Day in Decembera delightful novel, perfect for curling up with by the fire. I loved it, and I’ll be recommending it all the romantics in my life. She talked to the Brit Lit Podcast about why winter brings out our romantic side, her favourite love stories in fiction, an example of how much blind luck can be involved in succeeding in the publishing industry, and more.


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Books Mentioned on the Podcast:

One Day in December, by Josie Silver

Bridget Jones’s Diary, by Helen Fielding

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

The Time Traveller’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

The Break, by Marian Keyes

Star-Crossed, by Minnie Darke

Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe

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