Lily Lindon - Author

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Lily Lindon is a writer and editorliving in London. She studied English at Cambridge, where she wrote, directed, and performed in theatre and comedy shows with the Footlights, at the Edinburgh Fringe, and across the US. She then worked at Penguin Random House, where she published the Vintage Classics' Love Letters of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. Currently, she's an Editor on creative writing courses at The Novelry and hosts Wit Lit, an interview podcast about funny books. She won a Comedy Women in Print Prize for 'funniest sex scene', an award she is still hiding from her mother. Double Booked is her debut novel, which she wrote during lockdown in a doomed attempt to stay sane.

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Double Booked

Double Booked

Author: Lily Lindon Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/06/2022

Of the many books birthed in the pandemic, Lily Lindon’s Double Booked is perhaps one of the funniest. Dubbed a queer romcom, the book is also a coming-of-age story for those who’ve outgrown their teens and are well on the way to adulthood. It makes Double Booked a refreshing take on self-discovery, a subject normally the preserve of the very young. We follow Gina as she takes on another self, George, in an attempt to live two different lives. Alongside the funnies is plenty of fizz. There’s an infectious energy to Lindon’s writing and every pages brims with real-life chat/goss/angst/love. As an editor working in publishing and someone who honed her comedic chops at Cambridge’s famous Footlights, the author is somewhat ‘double booking’ herself – and it’s paid off wonderfully. The LoveReading LitFest invited Lily Lindon to the festival to talk about Double Booked. The digitally native, all year round, online literature and books festival, with new content released every week is a free-for-all-users festival. What are you waiting for? Check out a preview of the event and sign up to become a member.

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