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Novels That Shaped Our World

Love, Sex and Romance
0860685241
Author: Hurston, Zora Neale
Media class: Paperback
Adventure
0224602756
Author: Hemingway, Ernest
Media class: Hardback
Life, Death & Other Worlds
1846327733
Author: McCarthy, Cormac
Media class: Audio book
Politics, Power & Protest
0747582793
Author: Hosseini, Khaled.
Media class: Hardback
Novels that changed our world

2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Robinson Cruse and the BBC are marking this with a major festival. This will include a series on BBC 2 and the launch of a list of 100 novels which shaped our world.

The novels have been chosen by a panel of celebrities and promise to be an interesting and diverse list.  Divided into ten categories, their choices are wide ranging and inclusive and feature children’s books, contemporary classics, graphic novels, rollicking reads and some books that have contributed to a significant cultural shift.

In partnership with the BBC; The Reading Agency; The Publishers Association, CILIP, the British Library and Libraries Connected, Lincs Inspire Libraries will be making these novels available at all of our branch libraries.

In April, we will be running a month of promotional events in Immingham in partnership with BBC Radio Humberside.
January - Identity
0241975239
Author: Gyasi,Yaa
Media class: Paperback
More editions / formats: Hardback
0241975247
Author: Gyasi, Yaa, author.
Media class: eBook
1407408550
Author: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Media class: Audio book
More editions / formats: Paperback Hardback
BX00044358
Author: Plath, Sylvia
Media class: Paperback
More editions / formats: Large print Paperback Hardback
BX00028621
Author: Michaels, Anne.
Media class: Paperback
More editions / formats: Paperback Hardback
0141393963
Author: Achebe, Chinua.
Media class: eBook
More editions / formats: Paperback
Class & Society
0140292969
Author: Steinbeck, John.
Media class: Paperback
Coming of Age
1844080285
Author: Atwood, Margaret
Media class: Paperback
Family & Friendship
1408482681
Author: Brontë, Anne.
Media class: Digital audio file
Conflict & Crime
1846321484
Author: Hamid, Mohsin
Media class: Large print
Rule Breakers
1841591564
Author: Wodehouse, P. G
Media class: Hardback