Bimingham Gift Guide: Books

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Here's Brum Faves selection of books about Birmingham or written by local authors - or both!

  • 27 by Ryan Davis - Rock 'n' roll novel based in Birmingham in 1999.

  • Father of Locks by Andy Killeen - Unveils the historical truth behind the Arabian Nights tales

  • No Mean Affair by Robert Ronsson - Glasgow housewife’s journey from the poverty of the tenements to the centre of British political power in Westminster

  • Clovenhoof by Heide Goody & Iain Grant - Satan is fired from his job as Prince of Hell and exiled to that most terrible of places: English suburbia.

  • After the Interview by A A Abbott - We’ve all made mistakes at job interviews, but what happens when the tables are turned?

  • Spilt Milk Black Coffee by Helen Cross - Handsome Amir, somewhere in his twenties, somewhere in a Yorkshire town, is torn between duty and lust.

  • Trampled Under Foot: The Power and Excess of Led Zeppelin by Barney Hoskyns

  • Million Dollar Dress by Heide Goody - Modern-day Cinderella story

  • In Other Hands by Iain Grant - People on the margins of society and the ties that bind us all together.

  • Beatrice by Fiona Joseph - The Cadbury Heiress Who Gave Away Her Fortune

Any more to add to the list? Let's have your recommendations in the comments or please tweet @BrumFaves