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Stylist features SHOP GIRL as Top Summer Read

The Penguin Team recommend Mary Portas’ Shop Girl on Stylist’s Top 10 Summer Books.


Harriet Horobin, Assistant Editor (Digital) of Penguin, says:


‘The Queen of Shops might surprise you with this book. It is as much a vivid and charming evocation of a 1960’s childhood in Watford as a heartfelt memoir about overcoming grief and difficult circumstances. Portas shares her stories of stealing lemonade and getting in trouble for giggling during church services, the effect of the sudden death of her mother, and her struggle for self-actualisation as she starts a job window-dressing in Harrods. A very entertaining read!’


See the full list of Top 10 summer reads here.