The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: January 2012
Duration: 4 hours 46 minutes
Famous novel made into a cult film, and one of only 25 books chosen for the first ever World BookNight in 2011. A liberated young schoolteacher at an Edinburgh girls' school during the 1930's instructs her girls on the ways of life. Ignoring the more mundane subjects, she teaches them of love, politics and art, with some shocking consequences.