The Lido by Libby Page
The novel everyone’s talking about, The Lido centres on Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26, who come together to save their local outdoor swimming pool. Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but now everything she knows is changing: the library where she used to work has closed, the fruit and veg shop has become a bar, and her husband has died. Kate has just moved and feels alone in the city. At the bottom rung of her career as a journalist on a local paper, when the lido is threatened with closure, Kate knows this story could be her chance to shine.