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Publication announcement: Hand to Mouth by Linda Tirado

‘You have to understand that we know we will never not feel tired. We will never feel hopeful. We will never get a vacation. Ever. We know that the very act of being poor guarantees that we will never not be poor.’ Virago is very proud to announce publication in October 2014 of Hand to…


Wave wins PEN/Ackerley Prize

We were delighted to hear last night that, from a shortlist of five, including memoirs by Julian Barnes and Penelope Lively, Sonali Deraniyagala’s Wave: A Memoir of Life After the Tsunami won the PEN/Ackerley Prize.   Sonali was in Sri Lanka so couldn’t be at the ceremony last night, but she sent this message, which was read…

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