Competitions

Win Lauren Graham’s new book

In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It offers grounded, inspiring advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Graham. Hilarious and relatable, this book will encourage you to keep finding joy in what you’re doing, especially when the joy isn’t finding you….

The Seventh Cross – advance reading copy giveaway

Like Alone in Berlin and Suite Franciase, The Seventh Cross is a powerful, defiant and gripping novel, written and set when the Nazis were in power. Virago publish in hardback in June this year, but we have advance copies to give away to five lucky readers. To be in with a chance of winning, simply fill in the form below,…

Win a SIGNED copy of TWO SISTERS by Asne Seierstad

In October 2013 two teenage sisters left Oslo for Syria. Two Sisters is the powerful and gripping true account of a family torn apart by Åsne Seierstad, the author of the international bestseller The Bookseller of Kabul. Åsne Seierstad was in the Virago offices at the end of last month and we have ten signed…

Win a copy of In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant

To celebrate publication of Sarah Dunant’s thrilling new novel, In the Name of the Family, we’re giving away five copies in paperback. Three times Book of the Year, In the Name of the Family is ‘a stunning tale of power and family’ which confirms Sarah Dunant’s position as the leading novelist of the Renaissance and…

Win Good Behaviour Goodies to Celebrate Molly Keane

‘Molly Keane writes with such a lightness of touch, and with bursts of shockingly funny black comedy’ – Marian Keyes. A wonderfully honest and deeply accomplished tribute to a complicated, talented mother and writer – out now in paperback. To celebrate publication of Molly Keane: A Life, we’re offering one Virago reader the chance to win…

Give a Virago

The gift of a good book

There is nothing better than receiving a good book, except perhaps giving one in return. So this festive period, we are giving you the chance to win two copies of Marriage by Susan Ferrier simply by snapping a picture of any Virago book you receive this winter – one copy for you and one for the person who…

Win a signed copy of The Last Girl by Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad is a Yazidi girl who, at just 23 years old, has survived genocide and captivity by ISIS. She is now working with Amal Clooney to challenge the world to fight ISIS on behalf of our people. The Last Girl is Nadia’s story, published by Virago on 9th November. We have five signed copies…

Book of the Month: Excellent Women

Virago Modern Classic Book Club: Excellent Women

This November we are reading Barbara Pym’s Excellent Women. One of the most endearingly amusing English novels of the twentieth century – Alexander McCall Smith Mildred Lathbury is one of those ‘excellent women’ who is often taken for granted. She is a godsend, ‘capable of dealing with most of the stock situations of life – birth,…

Alias Grace

Win a signed copy of Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

The Netflix adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace debuts in the UK on 3rd November. To celebrate, we have five signed copies of the new edition to give away. If you liked The Handmaid’s Tale, you’ll love Alias Grace.  While The Handmaid’s Tale takes place in a dystopian future and Alias Grace takes us back…