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An Extract from One Night New York

NEW YORK CITY Winter solstice, 21 December 1932 16.45 Her initial shock at the height had faded, but if Frances moved close to the edge, if she tipped her head over the waist-height balustrade, the […]

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Virago to publish memoir from Dame Eileen Atkins

Will She Do?   Dame Eileen Atkins, aged 86, writes her memoir for Virago, to be published in October 2021.   Will She Do? is the story of a girl from a council estate in […]

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Virago and the Emerging Writers Programme

Virago have partnered with the London Library on their Emerging Writers Programme, which offers unpublished writers, in all genres, one year’s membership of The London Library alongside writing development masterclasses, literary networking opportunities, peer support […]

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An Extract from Lullaby Beach

No more days, no more times, no more tides. No more secrets. A compelling novel about family secrets and the legacy of trauma, set against the changing fortunes of an English seaside town, from award-winning writer […]

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Virago looks forward to 2021

I think it’s safe to say that everyone is looking forward to 2021, for many different reasons: the roll-out of the vaccine, the first American vice-president who is a woman of colour, as well as […]

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Win a Year of Virago Books

Win a Year of Virago Books   This December we’re thrilled to offer our wonderful community the opportunity to win a ‘year of Virago books!’ Featuring both our agenda-setting non-fiction and award-winning fiction, we’ve got […]

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The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Edith Wharton

‘A volume in which rich and unexpected seams of precious materials await discovery’ Guardian Three hundred years of wanderlust are captured in this collection as women travel for peril or pleasure, whether to gaze into Persian […]

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OurShelves with special guest Daisy Johnson

How do you balance motherhood and creativity? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Daisy Johnson, Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Fen, Everything Under and Sisters, on rewriting the haunted house, why women are expected […]

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The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Joan Didion

‘A volume in which rich and unexpected seams of precious materials await discovery’ Guardian Three hundred years of wanderlust are captured in this collection as women travel for peril or pleasure, whether to gaze into Persian […]

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The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Edith Wharton

‘A volume in which rich and unexpected seams of precious materials await discovery’ Guardian Three hundred years of wanderlust are captured in this collection as women travel for peril or pleasure, whether to gaze into Persian […]

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OurShelves with special guest Sigrid Nunez

How do you overcome criticism? In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes interviews Sigrid Nunez, author of eight novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, The […]

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The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Anna Leonowens

‘A volume in which rich and unexpected seams of precious materials await discovery’ Guardian Three hundred years of wanderlust are captured in this collection as women travel for peril or pleasure, whether to gaze into Persian […]

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