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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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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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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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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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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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An Extract from A Seat at the Table

INTERVIEWS WITH WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE OF MUSIC   ‘Fascinating and illumianting’ Stylist   ‘Perceptive and candid’ Irish Times   ‘Variously optimistic, troubling, joyful, illuminating, fierce and thoughtful’ Guardian   Journalist Amy Raphael talks to 18 incredible women […]

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The Virago Book of Women Travellers: Mary Wollstonecraft

‘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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Read an Extract from Letters To My Daughter

A collection of wisdom and life lessons, from the beloved and bestselling author of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.     Dear Daughter,   This letter has taken an extraordinary time getting itself […]

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Fast Fashion Needs to Slow Down

What is fast fashion and how will slowing it down help the planet?   The following is an extract from Your Planet Needs You! by Bernadette Vallely, Amy Charuy-Hughes and Bethan Stewart James; three women from different […]

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Read an extract from The Healing

Following faith healer, Harlan Jane Eagleton, The Healing is a beautifully-written portrait of this woman’s past and how she came to her first healing.     |   I open a tin of Spirit of […]

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