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How Much of These Hills is Gold | Early Extract

On 9th April we will publish this year’s literary publishing sensation, How Much of These Hills is Gold by debut author C Pam Zhang. We’ve decided to share a short extract to give you flavour […]

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How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona

Extract   How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie Celona   A compelling literary mystery about the dark corners in a small community, from Marjorie Celona, whose award-winning debut novel Y was praised by Evie […]

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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Vol. II

Read an extract from The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Vol. II     Preface   My involvement with the life of Anne Lister began with a visit to the Calderdale Archives one late […]

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Read and extract from The Street by Ann Petry

A gripping novel from 1946, The Street is prescient and powerful and as relevant today as it was when first published. New York City, 1940s. In a crumbling tenement in Harlem, Lutie Johnson is determined to build […]

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Board the No. 12 Bus with Sandi Toksvig

Read an extract from Sandi Toksvig’s memoir, Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus Preface   When I was about seven my father gave me my […]

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Read and Extract from The Virago Book of Witches

Preface The witch: resilient, edgy, awe-inspiring and potent. She never disappears from our culture for long. Iconic celebrities such as Björk and Ariana Grande have claimed an association with Wicca. Witches strut the catwalk with […]

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Read and Extract from Tegan and Sara’s Memoir

  High School is Tegan and Sara’s first memoir, chronicling their teenage years during the height of grunge and rave culture in the 1990s in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The memoir is a bravely honest account […]

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