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Virago News

Great Feminist Quotes to Inspire You this Christmas

As a little gift from Virago to you this yuletide, we wanted to send you all cards . . . not your traditional Christmas card, we’ll admit, but some of our favourite feminist quotations to […]

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Watch Carrie Brownstein at Rough Trade – and start reading Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

We’re enormously excited to announce that Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl – Carrie Brownstein’s candid, funny, deeply personal memoir of making a life in music – has been chosen as Rough Trade‘s BOOK OF […]

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A Halloween treat from Daphne du Maurier – read ‘The Doll’

This month we published two of Daphne du Maurier‘s best-loved and most spine-tingling short story collections as Virago Modern Classics designer hardbacks. Both The Birds and Don’t Look Now come with covers by award-winning textiles […]

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I Call Myself a Feminist – do you?

We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who sent us their favourite feminist quotes back in June. We loved them all, and a few even managed to make their way into the […]

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Hear Early One Morning on BBC Radio 4 – and discover some of our favourite characters

To mark the beginning of the Radio 4 Woman’s Hour dramatization of Early One Morning, one of our favourite books this year, we have each chosen a character to introduce. One of the great strengths of this […]

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Jennifer Klinec, the Temporary Bride, on inspiration and Iran

This month we’re delighted to publish The Temporary Bride in paperback, with a delicious new cover. Jennifer Klinec has written an exclusive short piece about Yazd (the Iranian province which inspired her memoir), her first […]

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Upstairs at the Party: songs from the 1970s

It’s Upstairs at the Party‘s turn in the Waterstones Book Club this week – head to their blog to read an extract and their brilliant recommendation for the book. To celebrate, Marie Claire have launched […]

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