Books for Change, 2018 This March, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, we are once again talking Books for Change. Inspired by the official hashtag, #PressForProgress, we will be sharing books by women that push boundaries: a Virago Press For Progress collection. And we want to see yours too. To get involved with […]Read More
As the ever divine Beyoncé says… Who runs the world? GIRLS!
We’re continuing our love for International Women’s Day on Bookends with author Hannah Doyle and lots of #YesSquad love. ‘International Women’s Day has got me thinking about all the incredible women who I’m lucky enough to have in my life. I’ve been reflecting on my own personal achievements of late, like leaving the house without […]Read More
Team bookends’ pick of fictional women who beat the odds
Happy International Woman’s Day! In celebration, the Bookends team have compiled a list of the women who came out on top against the odds. Here’s the run down… Jane Eyre in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre is born with few advantages in life: her parents die; she’s left to be raised with relatives who […]Read More
Friday Reads: International Women’s Day
Today’s Friday Reads post is thematic in celebration of International Women’s Day, which has been, quite rightly, trending on Twitter all day, and has evidently got the Gollancz team thinking about all manner of female-focused things. We left the scope pretty open to the team, so here we have a collaboration celebrating everything from bloggers […]Read More