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Virago by Numbers

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Virago by Numbers

What a year 2018 has been! We’ve had so much to celebrate, from anniversaries to awards, here are a few highlights:

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45 Years of Virago

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40 Years of Virago Modern Classics

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74 Books published

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80 Years of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca

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100 Years of Muriel Spark

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85 years since Testament of Youth first published

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20 Years of Tipping the Velvet

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150 Years of Little Women

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1 Critically acclaimed film

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1 Waterstones Book of the Month

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1 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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80 Virago events

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2000 Hardback copies of The Guilty Feminist signed

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1 Podcast relaunched

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1st novel published from Greenland

Crimson by Niviaq Korneliussen

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1st graphic novel published

Fruit of Knowledge by Liv Strömquist

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1st UK publication of German wartime classic The Seventh Cross

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9 Books by 1st-time authors:

Radical Help by Hilary Cottam

The Wind in My Hair by Masih Alinejad

You’re on an Airplane by Parker Posey

The Only Girl by Robin Green

I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson

Can We All Be Feminists? by June Eric-Udorie

Promising Young Women by Caroline O’Donoghue

The Incendiaries by RO Kwon

Crimson by Niviaq Korneliussen

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What are your 2018 highlights?

One Response to "Virago by Numbers"

  1. Hilary Temple Posted on 29th December 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Seeing a whole shelf in Waterstones King Street branch in Lancaster devoted to Virago Modern Classics editions of our author, Angela Thirkell. Complete with the bookmarks that I kindly (!) supplied.

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