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Parker Posey talks to the about her new memoir 'You’re on an Airplane' which we publish on the 30th July!
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Do you have the on your radar? It's a superb weekly dose of , straight to your inbox. We were particularly enamoured by this letter about 's use of female honorifics by :
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Virago Press Jul 18
Donna Tartt, Margaret Atwood, Marilynne Robinson and JKR are among the 's 46 finalists. This longlist will be whittled down to 4 finalists and 3 of the shortlisted authors will be picked through a public vote! Cast your vote here:
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Virago Press Jul 18
A surprising new literature prize has dropped into the literary calendar. The is taking the place of the the postponed 2018 Nobel prize for literature, which is currently shrouded in an ongoing sex scandal. Find out more:
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Virago Press Jul 18
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Virago Press Jul 18
Excited to see that is soon to read The Seventh Cross by . Can't wait to hear what he thinks of this gripping WWII German classic.
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CN Lester Jul 17
So the giveaway commences! Every library/group/school who asked us getting a copy - individuals, check your email in 15 minutes. Huge thanks to and for generous author copies and extra books.
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Virago Press Jul 17
Wishing a very happy launch day! We are so proud to share an office with this incredible, innovative imprint.
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Team Picturehouse Jul 15
Our friends at are giving away two book bundles to celebrate our Hitchcock season! Head to Spotlight to enter:
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Ailah Ahmed Jul 16
'Eric-Udorie calls to mind a young Audre Lorde' - Huge congrats to and all the amazing contributors - early review in for ?
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Virago Press Jul 15
Wishing Virago’s founder, Carmen Callil, a very happy 80th birthday
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Virago Press Jul 13
'Today [The Seventh Cross] is perhaps more important than ever, a stark warning to remain alert for the moment our own thinking begins to turn toward an accommodation with the creeping rise of totalitarianism around us'
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CN Lester Jul 12
Stop presses! have very generously donated 10 more copies of to give away - if you know a library/group/school/uni that could use a compassionate, hopeful look at trans lives/possibilities then let me know and share
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Virago Press Jul 12
Brilliant in-depth review of German classic The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers in Listen to an extract here:
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Edinburgh Book Fest Jul 12
The welfare state was once revolutionary but it is now out of kilter. argues that human relationships will be the driver of a brave, practical and affordable system of social support for the 21st century. She discusses , 18 Aug
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Virago Press Jul 12
'When asked what she wanted her legacy to be, she said: "That I hung in there. That I didn’t say, ‘I can’t."' The 2nd fabulous in is on Dorothy West who we publish next year. Brava, - we're loving this column!
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Donna Coonan Jul 11
This is just taped together with paper and sticky-back plastic, so don't get too excited - the book's not out until November. Unseasonal, I know, and I really do apologise, but I just couldn't help myself! 😍🤗
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Virago Press Jul 11
'It's not just simple dancing - it's an act of protest' , Iranian journalist and author of spoke to the BBC about the dancing videos protesting the arrest of :
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Virago Press Jul 10
Let’s dance in support of who was arrested for dancing. Women the world over should be free to express themselves however they choose.
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Virago Press Jul 10
“Here is a gripping tale that permits us to peek at the inner workings of the Iranian Revolution.” - Rafia Zakaria Read the  review for 's The Wind In My Hair here:
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