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Is true gender equality still stranger than fiction?

There are some men who, upon learning that I have been involved in two feminist books, like to say to me that women are: “More... Read more

Virago goes for Syrian activist Mrie’s memoir

Virago has pre-empted an "astounding" memoir by Syrian activist Loubna Mrie, who took on the Assad regime and her own abusive father. Read more

Virago acquires fresh take on TS Eliot ahead of release of over 1,000 letters

Virago is publishing Eliot Among the Women by TS Eliot biographer Lyndall Gordon, a book exploring the impact of the women in Eliot's life on... Read more

Virago to shed light on everyday sexism in the music industry

Virago has acquired pop culture critic and author Amy Raphael’s book, A Seat at the Table, seeking to address gender imbalance at all levels of... Read more

Salt snaps up Virago founder's memoir about the 'messiness of life'

Salt will publish Virago’s former director Ursula Owen's "deeply engaging" memoir Single Journey Only.  Read more

Virago seizes Megan Abbott's tale of female ambition

Virago has acquired two new novels from Megan Abbott, the author behind Dare Me and You Will Know Me (Picador), including a thriller about female ambition.... Read more

Virago signs Carrie Gracie book on equality in the workplace following BBC pay row

Virago is publishing a book on equality in the workplace from journalist Carrie Gracie, one of the number of high-profile BBC women who challenged the national broadcaster over equal pay.... Read more

Virago podcast relaunches

Virago has re-launched its podcast, a monthly celebration of books, reading, writing and women’s voices, featuring selected writers from its stable. Read more

Publishers pledge support to The Feminist Library

Penguin Random House, Virago, 4th Estate and the team behind The Women’s Prize have all made significant book donations to The Feminist Library to celebrate... Read more

Virago to publish 'gripping' debut The Incendiaries

Virago is publishing The Incendiaries by R O Kwon, a book about a couple, one of whom is drawn into a secretive cult tied to North Korea.... Read more

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