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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 to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell... Read more

Virago wins six-publisher fight for Grush's untold space story

Virago has triumphed in a six-publisher auction for The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women in Space by science reporter Loren Grush.... Read more

Virago acquires two books from debut author Kate Maxwell

Virago will publish Hush by Kate Maxwell, a "compulsive and powerful" debut novel about the dark side of motherhood and the first in a two-book... Read more

Virago relaunches podcast as Ourshelves in new format

Virago Press is relaunching its podcast as "Ourshelves" under a new format and with a new host, while guests lined up include Margaret Atwood and Linda Grant.... Read more

Virago gets third novel from award-winner Onuzo

Virago has picked up the third novel by Chibundu Onuzo, a “moving, funny and surprising” story of a mixed-race British woman who goes in search... Read more

Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

Virago has acquired I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown in an eight-way auction.... Read more

Story of Churchill's daughter-in-law to Virago

Virago has acquired a new book from Sonia Purnell, telling the "explosive" story of Pamela Harriman, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s beloved daughter-in-law, and "secret weapon" during the Second World... Read more

Virago acquires historian Virginia Nicholson's Undressing Women

Virago has acquired Undressing Women from historian Virginia Nicholson, exploring 100 years of women's lives in British history through fashion and beauty. Read more

Virago to publish new Gilead series book

Virago announced the release date for Jack by Marilynne Robinson, the fourth instalment in the Gilead series, on 15th September 2020.... Read more

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