Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Month: July 2019

Read the first chapter from THE BELLES

We are thrilled to welcome Dhonielle Clayton to the Gollancz Blog. Today, Dhonielle shares with us the inspiration behind her new novel The Belles as well as an exciting extract. The Belles will be available […]

Read More
Related Categories: Extract
Related Tags: ,

The Tea Towel by Melatu Uche Okorie

My Wrappa of Irish Literary Female Writers   My publishers sent me a piece from the Irish Times by John Boyne on the Irish literary tea towel in which he highlighted the absence of female […]

Read More

An Unknown Painting of the Young Anne of Cleves

Until last week, I would have stated firmly that there were no portraits of any of Henry VIII’s wives as young teenagers. But, wandering around the Basilika of St Lambertus in Dusseldorf (the former capital […]

Read More
Related Categories: H for History Posts

Happy Publication Day: 25th July 2019!

Ironically, on the hottest day of the year in the UK, we have a brand-new fantasy to share with you, set on the frosted streets of an alternate Reykjavik. If you’re looking for something fresh […]

Read More
Related Categories: Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson

HERBED TURKEY MEATBALLS WITH COURGETTE COUSCOUS

There is a wonderful familiarity about this dish that makes it a hit with many a picky eater. You can make extra batches of the raw meatballs to freeze for later use, simply defrosting them […]

Read More
Related Categories: Cookbook Confidential

First Look: Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus

Virago is delighted to reveal the jacket for Sandi Tokvig’s wonderful memoir, Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus which they publish on October 31st. Says Sandi Toksvig, who will also record the audio book: ‘I loved what I saw from the top […]

Read More
Related Categories: Virago News

The City in Flames

If you like slow-burning, intelligent and involving thrillers, then Michael Russell’s series, set in Dublin at the outbreak of World War II and featuring Stefan Gillespie, is for you. In this fifth outing for Stefan, […]

Read More
Related Categories: Friday Reads, The Crime Vault Posts
Related Tags:

Bookends Beach Party | David Nicholls, Sheila O’Flanagan and Rosanna Ley share their travel bucket lists!

  Each week this summer, we’re asking some of our favourite authors to share their summer essentials. This week, David Nicholls, Sheila O’Flanagan and Rosanna Ley tell us what’s on their holiday bucket lists.   […]

Read More
Related Categories: Bookends News

Between the Stops with Sandi Toksvig

Virago are delighted to announce Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus by the inimitable Sandi Toksvig, which is to be published on October 31, 2019. Writer, broadcaster, activist, comic on stage, screen and radio for […]

Read More
Related Categories: Virago News

Read an extract from Hormonal by Eleanor Morgan

Hormonal by Eleanor Morgan explores everything from contraception to PMS, in relation to anxiety, depression and taboos about hysteria and the ‘hormonal’ woman. It is a compelling portrait of the modern landscape of women and health, showing us […]

Read More
Related Categories: Virago News
Related Tags: , ,

Virago Modern Classic Book Club: Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories

  Virago Modern Classics Book Club JULY 2019 Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories by Noel Streatfeild Our book of the month this July is Noel Streatfeild’s Holiday Stories – perfectly nostalgic summer holiday reading! In this captivating new […]

Read More
Related Categories: Virago News

The Night Watch, National Tour Autumn 2019

  This autumn The Night Watch is being adapted for theatre and set to shine on tour for the very first time!   Olivier-nominated playwright Hattie Naylor creates a gripping and theatrically inventive adaptation of […]

Read More

We use cookies to enhance your visit to us. By using our website you agree to our use of these cookies. Find out more.