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Month: August 2019

A Place to Lie

I’ve always been fascinated by idyllic little villages – what really goes on behind the closed doors of cosy cottages? In Witchwood, deep in the Forest of Dean, where Rebecca Griffiths has set her second […]

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Q&A with Sigrid Nunez

SIGRID NUNEZ ON THE LAST OF HER KIND Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend chatted to us about reissuing her novel The Last of Her Kind, a haunting and provocative novel about female friendship, 1960s counterculture, race, […]

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Behind The Book Cover: Rose, Interrupted

Curious about the creative process behind creating a book cover? In the video below, designer Michelle Brackenborough talks to author Patrice Lawrence about everything that goes into creating stunning book covers – from finding inspiration, […]

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Virago Speakeasy at Pages Cheshire St: On Witches

  Where: Pages Cheshire St Bookshop, Shoreditch   When: 7-9pm Wednesday 30th October 2019   How much: £5 including a drink   Who: Shahrukh Husain, author of The Virago Book of Witches and Imogen Hermes […]

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Sex education for the 21st century guy

In a world of the ongoing conversation about consent highlighted by #MeToo, where can young men get a reliable, healthy understanding of sex? In Respect, Swedish writer and sex education expert Inti Chavez-Perez talks directly to […]

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Related Categories: Parenting, Relationships

COCONUT BANANA ICE CREAM AND CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

No more chasing after the ice-cream truck, make your own cool coconut banana ice cream and soft chewy chocolate chip cookies.

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Sandi Toksvig On Tour

Join us as we celebrate the release of Sandi Toksvig’s memoir, Between the Stops. To mark the release of Between the Stops, Sandi Toksvig will be hosting four very special events. Book your tickets now […]

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Related Categories: Virago News

September 13th Birmingham!

Birmingham! I’m coming to say hello on September 13th courtesy of the lovely Birmingham Science Fiction Group! It’d be lovely if you’re around; come knatter about geekery and books. For more information visit: http://www.birminghamsfgroup.org.uk/ Hope […]

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Related Categories: Kate Griffin Posts, Writing

‘I HAVE NOTHING IN MY FRIDGE’ STIR FRY

My challenge for you is to cook (and eat) everything in your fridge before you shop again. This eliminates food waste, saves a bit of money, and you get to exercise being creative with your meals.

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Our Bookends Rooftop Book Club 2019

Last week, we hosted our fabulous yearly Rooftop Book Club over at Bookends HQ, and many of you braved the rain for an evening of food, wine, and brilliant books!   A special thank you […]

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Which BKMRK book or series should you end your summer with?

Take our BKMRK quiz and find out which book you should end your summer of reading!   Click on the image below to start the quiz.  

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