Virago’s non-fiction picks for 2017
This year we are publishing a selection of incredible writers, including Souad Mehennet, Carina Chocano and 23 year old Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Nadia Murad. Read on to find out about more about the non-fiction we’re looking forward to sharing with you in 2017. Lennie Goodings, Publisher `Marvellous’ says Diana Athill about this wonderful biography of Molly Keane […]Read More
Frances Weetman wins the inaugural Virago/New Statesman Women’s Prize for Politics and Economics
The Virago/New Statesman Award for a new woman economic and political writer has been won by Frances Weetman. A graduate of Durham University, from Newcastle, Frances Weetman was the unanimous choice of the four judges. With Frances Weetman the judges felt that they had found a new writer on economics who shows originality and rigorous […]Read More
Iain Banks talks to… Ken Livingstone?
The New Statesman website has posted an interview with Iain carried out by none other than Ken Livingstone. Yes, that Ken Livignstone, the former Mayor of London. Turns out he’s something of an sf fan: he name-checks David Brin and mentions putting in an appearance at the Brighton SF Festival in 1987, and says he […]Read More