Reading Lists:

Persephone prints mainly neglected fiction and non-fiction by women, for women and about women. The titles are chosen to appeal to busy women who rarely have time to spend in ever-larger bookshops and who would like to have access to a list of books designed to be neither too literary nor too commercial. The books are guaranteed to be readable, thought-provoking and impossible to forget.

Virago is the outstanding international publisher of books by women. Putting women center stage; exploring untold stories of their lives and histories; breaking the silence around many women’s experiences; publishing new fiction alongside a rich list of rediscovered classics; and above all championing women’s talent.