Persephone Books

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Persephone Books
Persephone Books
Founded 1999
Founder Nicola Beauman
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location London
Official website

Persephone Books is an independent publisher based in Bloomsbury, London. Founded in 1999 by Nicola Beauman, Persephone has a catalogue of 107 "neglected novels, diaries, poetry, short stories, non-fiction, biography and cookery books, mostly by women and mostly dating from the early to mid-twentieth century". [1] in paperback, with a dust jacket. They also publish a Persephone Notebook and a Biannual magazine, featuring details of their upcoming publications. Their books often have a dove grey cover with a cream label, and has printed endpapers, often of a fabric from the original year of publication. Persephone Books also holds events such as film screenings and book groups.


  1. ^ Persephone catalogue no 10, 2009-10

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