Persephone Books

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Persephone Books
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Founded 1999
Founder Nicola Beauman
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters location London, WC1
Publication types Neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers
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Persephone Books is an independent publisher based in Bloomsbury, London. Founded in 1999 by Nicola Beauman, Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly) women writers. Their collection of 117 books includes novels, short stories, diaries, memoirs and cookery books. Each has an grey cover and a ‘fabric’ endpaper with matching bookmark. They sell their books mostly through their website but also have a shop on Lamb's Conduit Street in London.


Authors published by Persephone Books include:


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