Persephone Books

Persephone Books is an independent publisher based in Bloomsbury, London. Founded in 1999 by Nicola Beauman, Persephone Books reprints works largely by women writers of the late 19th and 20th century, though the company also publishes a few books by men. Their catalogue of 135 books[1] include fiction (novels and short stories) and non-fiction (diaries, memoirs and cookery books). Each book has a grey dustjacket and endpaper using a contemporaneous design, with a matching bookmark.

Persephone Books
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FounderNicola Beauman
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationLondon, WC1
Publication typesLargely-neglected fiction and non-fiction by women writers

They sell their books mostly through their website, but also have a shop on Lamb's Conduit Street, London.


Authors published by Persephone Books include:


  1. ^ "Persephone Books". Persephone Books. 12 April 2020.

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