Nicola Beauman

Nicola Beauman wrote three books between 1983 and 1993 and a fourth in 2009. In 1998 she founded Persephone Books, which now has 125 titles in print; it was set up to reprint (mostly) women writers, (mostly) of the inter-war period, as portrayed in her first book A Very Great Profession: The Woman’s Novel 1914-39: this was the initial inspiration for Persephone’s reprints of twentieth century novels, short stories, cookery books and memoirs.

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