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The Making of Persephone Books: Virtual Conversation with Founder Nicola Beauman
Founder Nicola Beauman discusses the origins of Persephone Books, a small, London-based publisher-bookseller, as well as the rediscovered books that have made it famous.
Virtual Conversation: A Bookstore of One’s Own: The Making of Persephone Books
Nicola Beauman in conversation with Mary Warnement
As bookstores around the world face declining sales, mergers, and even closures, one small, London-based publisher-bookstore has managed to thrive while dealing in an unexpectedly niche category: out-of-print books by women writers. Persephone Books—named after the Greek goddess as a symbol of creativity—started out as a small mail-order publishing business butView more
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