Persephone Readers

A group for all lovers of Persephone books, "reprints [of] forgotten classics by twentieth-century (mostly women) writers. Each one in our collection of seventy books is intelligent, thought-provoking and beautifully written, and most are ideal presents or a good choice for reading groups."

The picture to the right depicts the endpaper of Persephone's first book, William: An Englishman by Cicely Hamilton.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Persephone Books Moving to Bath4 unread / 4anbolyn, April 9
Which PERSEPHONE are you reading, PART IV14 unread / 14anbolyn, March 17
Interview with Nicola Beauman6 unread / 6laurenbufferd, February 22
All Virago/All August (which includes Persephones)1 unread / 1anbolyn, July 2019
Persephone Readathon#3 (May 31st-June 9th, 2019)2 unread / 2anbolyn, June 2019
In the News3 unread / 3anbolyn, April 2019
Persephone 20th Anniversary1 unread / 1anbolyn, March 2019
DESPISED AND REJECTED on the radio1 unread / 1elkiedee, October 2018
Which PERSEPHONE are you reading, PART III5 unread / 5anbolyn, September 2018
Mini Persephone Readathon June 1-3, 20184 unread / 4iamnobird321, May 2018
Persephone Readathon February 1-11, 20187 unread / 7TheBookTrunk, February 2018
#persephoneseptember2 unread / 2LyzzyBee, September 2017
Persephone Letter1 unread / 1anbolyn, August 2017
Persephones for Book Groups?2 unread / 2anbolyn, August 2017
Forthcoming Persephones6 unread / 6anbolyn, July 2017
Which PERSEPHONE are you reading, PART II381 unread / 381LyzzyBee, June 2017
MPD offer today!11 unread / 11sambadoll, September 2015
Persephone Readers MESSAGE BOARD123 unread / 123kaggsy, September 2015
US retailers6 unread / 6sambadoll, August 2015
Nicola Beauman2 unread / 2anbolyn, November 2014
Newest Persephones3 unread / 3anbolyn, November 2014
Biannually Autumn/Winter 2014/152 unread / 2kaggsy, October 2014
Susan Glaspell.4 unread / 4BeyondEdenRock, August 2014
What is your most recent Persephone purchase? PART II142 unread / 142Leseratte2, July 2014
Duplicate Persephones8 unread / 8toast_and_tea, June 2014
Winifred Holtby on Facebook5 unread / 5GingerCrinkle, April 2014
Biannually Archive online5 unread / 5rainpebble, March 2014
Special September Offer!11 unread / 11ccookie, November 2013
The Persephone Biannually, No. 12 - Spring/Summer 201311 unread / 11HolmesGirl221b, July 2013
Simple questions7 unread / 7rainpebble, April 2013
Persephone shop outing8 unread / 8MissDarcy, March 2013
Fictional Persephone Readers7 unread / 7booktruffler, February 2013
Persephone Book Club In Melbourne, Australia1 unread / 1Katroo, January 2013
The Persephone Biannually, No. 11 - Spring/Summer 20122 unread / 2rainpebble, December 2012
Savidgereads the Persephone 1002 unread / 2LyzzyBee, November 2012
Miss Buncle series3 unread / 3kaggsy, November 2012
What is your most recent Persephone purchase?361 unread / 361GSLulos, May 2012
Katherine Mansfield6 unread / 6kaggsy, April 2012
Need some advice on what to buy27 unread / 27romain, March 2012
Hypothetical fantasy - Persephone Ebook editions16 unread / 16Heaven-Ali, December 2011
Dorothy Whipple stories on Radio 412 unread / 12Soupdragon, November 2011
The Persephone Biannually, No. 10 - Autumn/Winter 2011-129 unread / 9bleuroses, November 2011
Autumn 2011 books!4 unread / 4carolineauckland, August 2011
A Persephone dating service?4 unread / 4Heaven-Ali, August 2011
Hope all the other UK Persephone group members are OK3 unread / 3Ygraine, August 2011
BBC R4 Open Book: A Book of One's Own featuring Nicola Beauman, publisher of Persephone Books3 unread / 3chrisharpe, July 2011
Persephone Biannually No. 21 unread / 1Chimpster, May 2011
The Persephone Biannually No.9 - Spring Summer 20118 unread / 8digifish_books, May 2011
The Sack of Bath??30 unread / 30romain, April 2011
Persephone endpapers6 unread / 6Marensr, March 2011
Interview with Nicola Beauman: The future of Persephone18 unread / 18FemmeNoiresque, March 2011
Persephone Reading Weekend is here!9 unread / 9mrsvjdw, February 2011
Persephone Reading Weekend11 unread / 11VPaladin, February 2011
The Persephone Diary4 unread / 4bunnyb, January 2011
Which books do you wish Persephone would reissue?15 unread / 15elkiedee, December 2010
Books published by Persephone as mentioned in other books8 unread / 8bleuroses, November 2010
Biannually No 8 Autumn 201015 unread / 15Marensr, November 2010
Biannually No. 7 Spring/Summer 201010 unread / 10Marensr, June 2010
Forum4 unread / 4digifish_books, June 2010
Persephone Mother's Day offer2 unread / 2rainpebble, March 2010
Top Persephones for 200919 unread / 19digifish_books, February 2010
How did you discover Persephone?50 unread / 50VioletBramble, February 2010
How many? and How do you get them?48 unread / 48elkiedee, February 2010
Besides the Shuttle, what else has Persephone abridged?24 unread / 24tuppy_glossop, November 2009
New biannually and cataglogue out today!39 unread / 39digifish_books, November 2009
Saplings by Noel Streatfeild3 unread / 3digifish_books, October 2009
Persephone Biannually No 528 unread / 28Ortolan, June 2009
a review of Nicola's latest3 unread / 3romain, April 2009
Anyone in London on 14 April?6 unread / 6englishrose60, April 2009
Persephone lunch8 unread / 8Marensr, March 2009
Happy Birthday Persephone!4 unread / 4bleuroses, March 2009
Which Persephone are you reading now?213 unread / 213ms.hjelliot, March 2009
Persephones in the States10 unread / 10Marensr, March 2009
Choose my next P read.19 unread / 19miss_read, March 2009
Dorothy Canfield Fisher and Julia Child4 unread / 4Louise_SDY, January 2009
What Should Persephone Publish Next?76 unread / 76bleuroses, December 2008
New Facebook group for Persephone fans9 unread / 9miss_read, November 2008
The New Shop!48 unread / 48Marensr, October 2008
Persephone Classics - News20 unread / 20Marensr, October 2008
Pandora Press, Mothers of the Novel20 unread / 20Sibylle.Night, September 2008
Persphone lecture - 18 Nov London5 unread / 5TerrierGirl, September 2008
Miss Pettigrew5 unread / 5antisyzygy, August 2008
Dorothy Whipple7 unread / 7Sibylle.Night, June 2008
Three new Persephones in April28 unread / 28Louise_SDY, May 2008
Persephone books on film16 unread / 16bleuroses, May 2008
Little Boy Lost - Marghanita Laski9 unread / 9charlottestar, March 2008
Duplicate copy8 unread / 8bleuroses, January 2008
Persephone Letter - December 155 unread / 5aluvalibri, December 2007
Persephone in shops3 unread / 3miss_read, December 2007
Ruby Ferguson4 unread / 4LyzzyBee, November 2007
Persephone Letter - May 3014 unread / 14bleuroses, October 2007
I see I am quoted in this months Persephone quarterly6 unread / 6LyzzyBee, October 2007
Persephones in the U.S.!3 unread / 3marise, October 2007
Free Book!16 unread / 16Caroline_McElwee, October 2007
The Shuttle14 unread / 14Louise_SDY, September 2007
Elizabeth Taylor20 unread / 20bleuroses, September 2007
Help me choose my next three Persephones12 unread / 12LyzzyBee, August 2007
Persephone Biannually Catalogue6 unread / 6Caroline_McElwee, August 2007
The shop!10 unread / 10rec, July 2007
Persephone Letter - June 304 unread / 4miss_read, July 2007
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