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Publishing Phyllis Bottome
After returning from a lecture tour in the United States, PB published a first-person account of life in Britain during the war, Mansion House of Liberty, with Little, Brown in Boston.
Calder, Robert. Beware the British Serpent. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.
169
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Christina Stead
She had been working on this novel, originally titled Mrs Trollope and Madame Blaise, in the early 1950s. Her New York agent, Helen Strauss , was pessimistic from the first about placing it, and...
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
The book was first published in London by Faber and Faber ; the following year, it was published in the United States by Little, Brown and Company .
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Josephine Tey
The play was published that year by Victor Gollancz in London and by Little, Brown in Boston.
Tey, Josephine. Richard of Bordeaux. Little, Brown, 1934.
prelims
Samuel French , Longmans , Penguin , and Pan all published editions of it between 1935 and 1966.
Harben, Niloufer. Twentieth-Century English History Plays: from Shaw to Bond. Macmillan, 1988.
93
Publishing Phyllis Bottome
In the United States, where it was published by Little, Brown and Company , it was reprinted twice in its first month of publication.
Calder, Robert. Beware the British Serpent. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004.
196
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Monica Dickens
Stevenson wrote that after marriage there are no more bypath meadows where you may innocently linger, but the road lies long and straight and dusty to the grave.
Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. Heinemann, 1978.
130
MD 's difficulty in acclimatising to...
Publishing Rumer Godden
It was begun in postwar London and finished at Arundel.
Godden, Rumer. A House with Four Rooms. Macmillan, 1989.
69-70
It was the last novel owed to Little Brown under RG 's contract with them; after it, she says, Viking Presshad taken...
Publishing Mary Lavin
This volume appeared in the USA from Little, Brown and Company , the year after its English publication, as At Sallygap and Other Stories. It was translated into Dutch in 1971 for publication in Holland.
Krawschak, Ruth, and Regina Mahlke. Mary Lavin: A Checklist. R. Krawschak, 1979.
1-2
Publishing Ngaio Marsh
NM published with Little Brown of Boston, USA, a detective novel entitled Killer Dolphin, which then appeared (not until the following year) in London as Death at the Dolphin.
Lewis, Margaret. Ngaio Marsh: A Life. Chatto & Windus, 1991.
194
OCLC WorldCat.
Publishing Laura Riding
The great unpublished work of LR 's lifetime was a dictionary. Various groups of friends collaborated on the early phases of this project, first in Mallorca and then in London. Its ancestor was a modest...
Publishing Laura Riding
That change in life-course, however, put a lengthy stop to work on the dictionary. On 8 September 1942, by which time she was working on it with Schuyler Jackson and a new contract had been...
Publishing Michèle Roberts
She began this book out of an impulse to think about where I came from, both genetically and socio-historically.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago, 2007.
313
Keeping to her unalterable schedule of several hours reading a day, she did painstaking research...
Publishing Ali Smith
Once recovered from chronic fatigue syndrome, Smith began writing stories again after a ten-year interval (she had been writing plays in the interim). The stories that would comprise Free Love were first sent to her...
Publishing Margery Allingham
She based it on a family story of her forebears: an early-nineteenth-century John Allingham who had a second family by Charlotte Duncan, in addition to his legitimate family.
Martin, Richard. Ink in Her Blood: The Life and Crime Fiction of Margery Allingham. UMI Research Press, 1988.
133
The English publisher was Michael Joseph
Publishing Dodie Smith
DS published her first novel, the romantic story I Capture the Castle, with Little, Brown in Boston.
Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
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Timeline

21 June 1973
Virago Press held its first board meeting (of directors Carmen Callil , Rosie Boycott , and Marsha Rowe ). The press was established in London with financial support from Quartet Books .
By Autumn 1975
Carmen Callil 's new Virago Press issued its first title, Mary Chamberlain 's Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village, an indictment of rural poverty as it bears on women.
January 1996
Virago Press resumed operations as an imprint of another larger company, Little Brown . Its board took the decision to sell in 1995, two years after its twentieth birthday.