Virginia Nicholson

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Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex. She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy, then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television. She is married to a writer, has three children and lives in Sussex.

For more information about the author, please visit her website.

 

 

Non-Fiction

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PERFECT WIVES IN IDEAL HOMES

2015

Viking

Virginia Nicholson tells the story of women in the 1950s: a time before the Pill, when divorce spelled scandal and two-piece swimsuits caused mass alarm.

MILLIONS LIKE US

2011

Viking

Virginia Nicholson unravels the aftermath of WWII through the eyes of women, paying tribute to their pioneering contributions to our national story. She tells how they loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime, and how they would never be the same again.

SINGLED OUT

2007

Penguin

How two million women survived without men after the First World War.

AMONG THE BOHEMIANS

2004

William Morrow

Experiments in living 1900-1939.

CHARLESTON

1997

Frances Lincoln

A Bloomsbury house and garden.