Virginia Woolf

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In the footsteps of Virginia Woolf: walking the west Cornwall coast to the Badger pub
Starting in arty St Ives, this route takes in a hill the writer ‘staggered up’ in 1909, the lighthouse that inspired her novel, and finishes in a pub she loved

Phoebe Taplin

17, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Bring No Clothes: Bloomsbury and the Philosophy of Fashion by Charlie Porter review – style revolution
A fashion journalist links the sartorial choices of Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, TS Eliot et al to their avant garde outlook on life

Kathryn Hughes

06, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Bohemian rhapsody: how the fashion world fell for Charleston, the Bloomsbury set’s country farmhouse
From Virginia Woolf and her circle to Kate Moss’s Vogue shoot, the unconventional Sussex farmhouse has captured imaginations across the decades

Jess Cartner-Morley

12, Aug, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The last word on: Hope
Kicking off our new monthly series about emotions in literature, Sophie Ratcliffe finds the best literary descriptions of hopefulness

Sophie Ratcliffe

06, Jul, 2023 @11:00 AM

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The Diary of Virginia Woolf review – a book for the ages
Woolf’s epic and unmatchable record of her life, times and writing process

Hermione Lee

22, Jun, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Top 10 adventure stories
The genre is often presumed to be one ‘for boys’. Novelists including Virginia Woolf and Georgette Heyer prove that women are just as capable of bold escapes and derring-do as men

Kim Sherwood

21, Jun, 2023 @11:57 AM

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I was overwhelmed by shame when I quit grad school. Now I’m a quitting guru | Julia Keller
I thought that dropping out made me a failure, but it was the making of me as a journalist and writer, says Dr Julia Keller, the author of Quitting: A Life Strategy

Julia Keller

05, Jun, 2023 @7:00 AM

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A Life of One’s Own by Joanna Biggs review – on the shoulders of giants
The lives of female authors provide inspiration for a woman who finds herself starting over after divorce

Katy Guest

11, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 visionary books about scientists: searching for an answer
From Virginia Woolf to Primo Levi, authors are drawn to capturing scientists’ obsessive quest for knowledge

Martin MacInnes

15, Mar, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Orlando review – Tilda Swinton is magnetic in Sally Potter’s swoony reverie
Potter’s 1992 adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s book remains trance-inducingly strange, stuffed full of style and stars

Peter Bradshaw

09, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Woolf Works review – Alessandra Ferri goes deeper in Wayne McGregor’s modern masterpiece
The Italian star graces a flawless revival of McGregor’s dreamlike 2015 ballet inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf

Sarah Crompton

05, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Woolf Works review – the wondrous Alessandra Ferri flies again
Returning to the role created for her by Wayne McGregor, the dancer portrays the great modernist with emotional power

Lyndsey Winship

02, Mar, 2023 @12:06 PM

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