Welcome to Aurora Metro & Supernova Books! Award-winning independent publisher of distinctive new fiction, intelligent non-fiction and world drama. Three decades of publishing original voices, championing diversity and equality, and promoting work in translation.

BOOKS TO READ

We publish fiction, non-fiction and drama.
Our books have been adapted for film, tv and radio and translated into several languages.

  • 50 Women in the Blues

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  • 50 Women in Theatre

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  • 50 Women Sculptors

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    Hairvolution

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  • In the Scene: Ang Lee

    In the Scene: Ang Lee

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    Volta

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THE VIRGINIA PRIZE : WOMEN’S FICTION

We launched our biennial Virginia Prize for Fiction in 2009 aiming to find new women novelists writing in English around the world. Here are some of the books, which have been published so far from the novels entered into the competition.

  • Kipling & Trix

    Kipling & Trix

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  • Pomegranate Sky

    Pomegranate Sky

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  • Shambala Junction

    Shambala Junction

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  • The Dragonfly

    The Dragonfly

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  • The Leipzig Affair

    The Leipzig Affair

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  • The Walls Came Down

    The Walls Came Down

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Our acclaimed Young Adult list includes award-winning international titles in translation, many are IBBY winners and a recent PEN Translation award winner.

  • Girl Out Of Place

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  • My Brother's War

    My Brother’s War

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  • David's Story

    David’s Story

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  • Themba, a boy called hope

    Themba

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  • Erik and the Gods

    Erik and the Gods

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  • Black Mail

    Black Mail

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NON-FICTION by Supernova Books

We publish non-fiction titles across the arts and popular culture.

  • Unravelling Women’s Art

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  • The Naked Yoga Effect

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  • Silent Women

    Silent Women, Pioneers of Cinema

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  • On the Trail of Americana Music

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  • Not a Number

    Not a Number – Patrick McGoohan: A Life

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  • media-labs

    Media Labs: what you need to know

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DRAMA

A unique and curated selection of single plays and play collections and theatre focused non-fiction titles.

  • Penetration

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  • Wollstonecraft Live! And the Story of the Statue

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  • The Marvellous Adventures of Mary Seacole

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  • Humane

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  • The Star with no Name

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    Gentlemen

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  • The Algebra of Freedom

    Algebra of Freedom

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  • Big Foot

    Big Foot

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  • Black and Asian Plays

    Black and Asian Plays

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  • British East Asian Plays

    British East Asian Plays

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  • Combustion

    Combustion

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  • Dare To Do

    Dare To Do

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  • 1936 BERLIN AND OTHER PLAYS4500

    1936: Berlin and Other Plays

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  • A Touch of the Dutch: Plays by Dutch Women Writers

    A Touch of the Dutch

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  • All Talk

    All Talk

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  • Balkan Plots

    Balkan Plots

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  • Black and Asian Plays

    Black and Asian Plays

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  • British East Asian Plays

    British East Asian Plays

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  • 50 Best Plays for Young Audiences

    50 Best Plays for Young Audiences

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  • A Spell of Cold Weather

    A Spell of Cold Weather

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  • All Talk

    All Talk

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  • Black and Asian Plays

    Black and Asian Plays

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  • Cinderella

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  • Devotion

    Devotion

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  • A Girl With a Book and Other Plays

    A Girl With a Book and Other Plays

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  • All Talk

    All Talk

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  • Big Theatre in Small Spaces

    Big Theatre in Small Spaces

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  • Cinderella

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  • Classic Fairytales 2

    Classic Fairytales 2

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  • Classic Fairytales: Retold for the Stage

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    The Tales of Merlin

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  • Hard Times

    Hard Times

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  • The Jungle Book

    The Jungle Book

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  • The Emperor and the Nightingale

    The Emperor and the Nightingale

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  • The Snow Queen

    The Snow Queen

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  • Cinderella

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  • The Arab-Israeli Cookbook

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  • The British Beat Explosion

    The British Beat Explosion

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  • front_cover_The Women_Writers_Handbook

    The Women Writers Handbook – 2020

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  • Rock’s Diamond Year

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  • Art, Theatre and Women's Suffrage

    Art, Theatre and Women’s Suffrage

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  • suffrage-cookbook

    The Original Suffrage Cook Book

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“VIRGINIA WOOLF IN RICHMOND”

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    The Women Writers Handbook – 2020

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  • Virginia Woolf in Richmond

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