Virginia Nicholson, née Bell (born 1955) is an English non-fiction author known for her works of women's history in the first half of the twentieth century. Nicholson was born in Newcastle and grew up in Leeds before becoming a television researcher.
Her father was the writer and art historian Quentin Bell and her mother was Anne Olivier Bell who edited the diaries of Virginia Woolf to whom Virginia is related. She married writer William Nicholson in 1988.
- Charleston: A Bloomsbury House and Gardens. Frances Lincoln, London, 1997. (With Quentin Bell) ISBN 0711211337
- Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900-1939. Viking, London, 2002. ISBN 0670889660
- Singled Out - How Two Million Women Survived Without Men After the First World War. Viking, 2007. ISBN 978-0670915644
- Millions Like Us: Women's Lives During the Second World War. Viking, 2011. ISBN 978-0670917785
- Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes: The Story of Women in the 1950s. Viking, 2015. ISBN 978-0670921317
- Everett, Lucinda (27 February 2015). "Virginia Nicholson on her great-aunt Virginia Woolf: 'I'm not mad, or fragile or childless, or all of the things she was'". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
- "Biography". Virginia Nicholson. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
- Jones, Nigel. "A new type of woman". Daily Mail. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
- Jays, David (17 November 2002). "Observer review: Among the Bohemians by Virginia Nicholson". Theguardian.com. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
- "Home". Virginia Nicholson. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
- Nicholson, Virginia (20 May 2011). "We need to talk about Graham". Theguardian.com. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
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