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W&N bags former bookseller's 'mind-stretching' debut novel

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired the debut of former bookseller Daniel O’Connor, launching "a startlingly bold new voice". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 19:12:42 UTC ]
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W&N wins Razak debut in three-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Moth by debut author Melody Razak, a "dark and sweeping" story of pre-partition India, in a three-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 13:47:24 UTC ]
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W&N rushes out 'urgent exploration of Covid-19 emergency'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is rush publishing Italian physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano's How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises, pitching it as a book that "helps us understand why Covid-19 should be a wake-up call for us all". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 02:18:41 UTC ]
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W&N signs 'painstakingly researched' story of Edward VIII's abdication

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication by Alexander Larman. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 03:06:00 UTC ]
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W&N pre-empts 'breathtaking' memoir from Shadrick

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a “breathtaking” memoir from Tanya Shadrick about waking from a coma. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 23:53:18 UTC ]
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson lands Simon Garfield dog tale

Weidenfeld & Nicolson will publish Dog's Best Friend: How Humans and Dogs Formed the Strongest Bond in History by Simon Garfield in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 21:44:18 UTC ]
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W&N scoops Taylor's narrative history of Nile in five-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up Liquid History by historian Dr Vanessa Taylor in a "significant five-figure" deal following a five-way UK auction, with bidding in the US still underway.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 13:28:56 UTC ]
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W&N scoops 'glowing hot' Campbell debut in two-book deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up a “glowing-hot” debut from Niamh Campbell in a two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:46:00 UTC ]
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Brackstone strikes two-book deal with Gibson in first acquisition for W&N

Lee Brackstone has struck a two-book deal with Jasper Gibson in his first acquisition for Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 07:24:28 UTC ]
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W&N scoops two William Blake books ahead of Tate Britain exhibition

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured two titles exploring poet William Blake’s psyche and his lasting effect on popular culture, ahead of the Tate Britain’s exhibition next month.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 17:23:39 UTC ]
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W&N snares Cowen's biography of business pioneer Mildred Ransom

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snared a “remarkable” biography of pioneering businesswoman Mildred Ransom written by Ruth Cowen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 13:39:26 UTC ]
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W&N scoops Trevor McDonald's autobiography in six-figure deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has scooped Sir Trevor McDonald’s autobiography for a “significant” six-figure sum, taking readers through pivotal moments in history alongside personal reflections and stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 18:38:21 UTC ]
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W&N acquires 'dazzlingly original' history of women's self-portraits

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a “dazzlingly original” book from frieze magazine editor Jennifer Higgie on the history of female artists through their self-portraits. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 14:37:49 UTC ]
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W&N lands memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 09:14:50 UTC ]
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson lands 'gorgeously complex' Agar debut novel

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the "gorgeously complex" debut novel from Haleh Agar. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beatles biographer Philip Norman: 'Yoko was waiting for me – with two lawyers'

He has charmed Elton John, angered Paul McCartney – and horrified Yoko Ono. What will he uncover about the ‘murky’ death of Jimi Hendrix? The great rock writer reveals the pain – and pleasure – of chasing starsSlowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton is my eighth rock biography since Shout!... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile's Hannah Ross to pen book on women cyclists

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won an auction to publish Revolutions, a celebration of women cyclists around the world from Hannah Ross, publicity director at Profile Books & Serpent's Tail. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gritty crime debut inspired by murder in Mexico to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a literary thriller set in Mexico, the first in a new series by debut author Tim MacGabhann.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N strikes new two-book deal with geneticist Adam Rutherford

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired two new books by Adam Rutherford, British geneticist, broadcaster and author of A Brief History Of Everyone Who Ever Lived. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times columnist's investigation into depression to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing an investigation into depression, which makes a case for embracing both art and science to better understand and treat the condition. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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