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Hometown Tales look beyond London for new voices

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has revealed the first four books in its Hometown Tales series, which aims to promote regional diversity by publishing voices from across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Linguistic myth-buster scooped by W&N in six-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Don't Believe a Word, a new book by linguist David Shariatmadari investigating "the science of language", after a six-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary memoir on anorexia recovery to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a literary memoir of recovery from anorexia by freelance writer Laura Freeman, called The Reading Cure, after a three-publisher auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N to publish gardening memoir by Beth Lynch

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won Digging In, a memoir about grief, exile and the healing power of gardening by Beth Lynch. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Barnett to collaborate with Mercury-nominated songstress on second novel

Laura Barnett, author behind debut novel The Versions of Us (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), is collaborating on her forthcoming second novel, Greatest Hits, with Mercury-nominated singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams, to move her protagonist's music "beyond the page". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dortmund Yellow Wall antidote to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired an account of Borussia Dortmund’s rise to become one of the world’s most prominent football clubs. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N acquires bereft fiancée's debut memoir Traveling with Ghosts

 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "haunting" memoir of love and loss, Traveling with Ghosts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs 'epic' finale to Cemetery of Forgotten Books series

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a new novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Labyrinth of the Spirits, the last in his "epic" The Cemetery of Forgotten Books series that spans more than a decade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N to publish writers from 'under-represented places'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is launching Hometown Tales, a series of short books which will publish authors from underrepresented regions across the UK to bring new voices to a national audience. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Real-life abduction story that inspired Lolita to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, the publishers behind the first UK edition of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1959), is publishing a new book by Publishers Marketplace news editor Sarah Weinman about the abduction and tragic life of Sally Horner, thought to be the real-life inspiration for Lolita. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Irresistible' Waiting for Monsieur Bellivier to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a debut, Waiting for Monsieur Bellivier by Britta Röstlund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Lord George Weidenfeld

Liz Thomson takes a look at the life of Lord Weidenfeld, co-founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, who has died at the age of 96. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sian Williams' first book on surviving trauma to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing award-winning journalist and broadcaster Sian Williams’ first book Rise: Surviving and Thriving After Trauma. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Stolen Child's dark magic to W&N

Lisa Carey's story about dark magic, superstition and remote island life has been snapped up by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mina Holland moves to W&N for next book

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a new book from Mina Holland, writer and editor of Guardian Cook. Amanda Harris, deputy publisher of non-fiction at Orion Publishing Group, bought UK & Commonwealth rights from Jon Elek at United Agents for Mina Holland’s Mama: The Food that Makes... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gillian Flynn short story to be published

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to publish Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup as a standalone book for the first time. The Grownup first appeared under the title What Do You Do? in Rogues (Titan Books), an anthology of short stories edited by George R R Martin and Gardner Dozois. It will be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ion Trewin memorial service this autumn

A memorial service for Ion Trewin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, is to be held in the autumn. Trewin, who was literary director  of the Booker Prize Foundation, passed away on 8th April. Formerly literary editor of the Times, Trewin then worked at Weidenfeld &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N to reissue T H White's 'The Goshawk'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to reissue T H White’s The Goshawk, with a forward by award-winning author Helen Macdonald. First published in 1951, White’s memoir is an account of how he came to train a wild goshawk. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs exploration of pain

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired an investigation into the pain industry by debut author Julia Buckley. Bea Hemming, editorial director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, signed World English rights in Heal Me in a deal with Ed Wilson at Johnson & Alcock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W&N signs psychologist Cuddy

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to publish a book by Harvard social psychologist Amy Cuddy, whose TED Talk on body language has been viewed more than 25m times. Deputy publisher non-fiction, Amanda Harris, bought UK and Commonwealth Rights from HBG USA for Presence: How to Bring Your Boldest Self... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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