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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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Powers takes the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

American novelist Richard Powers has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory (published by William Heinemann in the UK, Norton in the US). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Nicola Barker 'tour de force' to publish next year

William Heinemann is publishing a new work by Goldsmiths and IMPAC prize winner Nicola Barker, called I Am Sovereign. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann buys book on Charles Manson murders

William Heinemann has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to a book about the Charles Manson murders by Tom O’Neill, with editorial input from Dan Piepenbring. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heinemann acquires 'captivating' On the Red Hill

William Heinemann has acquired On the Red Hill by Mike Parker, a memoir on "love, acceptance, finding home and the redemptive power of nature". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Heinemann m.d. Nigel Viney dies

Nigel Viney, former managing director of William Heinemann, has died at the age of 95.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann signs two by Lauren Groff

William Heinemann has bought two books by New York Times bestselling novelist Lauren Groff. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self and McGregor on Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

William Heinemann has landed two titles on the Goldsmiths Prize shortlist, with Will Self and Jon McGregor both nominated for the £10,000 award. The Cornerstone imprint has H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker and A Line Made by Walking by Sara Baume in the running alongside contenders from independent... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Niven's sequel Kill 'Em All coming in 2018

William Heinemann will publish the “long-awaited” sequel to Kill Your Friends by John Niven, a decade after his cult debut. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powers returns to William Heinemann to publish The Overstory

American novelist Richard Powers is publishing a new novel, The Overstory, with William Heinemann. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First To Kill a Mockingbird graphic novel coming in 2018

William Heinemann is publishing the first graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird, drawn and adapted by Fred Fordham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Prescient’ fiction at William Heinemann/Hutchinson showcase

Fiction presaging the turbulent political currents of recent months, and exploring the role of the novelist and storytelling in society, was in evidence at the William Heinemann, Hutchinson and Windmill 2017 fiction showcase. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann to publish Tom Hanks short stories

Cornerstone imprint William Heinemann is publishing a collection of short stories from actor Tom Hanks, anticipated to be a "major publishing event" for PRH this autumn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Gloriously epic' novel from Nick Harkaway to William Heinemann

William Heinemann has acquired Gnomon by Nick Harkaway, a "hugely ambitious" novel set in a utopian society, described as "a magical incantation, a warning and a verdict upon the first century of the millennium". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heyer's 'newly-discovered' stories to WH

William Heinemann is publishing in October a Regency short story collection, Snowdrift and Other Stories, by late historical romance novelist Georgette Heyer, including three newly-discovered tales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Controversial Iraq war memoir to be published by William Heinemann

The memoirs of former Iraq envoy Jeremy Greenstock, initially blocked in 2005 for his efforts to reveal "certain truths" about the conflict, are to be published by William Heinemann this November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rock 'n' roller Robbie Robertson's autobiography to William Heinemann

William Heinemann is publishing songwriter and guitarist Robbie Robertson’s autobiography.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go Set a Watchman's UK sales top 100,000 in one day

Harper Lee’s ‘parent novel’ to To Kill a Mockingbird sets tills ringing despite ambivalent receptionDespite the widespread doubts over the decision to publish Go Set A Watchman, and despite the cries of horror that went up around the world over the weekend as readers discovered that the godlike... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann signs new Nicola Barker

William Heinemann has bought a new novel by Nicola Barker. In a joint deal William Heinemann publisher Jason Arthur and Michael Signorelli, at Henry Holt in New York bought The Cauliflower® from David Miller at Rogers, Coleridge & White Ltd. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Witherspoon to narrate Harper Lee audio

Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon will narrate the audio edition of Harper Lee's forthcoming novel, Go Set a Watchman. The audiobook will be published by Random House Audiobooks on 14th July, alongside the print edition, published in the UK by William Heinemann. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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