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W&N to publish John Bercow’s ‘grippingly candid’ memoir, UNSPEAKABLE

Weidenfeld & Nicolson today [12 November 2019] announces the acquisition of UK and Commonwealth rights from Andrew Gordon of David Higham Associates to publish UNSPEAKABLE by John Bercow on 6 February 2020. UNSPEAKABLE is John Bercow’s characteristically forthright and incisive account of his unique vantage-point into British politics. Containing verdicts on many of the leading […]
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W&N pay tribute to Deborah Orr, who died on Saturday 19 October from cancer

Weidenfeld & Nicolson today pay tribute to Deborah Orr, the writer and journalist who died on Saturday 19 October from cancer. Deborah’s forthcoming memoir MOTHERWELL: A GIRLHOOD explores with sharp wit, intoxicating candour and profound tenderness her coming of age in the Scottish town she both loved and hated and her complicated familial relationships. W&N […]
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Meet the W&N Editorial Team

Welcome to the W&N website. Our passion for extraordinary writing dates back to our two founders, Lord Weidenfeld and Nigel Nicolson, who were responsible for introducing some of the twentieth-century’s most remarkable voices – Vladimir Nabokov, Isaiah Berlin, Eric Hobsbawm, and Nicolson’s own parents Sir Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West – to a wide readership. […]
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