W&N News

W&N TO PUBLISH A MEMOIR BY CRITIC AND PUBLISHER CATHERINE TAYLOR

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is to publish a memoir by critic and publisher Catherine Taylor, after securing The Stirrings at auction. Lettice Franklin, editorial director, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Eleanor Birne at PEW Literary.   […]

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W&N PRE-EMPTS FORENSIC PSYCHOTHERAPIST ANNA MOTZ’S PROFESSIONAL MEMOIR  

Editorial director Maddy Price acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Adam Gauntlett of Peters Fraser & Dunlop. US rights were acquired by Vicky Wilson at Knopf.   If Love Could Kill will look at the […]

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WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON HAS ACQUIRED AUSTRALIAN AUTHOR JAMIE MARINA LAU’S UK DEBUT, GUNK BABY.

Publisher Lee Brackstone bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Barbara Zitwer at the Barbara J Zitwer Agency. UK publication is slated for 8th July 2021, with a mass market paperback to follow in 2022. Hachette […]

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W&N ACQUIRE EYE-OPENING BOOK ON THE SCIENCE AND HISTORY OF EUGENICS

Throughout history, people have sought to improve themselves – and society – by eliminating disease, or enhancing desirable qualities in their children. Others have imposed control over populations with rules about who can marry, who […]

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EMILIA FOX TO READ W&N’S DAZZLING NOVEL, SORROW AND BLISS

Weidenfeld and Nicolson are delighted to announce that the unabridged audiobook of Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason will be narrated by Emilia Fox. Spiky, sharp and told with heart-breaking tenderness, Sorrow and Bliss is […]

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WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON TO PUBLISH JANE IS TRYING, DEBUT NOVEL BY BELOVED COMEDIAN, ISY SUTTIE

Lettice Franklin, Editorial Director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, will publish Jane is Trying by Isy Suttie in July 2021 – in hardback, trade paperback, ebook and audio.   World Rights were acquired from Robert Kirby […]

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WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON ACQUIRES SPANISH LITERARY SENSATION, ANDREA ABREU’S DONKEY’S BELLY

Lettice Franklin, Editorial Director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, has acquired World English Language rights for Andrea Abreu’s Donkey’s Belly at auction, from Marina Penalva at Casanovas & Lynch.   Abreu’s novel was published in Spanish […]

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WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON ANNOUNCES NEW LIST OF ‘CLASSIC BOOKS FOR MODERN READERS’

W&N Essentials hand-picks titles from the past to create an irresistible reading list for your future.  Fiction or non-fiction, cult or classic, each Essential is a literary jewel – a book that has stood the […]

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Adam Rutherford’s HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST tour

To mark the release of his new book HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST on 6 February 2020, Adam Rutherford will be heading out on tour. HOW TO ARGUE WITH A RACIST is a vital […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Weidenfeld & Nicolson to publish bestseller Simon Garfield’s DOG’S BEST FRIEND

Jenny Lord, Publisher of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, acquired World rights in DOG’S BEST FRIEND: HOW HUMANS AND DOGS FORMED THE STRONGEST BOND IN HISTORY plus a second title from Rosemary Scoular at United Agents. Dogs […]

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