Mon, 24/09/2012 - 08:12
Orion has acquired a new book by historian Antonia Fraser on the Great Reform Bill, to be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on 9th May 2013.
Alan Samson, W&N non-fiction publisher, bought the UK and Commonwealth rights for the book from Jonathan Lloyd at Curtis Brown.
Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great...
Thu, 24/05/2012 - 09:30
Random House chief executive Gail Rebuck and authors including Jacqueline Wilson, A S Byatt and Antonia Fraser were among the book trade figures in attendance at the Queen's Celebration of the Arts, a Diamond Jubilee celebration event held at the Royal Academy of the Arts on Piccadilly, central London, last night (23rd March).
Tue, 04/01/2011 - 09:05
Lord Weidenfeld and Christopher MacLehose are among the publishing figures recognised in the New Years honours list.
Weidenfeld, who founded the Weidenfeld & Nicolson publishing house in 1949 and remains its chairman, was appointed a Knights Grand Cross of the Order for the British Empire for his public service. Weidenfeld'...
Tue, 06/04/2010 - 05:24
The former president general of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf, Israeli ambassador Ron Prosor and South African Nobel winner Nadine Gordimer are among the international line-up for this year’s Guardian Hay Festival.