Tagged: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

'Flawless' translation of Schlink bestseller Olga to W&N

W&N has acquired Olga by The Reader author Bernhard Schlink, a novel "of love, passion and history", focusing on the life of one woman from late 19th-century Prussia to modern Germany, translated... Read more

W&N acquires Jenner's 'roller-coaster ride of historical curiosity'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has commissioned historian, author and podcaster Greg Jenner to write a book "answering the funniest, most unique and curious questions" he has been asked... Read more

Dolan's Exciting Times optioned for TV after 'highly competitive' auction

Black Bear Pictures has optioned Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times for television. Read more

W&N signs 'painstakingly researched' story of Edward VIII's abdication

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication by Alexander Larman. Read more

Artemis Cooper to write cultural history of Paris for W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has commissioned historian and biographer Artemis Cooper to write a cultural history of Paris, published to coincide with the 2024 Paris Olympics.... Read more

W&N wins 'stunning' Clare Chambers novel in three-publisher auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has triumphed in a three-publisher auction to snap up Clare Chambers' first work of adult fiction in over a decade. ... Read more

John Bercow book tour and publicity plans revealed

John Bercow’s autobiography will be promoted with a "massive" publicity campaign including bookshop events alongside extensive print and broadcasting interviews, Orion says.... Read more

W&N pre-empts 'breathtaking' memoir from Shadrick

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a “breathtaking” memoir from Tanya Shadrick about waking from a coma. Read more

John Bercow to publish memoirs with W&N

John Bercow, newly retired Speaker of the House of Commons after a decade in the role, is publishing his account of a life in politics with Weidenfeld &... Read more

Price bags feminist medical history for W&N

Maddy Price has made her first acquisition for W&N: a book tracing womankind's "frustrating and complex" journey through medical history. Read more

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