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
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
Black Bear Pictures has optioned Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times for television.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication by Alexander Larman.
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
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’s autobiography will be promoted with a "massive" publicity campaign including bookshop events alongside extensive print and broadcasting interviews, Orion says.... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has pre-empted a “breathtaking” memoir from Tanya Shadrick about waking from a coma.
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
Maddy Price has made her first acquisition for W&N: a book tracing womankind's "frustrating and complex" journey through medical history.