Tagged: Alan Samson

W&N's Samson steps down after 18 years at Orion

Weidenfeld & Nicolson’s chairman and non-fiction publisher Alan Samson is stepping down from his role, after 18 years at Orion.   Read more

Antonia Fraser book on '19th-century heroine' to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired historian Antonia Fraser's portrayal of Caroline Norton, "a 19th-century heroine who wanted justice for women", for publication this May.... Read more

'Uncensored' diaries from Joan Collins to W&N

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Dame Joan Collins' "uncensored" diaries to publish in autumn 2021. Read more

Arsène Wenger signs with W&N for first autobiography

Arsène Wenger has signed with Weidenfeld and Nicolson for his first ever autobiography, charting the ex-Arsenal chief’s rise to become one of the most successful... Read more

The Archers cookbook goes to Seven Dials

Orion imprint Seven Dials has licensed "The Archers" brand and characters to create a cookbook based on the BBC radio drama, written by scriptwriter Keri... Read more

W&N scoops Dame Julie Andrews' Hollywood memoir

Weidenfeld & Nicholson has scooped Dame Julie Andrews’ "funny, heartrending and inspiring" account of her film career, charting the star’s meteoric rise with "Mary Poppins"... Read more

W&N nets memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Read more

Orion promotes W&N publishers Lord and Samson

Jenny Lord, publishing director for Weidenfeld & Nicolson non-fiction, has been promoted to publisher for the imprint while non-fiction publisher Alan Samson's role is expanding... Read more

W&N acquires Portland Spy Ring detective story

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has bought a "major" new non-fiction title, Dead Doubles by writer and journalist Trevor Barnes, about the discovery, pursuit and capture of the Portland Spy Ring.... Read more

W&N scores Eric Cantona's My Notebook

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing the notebook diaries of former Manchester United footballer Eric Cantona.  Read more

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