The historian Luke Pepera looks at 500,000 years of African history and archaeology.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has signed Call the Midwife — A Labour of Love: Ten Years of Love, Life and Laughter by actor Stephen McGann, an anniversary book celebrating 10 years... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing an essay collection called What Is History Now? featuring contributions from Maya Jasanoff, Peter Frankopan and Simon Schama and edited by Helen Carr... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing a narrative history of Tudor ladies-in-waiting, the "oft-overlooked yet hugely influential figures of the Tudor court", by Dr Nicola Clark... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing Spring Tides: A Story From a Small Island, a memoir of the sea, island life and preserving the marine habitats of the Isle of... Read more
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 has acquired a memoir about unexpected motherhood, therapeutic gardening and a little-known 19th-century botanist, from journalist Rosie Kinchen.
Maddy Price has made her first acquisition for W&N: a book tracing womankind's "frustrating and complex" journey through medical history.
W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe.... Read more
Maddy Price is moving from Hodder to join Weidenfeld & Nicolson as its new non-fiction editorial director, while there are promotions for Lettice Franklin and... Read more