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
Royal biographer Penny Junor is publishing a book about all the dogs the Queen has owned in her lifetime, called All the Queen's Corgis.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Lucy Worsley to write a "major" new biography of Queen Victoria to celebrate the 200th anniversary of her birth.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired To War with the Walkers, a new social history of World War Two, following a five-way auction.... Read more
Yellow Kite has acquired a cookbook from Emma Hatcher, creator of the blog "She Can’t Eat What?!", catering to low-FODMAP diets.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired A Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Mind by Emily Reynolds, to be published under the Yelllow Kite imprint in 2017. ... Read more