Weidenfeld & Nicolson has won a three-way auction for the first biography of Elżbieta Zawacka, known as Agent Zo, the female Polish Second World War resistance... Read more
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