Weidenfeld & Nicholson Established in 1949. Publishers of high quality, prize-winning fiction and non fiction across a range of categories including autobiography, business, cookery, economics, fiction in translation, history, literary fiction and popular science. Phoenix is the paperback imprint. The Bookseller Industry Awards - Winner 2015

Six questions for geneticist Adam Rutherford

Non Fiction, Uncategorized

- September 7th, 2016

Adam Rutherford

In his captivating new book A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, geneticist and broadcaster Adam Rutherford reveals what our genes now tell us about history, and what history tells us about our genes. From Neanderthals to murder, from redheads to race, dead kings to plague, evolution to epigenetics, he demystifyies and illuminates who we are and how we came to be.

Here are six questions to get us started …

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2016 Classics Challenge: Sophie’s World

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- September 7th, 2016

Sophie's World

If you’re taking part in the 2016 Classics Challenge and are looking for your next book, let us recommend Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder.

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Hometown Tales

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- August 11th, 2016

hometown tales split

Are you an unpublished writer? Do you have a story to tell? Is yours a voice that needs to be heard?  We’re delighted to be launching a series of short books – Hometown Tales – featuring new voices from regions that are under-represented in the UK book market. Each book will include a work by an unpublished writer and one by a high-profile author, both writing about the same place. The series will promote greater inclusivity and provide a platform for new writers, helping them to launch the first step of their careers, edited and mentored…

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2016 Classics Challenge: The Reader

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- August 2nd, 2016

9780753804704 The Reader

Are you looking for your next book for the #2016ClassicsChallenge? Let us recommend The Reader by Bernhard Schlink . . .

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Dan Vyleta on the concept of Smoke

Fiction, Uncategorized

- July 29th, 2016

9780297609926 Smoke

Dan Vyleta talks through the concept of SMOKE – out now in hardback ebook and audio.

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