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

Hometown Tales

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- August 11th, 2016

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Are you an unpublished writer?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 Each book will include a work by an unpublished writer and one by a high-profile author, both writing about the same place.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

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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

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- July 29th, 2016

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

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Summer Reading

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- July 22nd, 2016

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From Hunters & Collectors to City of Mirrors to East West Street, the W&N editors share the books they’ll be packing in their suitcases this summer . . . Let us know what you’re reading at Twitter @wnfiction   Jennifer, Editor, W&N Fiction I spent a wonderful week reading by the pool in Crete at the end of June. Anne Enright’s family drama The Green Road was everything I had hoped it would be – brilliant, insightful and moving – and Fen by Daisy Johnson was a revelation, a dazzlingly original collection of short stories…

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Meet Les Parisiennes

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- July 7th, 2016

Les Parisiennes, Anne Sebba

What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until – finally – renewal and retribution. Even at the darkest moments of Occupation, glamour was ever present. French women wore lipstick. It was women who came face to face with the German conquerors on a daily basis – perhaps selling them their clothes or travelling alongside them on the Metro, where a German soldier had priority over seats. By looking at a wide range of individuals from collaborators…

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