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

Black Veil, White Flag: An extract from Mona Eltahawy’s Headscarves and Hymens

Extracts, Non Fiction

- May 21st, 2015

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In November 2011, Mona Eltahawy came to worldwide attention when she was assaulted by police during the Egyptian Revolution. She responded by writing an explosive piece in Foreign Policy entitled ‘Why Do They Hate Us’ about Muslim men’s perception of women which sparked huge controversy. Now she has written a groundbreaking book, Headscarves and Hymens, about women, Islam and the Arab Spring.          Black Veil, White Flag At Cairo station one spring day in 1923, a crowd of women with veils and long, black cloaks descended from their 
horse–drawn carriages to welcome…

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Colin MacIntyre on The Letters of Ivor Punch

Fiction

- May 14th, 2015

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Today we meet Colin MacIntyre to find out about more his debut novel The Letters of Ivor Punch.

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W&N Wins Imprint of the Year at 2015 Bookseller Industry Awards

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- May 12th, 2015

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Hurrah! Weidenfeld & Nicolson was named Imprint of the Year at the 2015 Bookseller Industry Awards last night.   ‘It’s amazing what Weidenfeld & Nicolson has achieved in the past year,” said the judges. “This is confident, ambitious and profitable publishing that goes right across the range.’ W&N were also praised for their high standards of publishing and for demonstrating excellent author care, marketing and publicity.  The Bookseller said: ‘Its exceptionally broad range of hardback publishing included Roy Keane and Roddy Doyle’s The Second Half and Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm, both of which sold in…

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Extract from Stranger Than We Can Imagine by John Higgs

Extracts, Non Fiction

- April 23rd, 2015

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From relativity to existentialism, cubism to quantum mechanics, Stalin to psychedelics, John Higgs illuminates the twentieth century like never before.

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The Ten Most Surprising Diet Facts From The Diet Myth By Tim Spector

Non Fiction, Uncategorized

- April 21st, 2015

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In The Diet Myth Tim Spector unravels the real science behind what we eat and how our bodies digest food.

Along the way he discovers many fascinating and illuminating truths that will change the way you look at your everyday food habits; here is a round up of the ten diet facts that surprised us the most.

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