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

Prepare to be Mesmerised . . .

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- March 3rd, 2017

We are delighted to share with you an extract from Wendy Moore’s stunning new book THE MESMERIST. From the author of the No. 1 bestseller WEDLOCK, comes the story of two pioneering men of science, and a nation in thrall to mesmerism . . . Medicine, in the early 1800s, was a brutal business. Operations were performed without anaesthesia while conventional treatment relied on leeches, cupping and toxic potions. The most surgeons could offer by way of pain relief was a large swig of brandy. Onto this scene came John Elliotson, the dazzling new hope…

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W&N Fiction’s 2016 Year in Review

Fiction, Non Fiction

- December 22nd, 2016

2016 was a fantastic year for W&N Fiction. Let our editorial assistant, Craig, walk you through our last twelve months in books.   January 2016 kicked off for W&N with the publication of Travelers Rest by Keith Lee Morris, hailed as ‘a fine addition to the creepy hotel thriller genre’ by the Independent and ‘a stunning read’ by Sci-Fi Now. Get your copy here.       February February brought The Maker of Swans by Paraic O’Donnell, a debut with prose as beautiful as its cover. This Gothic tale received admiring reviews from all quarters,…

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W&N editors let you in on the hot debuts coming up in 2017

Fiction, Non Fiction

- December 22nd, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, the W&N editors look ahead to 2017 and the exciting new voices that we will be bringing to a bookshop near you! If you want some hot tips for your 2017 reading list, you’ve come to the right place. Arzu: I’m hugely excited about The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey. It’s a big story with a dark soul. Full of intrigue and more than a little magic, The Stolen Child is a novel of rugged beauty and enchantment.       Jennifer: I’m looking forward to February and the…

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#12Days: Philippe Sands’ gifting recommendations

Non Fiction

- December 11th, 2016

Today we are thrilled to be joined by East West Street author Philippe Sands as he shares his bookish Christmas gifting recommendations this us.

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#12Days: Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Christmas Recommendations

Author post, Non Fiction, Simon Sebag Montefiore

- December 8th, 2016

Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of The Romanovs: 1613-1918 has shared some of his favourite books with us, for some Christmas gifting inspiration!

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