Weidenfeld & Nicolson is one of the most prestigious and dynamic literary imprints in British and international publishing. We have a long tradition of bringing provocative, award-winning and lasting works of fiction and non-fiction to a popular audience. We specialise in beautifully produced books, exceptional writing and new ideas; books that entertain, inspire and open windows to the world.
Fiction W&N publishes the widest possible range of literary fiction including prize-winners, global bestsellers and literature in translation. Successes include: Gillian Flynn’s phenomenon Gone Girl and Téa Obreht’s Orange Prize-winner The Tiger’s Wife, as well as Bernhard Schlink’s The Reader, Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Shadow of the Wind, Jostein Gaarder’s Sophie’s World, Władysław Szpilman’s The Pianist, Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday.
Non-Fiction In non-fiction the range covers current affairs, history, biography, memoir, narrative non-fiction, music and sport. Our authors include: Danny Baker, Antony Beevor, Anne de Courcy, Dan Cruickshank, Terry Deary, Judi Dench, Antonia Fraser, A. A. Gill, Richard Hammond, Bettany Hughes, Douglas Hurd, Roy Keane & Roddy Doyle, Henry Marsh, Helen Mirren, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Neil Oliver, Michael Palin, Liza Picard, Keith Richards, Julie Walters, Jennifer Worth and Malala Yousafzai.
Our beautifully illustrated cookery list includes Michel Roux Jr, Rose Prince, Dhruv Baker, Saturday Kitchen and bestseller after bestseller from the Hairy Bikers. We are also the proud publishers of Highgrove by HRH The Prince of Wales.