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Ground-breaking, award-winning, thought-provoking books since 1949. Part of @orionbooks.

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Limited signed copies of @bettanyhughes' stunning new book #VenusAndAphrodite are available at selected independent… https://t.co/uS4NMFEpVf
12/7
2019
An inspired exploration of gentrification, race and sex. A sweeping tale, unfurling the history of 2 families acro… https://t.co/XvZzymzZzr'My own wedding had given me, recently, an unprecedentedly normal point of access into conversations with the kind… https://t.co/4CpInbAP2a
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12/6
2019
Here I am with Sir Trevor and @ElizabethAllen at his signing in @Hatchards this evening. So privileged to be a part… https://t.co/YhoQQ51Y5q
Retweeted by W&NNo matter how deep your historical knowledge, there's something for everyone in @simonmontefiore's collections of h… https://t.co/W3uMCRGCcb @Glamrou @4thEstateBooks We Need New Stories by @NesrineMalik. I loved every chapter of this, but the one on how co… https://t.co/lA0Q5r6EnD
Retweeted by W&NNot one, not two, but THREE fantastic W&N titles have made it onto @StylistMagazine's essential 2020 reading list:… https://t.co/O5vcnpXCt8
12/4
2019
Need something to listen to on your commute home? Check out this brilliant interview with @audibleuk and Julie Andr… https://t.co/EFYgk2iFWEMy edition of What If? counterfactual historical essays is republished: https://t.co/VHbw9u8AMQ With contributions… https://t.co/S6YDwhE3hh
Retweeted by W&NWhat happens when an unexpected pregnancy pulls together families of different social classes? #redatthebone is… https://t.co/jAlUYc8lFZFestive gifting season is nearly upon us, and we can think of no better package to unwrap then a stunning history b… https://t.co/nhnD9hLgGo
12/3
2019
Our words have never been more powerful. Discover history's greatest writers and orators in two companion collectio… https://t.co/fgjDNtYYKr
12/2
2019
We're thrilled to have three of our brilliant books nominated for the @goodreads #BestBooks2019 awards 🏆 Science a… https://t.co/QfEnCQXax8
12/1
2019
Discover @bettanyhughes' vivid history of the ancient goddess Venus in her stunning new book #VenusAndAphrodite, ou… https://t.co/Elerh9jQ8hWe're thrilled to have three of our brilliant books nominated for the @goodreads #BestBooks2019 awards 🏆 Science a… https://t.co/IV4lqgZfY1
11/29
2019
Published today! The best of the @NewStatesman 1913-2019 💣 JB Priestley on the bomb 🐰 Virginia Woolf on Lewis Carro… https://t.co/LW3JZnE0FD
Retweeted by W&N🖊️A celebration of stellar and influential journalism from the New Statesman, STATESMANSHIP is out today:… https://t.co/SOftUmEbIQRediscover a modern classic this weekend. #TheWorldAccordingToGarp is a masterpiece from one of the great contempor… https://t.co/yCuJkwAQFd
11/28
2019
We're thrilled to have three of our brilliant books nominated for the @goodreads #BestBooks2019 awards 🏆 Science a… https://t.co/q1SrOK0xygDon’t take our word for it. @JackieWoodson’s #redatthebone is so ‘astonishing, it’s a feat’ – New York Times. ‘Wo… https://t.co/kRCAxXkzsl'A book of instructions to those who will dare one day the impossible' - Werner Herzog ON THE HIGH WIRE by world-f… https://t.co/0x1c2sP1i2
11/27
2019
Our words have never been more powerful. Discover history's greatest speeches and letters, collected by SUNDAY TIME… https://t.co/tiw7BHJWQZ
11/26
2019
'Sir Trevor McDonald on his autobiography and his improbable life'. See Sir Trevor McDonald live @AnvilArts in Basi… https://t.co/KmDqQuGuU3
Retweeted by W&NICYMI: Andrew Marr discusses 'Love and Unreason' with @bettanyhughes author of #VenusAndAphrodite, historian of phi… https://t.co/ILbJ7cPCPW
Retweeted by W&NI'm enjoying this a lot. Reading it alongside Sally Rooney's 'Normal People', which I'm also enjoying. Definitely c… https://t.co/9Dyyb3mzDH
Retweeted by W&NHave you been book shopping over the weekend? Selected bookshops have copies of @bettanyhughes' stunning new book… https://t.co/yXcjYrGN1X
11/25
2019
Officially official. Congratulations to our @orionbooks @wnbooks @thesundaytimes bestsellers @Beathhigh and… https://t.co/0RD7kRCp7v
Retweeted by W&NWe were absolutely thrilled to see the incredible new memoir from @JulieAndrews in the Sunday Times bestseller list… https://t.co/MXAqNYdeOQDid you miss our cover reveal? Feast your eyes on the stunning cover for @stephaniewscott's haunting What's Left of… https://t.co/bH3HTlvkD7Just in, right before a two week holiday: proofs for #CharlotteWood’s #TheWeekend. #BigLittleLies as written by E… https://t.co/hBEtiM54Lw
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11/24
2019
I’ve had the immense luck to read this superlative debut - for me it’s a standout amongst many excellent novels due… https://t.co/kd7fVDEZjD
Retweeted by W&NAre you #ChristmasShopping this weekend? For the history lovers in your life we recommend @SimonMontefiore's… https://t.co/A9FNLiYpO0
11/23
2019
Excellent event at tonight ⁦@britishmuseum⁩ with ⁦@bettanyhughes⁩ talking about Helen of Troy an Venus & Aphrodite… https://t.co/nuj5TPLWmb
Retweeted by W&NAre you looking for a stunning history book to sweep you away this weekend? @bettanyhughes' new book… https://t.co/adxM7Ow1MoThis was a wild ride. Imagine the film Desperado scripted by Hunter S Thompson. Murder and corruption in Mexico; a… https://t.co/djM706j0fg
Retweeted by W&NJust finished editing @Prangman7's exquisite translation of #DavidTrueba's #RollingFields I have read this novel t… https://t.co/c8f4FjDnuz
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11/22
2019
.@womanandhome call @simonmontefiore's #VoicesOfHistory 'an exuberant collection of great speeches' – we agree! Dis… https://t.co/ENWhab6qZSWe love this stunning picture of #VenusAndAphrodite, @bettanyhughes's newest book! 🌟 Seek our your own golden copy… https://t.co/zCXe4HWzmNWe are in love with these gorgeous foiled bookmarks for @bettanyhughes' #VenusAndAphrodite! If you're a bookseller… https://t.co/J5Fln9Ge1yIn her incredible new memoir, Home Work, Julie Andrews shares the highlights, personal experiences and reflections… https://t.co/KWmdNGtRlu
11/21
2019
We are delighted to share the stunning cover for @stephaniewscott's beautiful and haunting What's Left Of Me Is You… https://t.co/aFt8Wx5431We are delighted to share the stunning cover for @stephaniewscott's beautiful and haunting #WhatsLeft. Inspired by… https://t.co/UUfiiMrVhFLoving seeing the brilliant #ExcitingTimes by @NaoiseDolan getting the response it deserves 👇👇👇 https://t.co/9ctkMnEFJ1Brooklyn, 2001. 16-year-old Melody is preparing for her coming-of-age ceremony. She wears a dress that her mother… https://t.co/TtO5gphBuo
11/20
2019
Exciting Times!!! Thank you @letticefranklin for a proof of one of the most exciting debuts of 2020. Featuring my f… https://t.co/Xqetddgr9k
Retweeted by W&NToday we have celebrated historian @bettanyhughes in the office signing copies of her new book #VenusAndAphrodite! 🖊 https://t.co/9ZBsVj2zrz
11/19
2019
This, by @NaoiseDolan, is out in the spring and it’s icily brilliant stuff. A poised and surgical examination of cl… https://t.co/Hideu0Rxhl
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11/18
2019
WOMAN & HOME invite you to 'explore the mythological Goddess of Love with this stunning book by historian and broad… https://t.co/U1tiuYgZkoWe're thrilled to see Sir Trevor McDonald's autobiography An Improbable Life in the Sunday Times bestseller list to… https://t.co/s20Ik9gLf9
11/17
2019
Only two days left to vote for the semifinal round of the #GoodreadsChoice awards! Delighted to see some of our bri… https://t.co/rGsRHBoMaFHave you spotted @bettanyhughes' new book #VenusAndAphrodite in bookshops yet? Complete with stunning cover to matc… https://t.co/OtgufFo0c4We were delighted to welcome the former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow to W&N this week, and you can n… https://t.co/oJpzdcVRIV
11/15
2019
#UnderOccupation combines the best of historical fiction and espionage thrillers. Alan Furst's latest novel is avai… https://t.co/pDZE4ErnIFRobert Cooper's #TheAmbassadors explores the stories of some of the greatest diplomats of history and what their ac… https://t.co/86o3v2f4Eb#BorisAkunin returns with #NotSayingGoodbye - the epic finale to the Erast Fandorin mysteries. Available now, buy a… https://t.co/yf28lAJKu6#RebeccaGowers' latest true crime novel #TheScoundrelHarryLarkyns publishes today! Start reading the story that fol… https://t.co/ddaPem4DoBWhat does it take to be an inventor? Delve inside the lives and minds of the unsung heroes who are changing our wor… https://t.co/T0BuL6u5n8#UnderOccupation is inspired by the true story of prisoners in Nazi Germany, who smuggled intelligence to the Frenc… https://t.co/wXA3gJkX9xToday we publish #VenusAndAphrodite, the new book from @bettanyhughes! It is the both the remarkable story of one o… https://t.co/Xix7Q6847U
11/14
2019
Tomorrow's the day! #VenusAndAphrodite is an essential addition to any history lover's bookshelf: @bettanyhughes re… https://t.co/xQ1ui2Ie47I’ve been on the trail of #Aphrodite #Venus for decades will share some results 14th, a book about the power of lov… https://t.co/H0IgVlrTNK
Retweeted by W&NProofs just in of @NaoiseDolan's exceptional debut. A novel about love and money and three cynics in expat Hong K… https://t.co/x6qhYRJOZt
Retweeted by W&NPraise upon praise for the phenomenal @JackieWoodson and her extraordinary new book #redatthebone. With a history… https://t.co/FszjGKDTrq
11/13
2019
In case you missed our latest acquisition news: John Bercow's UNSPEAKABLE is publishing in hardback, ebook and audi… https://t.co/RBPQonBuFEWe are delighted and honoured to welcome the former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow to the Weidenfeld &… https://t.co/NbbAyeBs81Only two days to go until @bettanyhughes' new book #VenusAndAphrodite hits bookshops! Be sure to pop into your loca… https://t.co/zcBjik4IZd
11/12
2019
‘Read, read, read and read more - seek out the facts’ Sir Trevor McDonald’s advice to journalists starting out in t… https://t.co/IN0a9rcS2g‘Cricket is a West Indian disease for which there is no known cure’ Sir Trevor McDonald recalls his early years pla… https://t.co/YxbZvUsfbZ‘If you’re prepared to have a serious discussion, everything is possible’ Sir Trevor McDonald telling the story beh… https://t.co/SUn3MeO7bSThe BBC told @bettanyhughes nobody wants to be lectured by a woman… but she proved them wrong by becoming its first… https://t.co/ULqlGp3OiD
Retweeted by W&NOn a voyage of discovery to reveal the truth behind Venus, @bettanyhughes reveals how this mythological figure is s… https://t.co/b4naypXYW5
11/11
2019
This was very good and sharp and satisfying. I’m so glad I bullied @MrFeditor into sending me a copy, was definitel… https://t.co/3tGpacWGf1
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11/9
2019
Great to see Dr @AdamRutherford's timely and accessible manifesto #HowToArgueWithARacist picked as an Editor's Choi… https://t.co/uO1eetwZKl
11/8
2019
In one week we publish #VenusAndAphrodite! @bettanyhughes' vivid new exploration of human desire, told through one… https://t.co/o5Sb6HitnWSir Trevor McDonald’s first job in the UK was with @bbcworldservice over the course of his subsequent TV career he… https://t.co/7IchUl3lRhStatesmanship: The best of the @NewStatesman is a celebration of stellar and influential journalism, and includes w… https://t.co/Mx2BEu3MVH
11/7
2019
Almost ran home from the tube tonight to finish the last few pages of Red at the Bone. It’s only 200 pages long bu… https://t.co/CAH8GJiTRy
Retweeted by W&NIf you’re looking for the next cult literary classic, look no further. @JackieWoodson, the @nytimes bestselling a… https://t.co/z29T8iYtOC
11/6
2019
Finished copies just arrived of this modern masterpiece - brand new edition; fascinating new intro from the author;… https://t.co/NEy9zHCnB4
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11/5
2019
Two queens united 📚 👸🏾 💪🏻 https://t.co/4gQietpxGg
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11/4
2019
The dark, erotic thriller and cult classic #InTheCut is out now! Get ready to meet Frannie as she is propelled int… https://t.co/CSh88mKmog
11/2
2019
Only two weeks to wait until #VenusAndAphrodite, @bettanyhughes' vivid and essential exploration of one of history'… https://t.co/YFb8zYLRmLSusanna Moore's incredible cult classic, erotic thriller #InTheCut is publishing today! Don't forget to check out… https://t.co/imcpgmZLWcWe couldn't be more thrilled that Susanna Moore's incredible cult classic, erotic thriller In the Cut is publishing… https://t.co/s4CsDrkF52
10/31
2019
A happy day at @orionbooks and @wnbooks: welcoming back to the office one of our literary stars #TeaObreht (cue pic… https://t.co/r4FY147eHo
Retweeted by W&NFrom Shakespeare to Gandalf - an acting genius for our times. Garry O'Connor, author of 'Ian McKellen: The Biograph… https://t.co/z4oJgEF0wE
10/30
2019
Next week Waterstones are offering a rare chance to see #WomensPrize winner Téa Obreht in the UK. Téa will be in co… https://t.co/6zQZowGr3H
Retweeted by W&NTune in to Steve Wright on @BBCRadio2 now to hear Sir Trevor McDonald talking about his memoir An Improbable Life https://t.co/7s1P6D6n9vHave just been gifted something truly special - bookpost incoming to some lucky people #Motherwell https://t.co/O2LQWOFc5O
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10/29
2019
It's always a thrill to see international editions of our authors' books – @simonmontefiore's groundbreaking biogra… https://t.co/uSSt7bGSXtFranco's tomb and the struggle for historical memory in Spain. Read this extract from my new Spain book "After the… https://t.co/0R4VfsrnoQ
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10/25
2019
Fans of #TheTigersWife we have an event you're going to love! @WaterstonesPicc will be welcoming the wonderful Téa… https://t.co/sXW7mhX5iKHere's a brilliant chance to hear two acclaimed novelists in conversation at Europe's largest bookshop: Next week,… https://t.co/hAWcc3VOZM
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10/24
2019
Tune into ⁦@thismorning⁩ now where Sir Trevor McDonald is talking about his autobiography An Improbable Life https://t.co/VIa3odaMfZ
10/23
2019
Don't miss Sir Trevor McDonald on BBC South East tonight from 6.30pm! Sir Trevor will be chatting about his new bo… https://t.co/DdN122RFs2
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10/22
2019
@eltonofficial @nytimes @simonmontefiore Read the piece in full: https://t.co/muEVqwzlo4High praise indeed from legend @eltonofficial in @nytimes: 'Antonia Fraser’s biography of Marie Antoinette is magni… https://t.co/TSJtEuORxPOur full tribute to the remarkable Deborah Orr: https://t.co/B592lKEkYX https://t.co/KJtSe4Y0pgThe loss of Deborah Orr, who was exceptional in so many ways, cannot be understated. She was adored by everyone who… https://t.co/UsJzqdwQZG
10/21
2019
Did you hear that @simonmontefiore's #WrittenInHistory is a top ten Sunday Times bestseller? If you haven't read i… https://t.co/9hMWRsoya0
10/20
2019

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