George Weidenfeld

Standard Name: Weidenfeld, George

Connections

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Employer Antonia Fraser
Her first job after getting her BA was in publishing: as an editor, foreign languages editor, publicity director, and jack of all trades with Weidenfeld and Nicolson .
Wroe, Nicholas. “The history woman”. The Guardian, pp. 16 -19.
18
She got the job through personal...
Friends, Associates Antonia Fraser
George Weidenfeld , an early publisher of her work, was her oldest adult friend.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
25
Publishing Antonia Fraser
She had floated the idea of writing a study of women in the seventeenth century in September 1979, and publishers George Weidenfeld and Bob Gottlieb both seem[ed] keen.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
108-9
She dedicated it to her...
Reception Olivia Manning
She enjoyed the fact that alphabetical order placed her next in the queue of award-winners to the tv comics Morecambe and Wise. Lord Weidenfeld , who had recently become her publisher, gave a large party...

Timeline

1949
George Weidenfeld and Nigel Nicolson founded Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London.
1957
A new recruit at publishing firm Weidenfeld and Nicolson was told that this was an enterprise run by George Weidenfeld , not by committee, and that its mission was to open a window to Europe...