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William Heinemann is one of the oldest literary imprints still publishing today. Founded in 1890, the imprint boasts both a rich literary heritage and a forward-thinking, cutting-edge list of contemporary fiction and non-fiction. 

Historically we have published Harper LeeHenry JamesJoseph ConradDostoevskyTolstoyAnthony Burgess, Sylvia Plath, Truman CapoteAngela CarterGraham GreeneJohn Steinbeck and Vladimir Nabokov to name just a few. Today William Heinemann publishes acclaimed and award-winning fiction from authors such as Richard PowersEley WilliamsNicola BarkerLauren GroffJames EllroyNick Harkaway, John NivenSara BaumeJenni Fagan, Sarah Taylor, Tom HanksDonna Leon, and Michel Houellebecq. Our non-fiction is an eclectic mix that includes current affairs, popular culture, memoir, popular science and narrative non-fiction from authors such as Casey CepLaurence ScottCharles DuhiggCaroline EltonWretch 32Dexter Dias, Jason Hickel and Jennifer Eberhardt

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