Collins tweaks revision focus

Collins Learning is publishing its reading scheme for the trade for the first time, as well as consolidating and repositioning its revision brands to tie in with upcoming curriculum changes. In May it published the first six packs of its Big Cat Reading Lions scheme, with plans to add six further packs in early spring 2016. The packs comprise six books each and retail at £24. Each pack is directed at a different level of reading, from early readers up to fluent, with the first two packs being fully decodable phonics, in line with how children are currently taught to read. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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William Collins wins five-way fight for Marçal's feminist economic exposé

William Collins has won a five-way auction for a feminist exposé of the economy by journalist Katrine Marçal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pearson creates new division focused on D2C relationship building

Pearson has created a new direct-to-consumer division, hiring senior talent from Warner Bros to help lead it.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Focus on the customer to grow audiences, Shurin urges

Jared Shurin, author, editor and head of strategy at M&C Saatchi World Services, has urged publishers and booksellers to focus on customer insight to grow and retain their audiences.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DK puts focus on 'green' titles for spring

Dorling Kindersley will put a focus on sustainability in its spring list next year, revealing titles to encourage the public to "make more sustainable choices".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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William Collins takes Tennant's 'brilliantly original' Cuba history

William Collins has picked up debut writer J S Tennant’s “brilliantly original” history of Cuba. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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William Collins pre-empts Hinton's history of US urban rebellion

William Collins has pre-empted a “ground-breaking” history of urban rebellion in America by Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history and law at Yale University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booksellers welcome UK arrival of indie-focused Bookshop site

Booksellers have generally reacted enthusiastically to news that the US indie-focused retail site Bookshop.org is launching in the UK this November, although some remain cautious. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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William Collins lands 'extraordinary' cricket memoir by Guha

William Collins has landed an '"extraordinary” memoir by Indian writer and commentator Ramachandra Guha, detailing his love affair with cricket. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DHA focuses on fiction for New Writers Open Week

David Higham Associates (DHA) is running a series of events for adult and children’s fiction writers in its next New Writers Open Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quercus to publish stunt driver Ben Collins

Quercus is publishing a book by Ben Collins, the former "Top Gear" Stig and James Bond stunt driver.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Collins' Beyond Entrepreneurship 2 goes to Random House Business

American writer and consultant Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, is releasing an "ambitious upgrade" of his first book, Beyond Entrepreneurship: Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company, previously unpublished in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Greystone to partner with William Collins on two new Peter Wohlleben titles

Greystone Books is to partner with William Collins on two forthcoming non-fiction titles by Peter Wohllebe, author of The Hidden Life of Trees, with William Collins buying paperback rights in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ben Fogle returns to William Collins with title for autumn

Ben Fogle's Inspire: Life Lessons from the Wilderness has been acquired by publisher William Collins, to be published this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Collins, Nzelu and Lance Black shortlisted for 2020 Polari Prizes

Books by Sara Collins, Okechukwu Nzelu and Dustin Lance Black and Kirsty Logan have been shortlisted for this year's Polari Prizes, celebrating LGBTQ+ literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Personal Space: Laura Lippman Dares to Focus on Herself

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Laura Lippman, author of My Life as a Villainess, published by William Morrow. In this wry essay collection she writes movingly about becoming a mom in her fifties, choices she made in her career as a journalist and a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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William Collins signs Iduma's Nigerian Civil War study

William Collins has signed a “deeply poignant and personal” investigation into the Nigerian Civil War by Emmanuel Iduma. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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