William Collins lands Mustill's whale tale in five-way auction

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale, following a five-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 18:08:26 UTC ]
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William Collins lands wildlife filmmaker Mustill’s debut

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale.  Tom Killingbeck, commissioning editor at William Collins, bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Kerry Glencorse at Susanna Lea Associates in a competitive auction.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 07:33:33 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-05 02:04:46 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Selfie author Storr’s next book at auction

William Collins has acquired The Science of Storytelling, the next book by Will Storr, author of 2016’s Selfie: How the West Became Self-Obsessed (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops FT prize-winning tech book at 'competitive auction'

The winner of last year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for young authors has made deals well over six figures across five countries for a book about technology innovation, with William Collins scooping the book in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys 'thrilling' Cambridge spy tale

William Collins will publish the first book by Cambridge espionage historian Svetlana Lokhova revealing the "greatest pre-war triumph of Stalin’s secret services". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins snaps up psychiatrist's tale

William Collins has acquired another book from the author of The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu, Charlie English, about a psychiatrist whose collection of mental patients’ art inspired the Modernist movement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins wins auction for Cathy Newman women's history

William Collins has acquired the "free-wheeling history of the women who made modern Britain" by Channel 4 News anchor Cathy Newman after a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 10:55:24 UTC ]
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Owlet Press lands Eagleton's modern Little Mermaid tale

Independent children's publisher Owlet Press has landed Ian Eagleton's “magical and groundbreaking” reimagining of fairytale "The Little Mermaid", with LGBTQ+ inclusivity at its heart and a subtle environmental message. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 00:28:56 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts 'radical' Dalrymple debut on Indian independence

William Collins has snapped up a “radical” new assessment of Indian independence from debut author Sam Dalrymple in a pre-emptive co-publication deal with HarperCollins India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-06 19:12:38 UTC ]
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William Heinemann lands 'masterpiece' from Richard Powers

William Heinemann will publish Bewilderment, Richard Powers' first novel since his Booker-shortlisted and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Overstory (William Heinemann, 2018).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 19:27:03 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 00:41:42 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 05:38:06 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 03:02:58 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 19:07:12 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 16:39:53 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-10 01:50:43 UTC ]
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William Collins buys Carney's 'inspiring' book on value

William Collins has bought the first book from ex-Bank of England governor Mark Carney, an "unblinking, inspiring" look at how value can shape our lives and world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 02:21:59 UTC ]
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