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 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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Marr's 'era defining' book on modern Britain to William Collins

William Collins has scooped an “era defining” history of contemporary Britain from broadcaster and author Andrew Marr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 22:20:47 UTC ]
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William Collins signs Emre's history of 'woman'

William Collins has signed a “bold and sweeping” history of the concept of woman from Oxford University associate professor Merve Emre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:15:07 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops ex-US Ambassador Darroch's memoir

William Collins has landed the “riveting and candid” memoir of Kim Darroch, Britain’s Ambassador to the US during Donald Trump’s White House reign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 06:17:07 UTC ]
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Trump's former national security advisor signs William Collins deal

William Collins has landed a “bold and provocative” book by former US Army Lieutenant General H R McMaster, who served as Donald Trump’s national security advisor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 07:38:54 UTC ]
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Former William Collins c.e.o. Ian Chapman dies, aged 94

The "extraordinarily talented" former Collins chairman and c.e.o. Ian Chapman has died, aged 94. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 14:43:47 UTC ]
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson lands Simon Garfield dog tale

Weidenfeld & Nicolson will publish Dog's Best Friend: How Humans and Dogs Formed the Strongest Bond in History by Simon Garfield in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 21:44:18 UTC ]
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W&N lands 'virtuoso' debut novel from Riviere at auction

W&N has landed the "virtuoso" debut novel from poet Sam Riviere in a multi-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 05:10:37 UTC ]
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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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Greystone and Profile land seaweed tale

Greystone Books and Profile Books will publish Seaweed by poet and artist Miek Zwamborn next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 18:30:02 UTC ]
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S&S Children's lands Nutcracker-inspired tale by Katherine Woodfine

Simon & Schuster Children's UK has snapped up a new full-colour gift book, A Dancer’s Dream, by Katherine Woodfine.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 14:58:25 UTC ]
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William Collins launches 'Ideas Matter' podcast featuring David Cameron as first guest

David Cameron will be the inaugural guest on "Ideas Matter", the new podcast from William Collins when it launches this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 17:42:22 UTC ]
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