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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Virago signs Cowan's family memoir and history of Foundling Hospital

Virago has signed lawyer Justine Cowan’s mix of family memoir and history of the Foundling Hospital – including the story of her own mother who grew up in its care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 19:52:13 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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Once again, Tracy Chevalier finds inspiration in an unsung woman from history

Chevalier’s new novel, ‘A Single Thread,’ tells the tale of a woman who embroiders cushions for a grand British cathedral. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-17 16:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins snaps up Letters to the Earth

William Collins has acquired a collection of letters from contributors including Yoko Ono, Mark Rylance and Green MP Caroline Lucas urgently responding to the climate crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:23:26 UTC ]
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CUP signs 'groundbreaking' history of 'female husbands'

Cambridge University Press has bought a "groundbreaking" book charting the rise and fall of "female husbands" in the 18th and 19th centuries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:57:16 UTC ]
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Avon signs 'significant' four-book deal with Laura Jane Williams

Avon has bought four more novels from journalist and author Laura Jane Williams in a "significant" deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 04:30:54 UTC ]
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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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Brian Cox explores black holes phenomenon for William Collins

Professor Brian Cox has written a book on the “most extraordinary and mysterious phenomenon” of black holes for William Collins, with Professor Jeff Forshaw. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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H&S signs debut novel by comedian Liam Williams

Hodder & Stoughton has signed the “funny, warm and deeply human” debut novel by comedian Liam Williams, to be released first as an audiobook. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys 'visionary critique' of capitalism failures

William Collins is to publish The Third Pillar: The Revival of Community in a Polarized World, about how capitalism is “failing our democracies”, by finance academic Raghuram Rajan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bower writes Corbyn exposé for William Collins

An "exposé" of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from investigative biographer Tom Bower, Dangerous Hero: Corbyn's Ruthless Plot for Power, will be published by William Collins next month, with the publisher promising an “explosive and important” book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP signs 'landmark' global history of espionage

Cambridge University Press has commissioned a three-volume global history of intelligence from the ancient world to present-day cyber-espionage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-22 00:00:00 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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Debut middle-grade writer Nicola Skinner signs with Harper Collins

HarperCollins Children’s Books has bought a "wickedly funny" middle-grade debut, about a girl who finds a packet of surprising seeds, by copywriter and journalist Nicola Skinner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lowe moves to William Collins

Historian and author Keith Lowe has moved to William Collins after a decade at Viking Penguin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins scoops Michiko Kakutani book on 'objective reality'

William Collins will publish the debut from the former New York Times chief book critic Michiko Kakutani, billed as "a clarion call for verity".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 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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Grammy-winning songwriter Lucinda Williams signs with S&S

Grammy-winning performer and songwriter Lucinda Williams has signed with Simon & Schuster UK to publish her memoir. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs 'major' cultural history of work

Bloomsbury has acquired a "major work of non-fiction" that examines how work has shaped human civilisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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