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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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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Hodder wins watchmaker's history of time in seven-way auction

Hodder has acquired the rights to "a history of time" from watchmaker and historian Rebecca Struthers following a "fiercely fought", seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 00:29:45 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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Penguin Press wins 'intimate history' of post-war British black women

Tom Penn, publishing director at Penguin Press, has acquired Rebel Citizen: A History of Black Women Living, Loving and Resisting by feminist historian Jade Bentil. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 15:48:26 UTC ]
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William Collins nets James Grant's history on UK's "unwritten" constitution

William Collins has acquired a new history of the British Constitution by legal expert and academic James Grant, about the UK's "unwritten" constitution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 20:13:39 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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Serpent's Tail wins Columbia academic's 'lavish' black history in five-way auction

Serpent’s Tail triumphed in a five-publisher auction, winning Columbia professor Saidiya Hartman’s "radical and lavish" history of young black women, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins FBF's 'Three Women' after six-publisher auction

One of Frankfurt Book Fair’s most talked-about books, a "revelatory" eight-year investigation into women’s sex lives, has gone to Bloomsbury following a six-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brilliant and original' history of London to William Collins

William Collins has acquired a "brilliant and original" new history of London by writer and economist Niall Kishtainy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta wins history of deified men after five-way auction

Granta Books has won a five-way auction for Accidental Gods, a history of men deified against their will – from Haile Selassie to Prince Philip, to Captain Cook, Columbus and the conquest of the New World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lamb to write on war through women's eyes for William Collins

William Collins has acquired an "unflinching" account of war through women’s eyes by journalist Christina Lamb, exploring "how rape became a weapon of mass destruction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys Rowson's 'new history' of Alexander

William Collins has acquired a book about the "new history" of Alexander the Great by writer, archaeologist and TV producer, Alex Rowson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Heinemann wins auction for book on racial bias

William Heinemann has acquired Biased: The New Science of Race and Inequality by social psychologist Dr Jennifer Eberhardt at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins auction for black British women's life guide

Fourth Estate is to publish Slay in Your Lane, a guide to life for a generation of black British women by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 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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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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