Books published by William Collins

Forces of Nature

William Collins | March 9, 2017 | 288 pages
Sunday Times Bestseller A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'What is motion?' 'Why is every snowflake different?' 'Why is life symmetrical?' To answer these and... More Info

Stressed, Unstressed

William Collins | December 29, 2016 | 224 pages
In this little book is one of the oldest of all remedies for stress: the reading of poetry. Intended to help you endure some of your stressful moments and painful experiences, these poems tell us we are not alone. Returned again and again over the centuries by great imaginations are love and death... More Info
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The Shed That Fed a Million Children

William Collins | March 24, 2016 | 320 pages
In 1992, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow was enjoying a pint with his brother when he got an idea that would change his life and radically change the lives of others. After watching a news bulletin about war-torn Bosnia, the two brothers agreed to take a week s hiatus from work to help. What neither of... More Info

The Girl in the Red Shoes

William Collins | May 12, 2016 | 320 pages
An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships and the story of one woman s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom. As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a... More Info

Collins Classics - Christmas Stories

William Collins | August 27, 2015 | 256 pages
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Collins Classics - Leaves of Grass

William Collins | August 27, 2015 | 256 pages
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Midnight's Descendants

William Collins | August 13, 2015 | 416 pages
An epic narrative history that compares and contrasts the fortunes of all the countries that make up South Asia. If British India had not been partitioned in 1947, its population would today be the world s largest. At c1.5 billion, Midnight s Descendants (the offspring of those affected by the... More Info

Far from the Madding Crowd

William Collins | April 9, 2015 | 320 pages
A tale of love and loss - the first of Thomas Hardy's novels to win him widespread recognition and popularity - reissued to accompany a major motion picture due for release in May 2015.'I shall do one thing in this life - one thing certain - that is, love you, and long for you, and keep wanting you... More Info

The Girl With Seven Names

William Collins | September 1, 2014 | 320 pages
An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships and the story of one woman s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom. As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a... More Info

The Reckoning

William Collins | January 15, 2015 | 320 pages
From the bestselling author of Fighter Boys, the true story of two ruthless adversaries and a wartime killing that shook the modern world. As the world plunged into global conflict, in British-governed Palestine a killing took place that shook British and Middle East politics. While in neighbouring... More Info

Vita

William Collins | October 7, 2014 | 416 pages
Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was never straightforward. Her life is re-told here in a dazzling new biography. In this stunning new biography of Vita Sackville-West, Matthew Dennison traces the... More Info

Waterloo

William Collins | September 11, 2014 | 320 pages
'Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.' Bestselling author Bernard Cornwall is celebrated for his ability to bring history to life. Here, in his first work of non-fiction, he has written the true story of the epic battle of Waterloo - a momentous turning point in European... More Info

The Last Stalinist

William Collins | August 14, 2014 | 448 pages
The life of the complex, ruthless adversary of General Franco, whose life spanned much of Spain's turbulence in the 20th century. From 1939 to 1975, the Spanish Communist Party, effectively lead for two decades by Santiago Carrillo, was the most determined opponent of General Franco's Nationalist... More Info