The Hospital in Buwambo

First Mills & Boon romance novel published by Harlequin; established the iconic relationship between the two companies. More

Jacqueline Winspear

I read because I love language, the way the joining of words and the rhythm of a story can make me laugh, cry, or take me out of my world or immerse me in the lives of others. More

Fahrenheit 451

Though set in a dystopian world without books, Bradbury’s most famous work has never gone out of print. More

Crime & Mystery At HarperCollins

In 1860, Harper & Brothers had paid Wilkie Collins £750 for The Woman in White, which heralded the publisher’s entry into the crime and mystery genre. More

Bleak House

Dickens’s tenth novel, often considered his finest; significantly influenced the development of mystery novels. More

The Birth of Perry Mason

Head of William Morrow and Company (later acquired by HarperCollins) since the death of its founder in 1931, Thayer Hobson searched widely for promising new authors, often traveling to Europe in pursuit of his next big title. More

The Exorcist

The first horror story to reach number one on the New York Times bestseller list. More

Howl’s Moving Castle

This popular novel stars one of the most beloved and charismatic characters in children’s literature. More

Sabriel

A revolutionary story that made Nix a rising star in the fantasy genre. More

Inventing the Western

Zane Grey and A. B. Guthrie Jr. were considered two of the foremost writers on the American West. More

I, Robot

Asimov’s science fiction masterpiece that influenced a legion of future authors. More