The Odyssey of Homer

Hailed as “the best translation there is of a great, perhaps the greatest, poet” (New York Times Book Review). More

A planning meeting at Collins Canada, circa 1940s

In this photograph, Charles H. Sweeny, Editorial and Production, F. F. Appleton, publisher (center), and Margaret V. Paull, staff artist and typographer, plan the first Canadian production of Little Grey Rabbit Books. More

A Light in the Attic

Classic collection of poems and illustrations by Shel Silverstein; ALA Notable Children’s Book. More

Goodnight Moon

Every child’s must-have bedtime classic; beloved by generations of readers and listeners. More

Original contract for Thorn-Apple Tree

Grace Campbell’s debut novel, Thorn-Apple Tree, was one of the earliest works of fiction written by a Canadian to be published by William Collins Sons & Co. Canada Ltd. More

Collins Operations during WWII

Collins maintained combined office and warehouse space at Bridewell Place in London for many years, and in 1917, its new London publishing office at 48 Pall Mall was complemented by printing works in Mayfair that included a state-of-the-art bindery, warehouse, and distribution center. More

The Bell Jar

A haunting classic that chronicles the breakdown of a brilliant, talented, successful young woman. More

Magician

Bestselling epic fantasy masterpiece that launched Feist’s career and influenced a generation of modern fantasy authors. More

Flow

The psychology classic that explored creativity and happiness. More

Middlemarch

Ranked number one in a 2015 BBC poll of the 100 greatest British novels. More

Wolf Hall

Winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. More

The Exorcist

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

The Boys of Summer

Beloved sports classic published to immediate critical success about Ebbets Field and the Brooklyn Dodgers. More