Girl with a Pearl Earring

Multimillion-copy global bestseller that won critical acclaim for its beautifully wrought depiction of innocence corrupted. More

Little Bear

The very first I Can Read! book has sold more than one million copies. More

A Woman of Substance

With her unforgettable heroine Emma Harte, Bradford popularized the rags-to-riches family saga. 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

Blonde

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More

The Alchemist

An inspirational phenomenon; one of the bestselling books in history. More

The Hours

Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award; made into an Oscar-winning film. More

Agatha Christie

The house of Collins acquired “Queen of Crime” Agatha Christie after she disagreed with her former publisher over the spelling of “coco”/”cocoa” in her first book, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. More

Longitude

Story of an epic scientific quest, which won British Book of the Year in 1997. More