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Transworld sees double, takes fiction chart top spots

The Bookseller – 2012-02-07

Transworld titles earn pride of place in both the Mass-market and Original Fiction charts this...

Two 'Desert Island Discs' titles for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2012-02-03

Transworld has acquired two books to mark the 70th anniversary of BBC Radio 4 series, "...

Transworld debut S J Watson tops the charts

The Bookseller – 2012-01-10

Faber Academy graduate S J Watson's début novel, Before I Go to Sleep, has stormed to...

Transworld buys childhood memoir by MP Johnson

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 08:49 Transworld has acquired a childhood memoir by Labour MP and former home secretary Alan Johnson. Publisher Doug Young bought...

Transworld wins nine-way auction for debut

The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:20 Transworld and Random House Australia have acquired debut novel The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman, winning a nine-way...

Signore new Transworld editorial director

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:35 Transworld has appointed Michelle Signore, currently editor-in-chief at John Blake, to the role of editorial director....

Transworld acquires Faber Academy alumnus

The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:06 Transworld has acquired a debut novel by British scriptwriter Rachel Joyce, a graduate of Faber Academy's novel writing...

Rayner moves to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2011-08-24

Publication Date: Wed, 24/08/2011 - 09:21 Rachel Rayner is to move from HarperCollins to Transworld, taking up the role of commissioning editor, crime and thrillers. Rayner will report to Sarah...

Transworld readies Reacher digital exclusive

The Bookseller – 2011-07-20

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 14:40 Transworld is to release a digital exclusive Jack Reacher story based on the famous "butt-kicker's" time as a thirteen year old...

Emsley swapping Transworld for Headline

The Bookseller – 2011-07-18

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:19 Transworld senior editorial director Sarah Emsley is leaving the publisher to join Headline as its deputy publishing director. She...

Transworld serves up Connors memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-06-20

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 10:13 Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights excluding Canada to a memoir by US tennis legend Jimmy Connors. Giles Elliott,...

Transworld claims first day Madeleine sales of 40,000

The Bookseller – 2011-05-13

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 13:05 Transworld is reporting first day sales of at least 40,000 copies of Madeleine by Kate McCann, about the infamous...

Transworld buys trilogy by ex-Methvens chair

The Bookseller – 2011-05-09

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 15:30 Transworld has acquired three historical crime novels by Andrew Swanston, former Waterstone's director and chairman of...

Transworld buys Ben Fogle memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 07:54 Transworld has acquired two titles from TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, with the first to give an account of his...

Transworld to publish scratch and sniff title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:10 Transworld is to publish a limited edition scratch and sniff version of Dirty Tricks by Jo Carnegie. Managing director Larry...

Transworld signs three from debut author Lamb

The Bookseller – 2011-03-22

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:30 Transworld has acquired three novels by debut author Victoria Lamb, all set in the time of Elizabeth I's reign. Publishing...

Transworld to publish Shaun Ryder memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-03-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 13:45 Transworld is to publish the autobiography of Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder. Editorial director Sarah Emsley acquired UK...

Transworld acquires Streets memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-02-14

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 08:51 Transworld is to publish music memoir The Story of the Streets by Mike Skinner, detailing the rise of the Birmingham-born...

First McFly book for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2012-03-09

  Transworld has acquired the first official book by UK boy band McFly, who formed in 2004...

Patricia Scanlan moves from Transworld to S&S

The Bookseller – 2012-03-09

Irish author Patricia Scanlan has left Transworld for Simon & Schuster. The novelist, who...

"Maverick" Grahame-Smith to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

Transworld has acquired the new novel by “maverick” author Seth Grahame-Smith, known...

Total Media lands Random House and Transworld Publishers online accounts

Media Week – 2012-05-28

Random House Children's Publishers UK and Transworld Publishers have appointed Total Media to handle their online media planning and buying.

Transworld buys bestselling US debut

The Bookseller – 2012-07-11

Transworld has acquired a debut novel which has already sold over 250,000 copies in the US,...

New Day for Transworld after auction

The Bookseller – 2012-07-20

Transworld has beaten off five other publishers in an auction for two novels by debut author...

Transworld Ireland launches new imprint

The Bookseller – 2012-08-13

Transworld Ireland has launched a new imprint, Doubleday Ireland, aiming to "discover...

Transworld scoops Pro Cycling insiders book

The Bookseller – 2012-08-14

Transworld has acquired a book which promises to lift the lid on doping in the world of...

Transworld acquires 'powerful first novel'

The Bookseller – 2012-11-08

Transworld has acquired a "powerful first novel" by clinical psychologist S L Lewis,...

Transworld Wakes up with Anna Hope buy

The Bookseller – 2012-12-12

Transworld has acquired a "powerful wartime novel", Wake by Anna Hope, with plans to...

Transworld pre-empts retelling of Pride & Prejudice

The Bookseller – 2013-02-07

Transworld has acquired a novel which gives a new perspective to the story of Jane Austen's...

Transworld pre-empts debut fantasy trilogy

The Bookseller – 2013-02-14

Transworld has moved speedily to acquire a new fantasy trilogy by debut author Erika Johansen,...

Transworld signs cycling's Yates

The Bookseller – 2013-03-01

Transworld has acquired the autobiography of cyclist Sean Yates, who is one of only five Britons...

Thatcher biographies from Allen Lane and Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-04-08

Penguin imprint Allen Lane will publish the first volume of Margaret Thatcher’s authorised...

Transworld wins Red Notice

The Bookseller – 2013-04-17

Transworld has won the UK auction for Red Notice, a memoir by American businessman-turned-human-...

Brown and Child triumph for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-05-29

Dan Brown’s Inferno (Bantam Press) has retained pole position in the official UK book...

New Order’s Sumner signs memoir to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-06-14

Transworld has signed an autobiography from New Order lead singer Bernard Sumner, with plans to...

Transworld signs Stephen Hawking memoir

The Bookseller – 2013-07-22

Transworld is to publish a memoir from physicist Professor Stephen Hawking. The book, My Brief...

Blazin' Saddles blogger to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-07-25

Transworld has bought the first book from cycling journalist Felix Lowe, better known by his...

1930s Olympics tale to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-10-17

Transworld has bought a book about the 1932 Winter Olympics by senior Guardian sports writer Andy...

Abbie Ross in two-book deal with Transworld

The Bookseller – 2013-12-04

Transworld has signed two books from debut writer Abbie Ross for its Doubleday list. Publishing...

Lou Reed biography to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2014-01-24

Transworld is to publish what it is calling the “definitive biography” of late singer...

Transworld signs novel spanning China's history

The Bookseller – 2014-01-28

Transworld has acquired world rights to Susan Barker’s The Incarnations, being described by...

Transworld wins auction for Disclaimer

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

Transworld is to publish a debut psychological thriller by Faber Academy alumnus Renee Knight,...

Seasonal digital serial for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2014-03-26

Transworld has bought a romantic novel by previously self-published author Cathy Bramley, to be...

Two from Johnson for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2014-05-19

Transworld has bought two books by Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson. Editorial director Jane...

Transworld signs evacuee tale

The Bookseller – 2014-07-04

Transworld has signed a book from David Merron, who was evacuated from the East End of London to...

New role for Willis in Transworld return

The Bookseller – 2014-10-29

Ben Willis is to leave Headline to join Transworld, where he started his publishing career, in the newly created role of head of Transworld digital publicity.

Transworld signs Jasmon debut

The Bookseller – 2014-11-11

Transworld is to publish a “spellbinding and charged” debut novel by Sarah Jasmon. Assistant editor Bella Bosworth bought UK and Commonwealth rights to The Summer of Secrets and one other novel...

Transworld signs former Olympian Greg Whyte

The Bookseller – 2014-11-18

Transworld has acquired a “ground-breaking” book by formal Olympian, Professor Greg Whyte, who has helped David Walliams, Davina McCall, Eddie Izzard and John Bishop on charity...

Chicken made Transworld sales director

The Bookseller – 2015-02-11

Tom Chicken has been appointed as Transworld’s sales director following Sarah Roscoe’s move to sales director for Penguin Random House Children’s. Chicken originally joined Penguin on the...

Transworld to publish first travel book from Bryson in 15 years

The Bookseller – 2015-02-27

Bill Bryson’s first travel book in 15 years will be published by Transworld in autumn. The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island will be a new journey around Britain by the...

Evans retiring from Transworld after 23 years

The Bookseller – 2015-03-13

Linda Evans, senior editorial director at Transworld, is to retire in April after 23 years with the company.  Transworld publisher, Bill Scott-Kerr, paid tribute to her in a message to the company...

Transworld in six-figure deal for Wild

The Bookseller – 2015-04-10

Transworld has bought five books by Meredith Wild, who was originally self-published, in a “significant six-figure deal”. Editorial director Harriet Bourton acquired British Commonwealth rights...

Transworld pair top fiction charts

The Bookseller – 2015-05-08

Lee Child and Paula Hawkins have given Transworld two chart-toppers in this week's bestseller lists.

Transworld wins auction for Gárdos love story

The Bookseller – 2015-05-12

Transworld has acquired a post-Holocaust love story by Hungarian author Péter Gárdos, said to be "the talk of London Book Fair", in a nine-way auction.   Jane Lawson, editorial director at...

Transworld's Gaminara to retire

The Bookseller – 2015-05-23

Bantam Press publishing director Sally Gaminara is to retire this year. Gaminara’s publishing career has spanned nearly 40 years, and she joined Transworld’s Corgi imprint in 1987 from Penguin...

Transworld brings forward release of 'Corbynomics' author

The Bookseller – 2015-08-27

Transworld has brought forward the release date of The Joy of Tax by Richard Murphy – the creator of ‘Corbynomics’ – and is exploring plans to launch the book at the Labour Party Conference...

Volkswagen scandal project pre-empted by Transworld

The Bookseller – 2015-10-20

Transworld Publishers have pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights to Jack Ewing's account of the Volkswagen emissions-fixing scandal.

Transworld wins 10-way auction for zoologist's book

The Bookseller – 2015-11-28

Transworld has acquired two new books by National Geographic explorer Lucy Cooke.

Best acquires 'gritty' historical saga for Transworld

The Bookseller – 2015-12-11

Francesca Best has acquired three "gritty" historical saga novels by a debut author as her first acquisition for Transworld.

Transworld wins debut thriller The Couple Next Door after auction

The Bookseller – 2016-01-14

Transworld has acquired a debut thriller, The Couple Next Door, in a "hotly contested" auction.

Transworld signs three thrillers by Frank Gardner

The Bookseller – 2016-01-19

Transworld is to publish three thrillers by BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner.

Japanese novel The Travelling Cat Chronicles to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-01-23

Transworld has bought a Japanese novel about a cat, The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa.

Transworld signs 'gritty' crime series set in Bradford

The Bookseller – 2016-02-09

Transworld has bought a debut thriller series by A. A. Dhand, promising "to do for Bradford what ‘The Wire’ has done for Baltimore".

Transworld to reissue Crumley's cult crime classic

The Bookseller – 2016-03-25

Transworld is to republish 1970s crime classic The Last Good Kiss by the late James Crumley, with a new introduction by Ian Rankin.

Romesh Ranganathan's memoir to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-04-30

Transworld has acquired world rights to comedian Romesh Ranganathan’s as-yet-untitled first memoir.

BBIA crowns Transworld and W H Smith Travel

The Bookseller – 2016-05-11

Transworld and W H Smith Travel have been crowned as two of the biggest winners at The British Book Industry Awards 2016.

Transworld signs 'queen of the killer twist' Cohen for three new books

The Bookseller – 2016-05-21

Transworld has struck a new three-book deal for six figures with psychological crime author Tammy Cohen.

Transworld snaps up Rhys in six figure pre-empt

The Bookseller – 2016-06-09

Transworld has pre-empted two novels by Rachel Rhys, Butterflies with Broken Wings plus one other, in a six-figure deal.

Brief History of Time app from Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-07-28

Transworld is launching an interactive app for Professor Stephen Hawking’s 1988 book A Brief History of Time, including new updates from its author.

Transworld ponies up for Jilly Cooper bash

The Bookseller – 2016-09-09

Transworld launched Jilly Cooper's new equine-themed "blockbuster" novel Mount! (Bantam) at a star-studded bash at the Mandarin Oriental in London's Knightsbridge.

Transworld acquires 'epic' Lancelot novel from Kristian

The Bookseller – 2016-09-17

Transworld has acquired an Arthurian legend novel, Lancelot: The Betrayal, from Giles Kristian.

'Snapchat King' DJ Khaled's debut to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-09-30

Transworld is publishing a debut by Amercian hip hop producer and "King of Snapchat" DJ Khaled, explaining the many pearls of wisdom he has posted on social media.

Weekly E-Ranking: Transworld's top two

The Bookseller – 2016-10-01

After one week in the E-Book Ranking hinterlands—pushed all the way back to second—Paula Hawkins returned to the top spot, with The Girl on the Train earning its sixth non-consecutive number one.

Transworld acquires unagented debut thriller What Alice Knew

The Bookseller – 2016-10-14

Transworld Publishers has acquired What Alice Knew, an addictive psychological thriller by an unagented debut author TA Cotterell.

Cathy Bramley signs new three-book deal with Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-10-14

Transworld has acquired three new novels by women’s romantic fiction writer Cathy Bramley, who this week hit a milestone of 500k copies sold, across print and...

Transworld acquires guide to algorithms in six-figure pre-empt

The Bookseller – 2016-10-15

Transworld has acquired an "insider's guide" to algorithms as part of a two-book deal in a pre-emptive six figure bid.

Transworld strikes pre-FBF deal for Fierce Kingdom

The Bookseller – 2016-10-18

Transworld has pre-empted rights to "a truly special book" titled Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips.

Transworld to publish jockey Declan Murphy's memoir

The Bookseller – 2016-10-27

Transworld is publishing Centaur, a memoir and collaboration between the former jockey Declan Murphy and debut author Ami Rao.

'Profoundly moving' story of neuroscientist's brain disorder to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-11-01

Transworld is to publish the "extraordinary" story of neuroscientist Dr Barbara Lipska’s own brain "going awry".

Disney c.e.o Robert Iger's management book to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-11-03

Transworld has acquired Robert Iger’s untitled book on leadership and management, which explores the ideas, values, and growth strategies he has developed in his 11 years as c.e.o. of media company...

'Moving' debut by documentary filmmaker McNaughton to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2016-11-16

Transworld has acquired a story of love and loss entitled This is How I Lose You by Kate McNaughton.

Transworld mourns 'tragic' death of author Roger Hobbs, aged 28

The Bookseller – 2016-11-17

American thriller writer Roger Hobbs, author of Ghostman and Vanishing Games (Transworld), has died, aged 28, after an overdose.

Transworld promotes Sarah Adams and Frankie Gray

The Bookseller – 2016-11-27

Transworld's publishing director for commercial fiction Sarah Adams and editorial director Frankie Gray have been promoted.

Transworld debut The Couple Next Door named W H Smith's Book of the Year

The Bookseller – 2016-12-02

Debut thriller The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (Transworld) has been named as W H Smith's Book of the Year for 2016.

Transworld acquires new novel by Anna Hope

The Bookseller – 2016-12-21

Transworld has bought a new novel by Anna Hope inspired by American TV series "The Affair".

Transworld joins shock at Carrie Fisher's death

The Bookseller – 2016-12-29

PRH division Transworld has said it is "deeply shocked and saddened" by the death of writer and actor Carrie Fisher.

Transworld to publish barrister Sarah Langford's memoir

The Bookseller – 2017-02-01

Transworld has acquired Without Fear or Favour, a personal memoir by barrister Sarah Langford.

Transworld pre-empts The Truth Spectrum for six figures

The Bookseller – 2017-02-03

Transworld has acquired The Truth Spectrum by Hector Macdonald in a six-figure pre-empt for publication in spring 2018.

Izzy Judd to tell her IVF story in Transworld book deal

The Bookseller – 2017-02-04

Transworld is publishing Dare to Dream, a book by Izzy Judd, wife of McFly drummer Harry Judd, telling the personal story of the couple's difficult time trying for a baby and turning to IVF.

CIA analyst's debut to Transworld in 'breakneck' pre-empt

The Bookseller – 2017-02-23

Transworld has snapped up a debut thriller authored by a CIA analyst called Need to Know in a "breakneck 24 hour" pre-emptive deal.

Transworld buys critical care doctor's memoir

The Bookseller – 2017-03-14

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to In Shock by US critical care doctor Rana Awdish, an account of Awdish’s near-death experience and her transition from doctor to patient.

Transworld scoops The Secret Footballer

The Bookseller – 2017-04-05

Transworld has signed The Secret Footballer, a professional player who writes anonymously about the Premier League in his books and Guardian columns. The...

Derek B Miller moves to Transworld for third novel

The Bookseller – 2017-04-12

Transworld is publishing American by Day, the third novel from Derek B Miller, whose first two books were published by Faber.

Headline's Vicky Palmer moves to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2017-05-04

Headline's head of marketing and digital Vicky Palmer is leaving after seven years with the company to join Transworld as deputy marketing director. 

Transworld Ireland publisher McHugh to step down

The Bookseller – 2017-05-26

Eoin McHugh, who has been publisher of Transworld Ireland since the imprint’s creation 10 years ago, is leaving the company.

Daughter of cult leader to publish memoir with Transworld

The Bookseller – 2017-07-01

Transworld has acquired a "heart-breaking and uplifting" memoir, Caged Bird, by Katy Morgan-Davies, who was born into an abusive London cult and lived in captivity for three...

'Rare, creepy' psychological thriller The House Swap to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2017-07-06

Transworld is publishing psychological thriller The House Swap, and another as-yet-untitled novel, by Rebecca Fleet.

Transworld acquires two high-concept thrillers by Marc Elsberg

The Bookseller – 2017-07-06

Transworld has acquired two high-concept thrillers, Zero and Helix, by German-language author Marc Elsberg.

Reza Aslan's human history of God to Transworld

The Bookseller – 2017-07-27

Transworld has acquired Iranian-American author Reza Aslan’s "most personal book yet": God, A Human History.

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