by September on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:59 am
2014 is the year of the Viking. The History Channel’s phenomenally popular TV series VIKINGS returns to the UK this February, in March The British Museum’s major Vikings exhibition opens and Transworld publish the stonking new novel that marks Giles Kristian’s return to the world that made his name: Northern Europe in the late 8th century AD, the world of the Vikings…
by September on Nov 4, 2013 at 11:11 am
Our intern, Rachel Wiltshire, is currently reading her way through the biggest pile of books that there might well have ever been. Upon finishing the brand new novel by Wiley Cash called This Dark Road to Mercy (published by Doubleday on January 30th 2014) Rachel decided to write a review which we’re sharing below. Today’s thoughts from our intern are as follows… Read the rest of this entry »
by September on Oct 2, 2013 at 10:00 am
Transworld Publishers are delighted to announce the acquisition of The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me by Jimmy Rice and Laura Tait, which will be published first as an e-book in Spring 2014 followed by a Corgi paperback in early July. Read the rest of this entry »
by September on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:40 pm
Transworld Ireland is delighted to announce the publication of a new book by Irish rugby star Ronan O’Gara this autumn.
In Ronan O’Gara: Unguarded, the Irish rugby legend reflects on his career as he embarks on the next stage of his life as a coach with Paris-based Racing Metro, and offer forthright opinions, anecdotes and analysis on the sport, its players and coaches. The book has been written with the award-winning Gerry Thornley, who has been rugby correspondent of the Irish Times since 1997. Read the rest of this entry »
by Kate on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:47 pm
Announced today Man Booker longlisted author, Donal Ryan has joined the 10 strong longlist for the Guardian First Book Award.
The Spinning Heart was originally published in Ireland in October 2012 as a co-publication between newly formed Transworld Ireland imprint Doubleday Ireland and The Lilliput Press. The Spinning Heart won Book of the Year at the 2012 Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. The UK edition was published by Doubleday Ireland in June 2013 and Donal has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013.
The Guardian First Book Award was established in 1999 and is awarded annually to first-time authors writing in English, or translated into English, across all genres. Now in its 15th year, the award is unique in judging debut works of fiction alongside those of non-fiction and is the only literary award that rewards first time writers.
The shortlist will be announced on 9th November and the winner’s awards ceremony on 28th November. The winner will be decided by a set of judges chaired by Lisa Allardice, editor of the Guardian Review, along with Waterstones reading groups around the UK.
To see the full longlist visit the Guardian
To order your copy click here
For all press enquiries, please contact Kate Green on 020 8231 6735 / firstname.lastname@example.org
by September on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:43 am
On August 15th 2013, Jo Baker’s wonderful book Longbourn is published and it’s going to rock your world. If you’re a Jane Austen fan or Pride and Prejudice is simply your most favourite book in the whole entire world ever, then listen up and listen good. Read the rest of this entry »
by September on Jun 20, 2013 at 12:08 pm
The Richard and Judy Summer Book Club announced their top 10 sizzling summer reads back in May this year. For us, there was one particular debut that stood out amongst the other fantastic novels shortlisted by Richard & Judy, which was, of course, The Light Between Oceans written by the hugely talented M. L. Stedman. Read the rest of this entry »
by September on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm
Who ever said Tuesday afternoons were dull!? Today at Transworld HQ our fantastic author, Jo Baker, visited us for some champagne, jelly and scrumptious cake before answering our questions about her new novel Longbourn. Read the rest of this entry »
by September on May 29, 2013 at 2:00 pm
RANDOM HOUSE UK LAUNCHES THE BLACK CROWN PROJECT–
A NEW KIND OF NARRATIVE GAMING EXPERIENCE
London, UK– May 29th 2013 – Random House UK has today launched stage one of the BLACK CROWN Project, an infectious new kind of narrative gaming experience.
by September on May 28, 2013 at 2:40 pm
Jasper Kent’s latest book in the Danilov Quintet series is out NOW! If you haven’t yet bagged your copy of The People’s Will then make sure to get a taste of this dark and chilling novel by watching the book trailer HERE. Read the rest of this entry »