Transworld: turning books into bestsellers

At Transworld, we love great storytelling. In books and stories we find our tribe – of authors, readers and colleagues.

We publish the UK’s very best and most-loved fiction and non-fiction. Our authors are master storytellers, commercial giants, and game-changing experts who challenge readers to open their hearts and minds. A Transworld book demands to be discussed, shared, and loved.

We bring our boundless energy, commercial might, and creative teamwork to everything we do. This collective spirit turns authors into brand names, builds debuts into bestsellers, and makes us hugely successful year in, year out. We have been awarded Publisher of the Year at the British Book Awards four times and are proud to have published a great many of our authors since the start of their writing careers.

Doubleday

Doubleday is Transworld's boutique literary imprint, a vibrant and dynamic list that publishes prize winners, international bestsellers and fresh new voices with passion and creative flair. We seek out ground-breaking books that engage the heart and mind; that speak to the zeitgeist but will also resonate for years to come.   

Fiction at Doubleday

At Doubleday we put storytelling and quality writing at the very heart of everything we do. In fiction, we have published genre-defining novels that have delighted readers around the world.

Meet a selection of our Doubleday Fiction authors here.

Non-Fiction at Doubleday

For Doubleday non-fiction we curate a select list of the most outstanding voices – prize-winning narrative non-fiction books that are remarkable for their exquisite writing and pioneering thinking. With attention to beautiful design, each one tells an extraordinary story.

Meet a selection of our Doubleday Non-Fiction authors here.

Fiction

For seven decades, Transworld has been at the forefront of Commercial Fiction publishing in the UK, with an unparalleled reputation for launching blockbuster debuts and building the biggest fiction brands in the market. Last year alone, Transworld Fiction titles spent a total of 70 weeks in the Sunday Times bestseller list. Across the list – spanning everything from dark mysteries and thrillers that excite and surprise to uplifting, thought-provoking stories for modern women – we seek out the most original and exciting new voices and turn them into household names. We believe that reading can bring joy to everyone and anyone, and strive to reach the widest possible audience for our books, guaranteeing entertainment, escapism and unforgettable stories. 

We publish into the Bantam Press, Corgi, Black Swan and Bantam imprints. Meet a selection of our Fiction authors here. 

Non-Fiction

From the day Transworld was first established in 1950, we have been proud to publish bestsellers by writers who are the very best at what they do: experts whose books introduce ground-breaking new ideas, and whose remarkable true stories open doors to new worlds.

Our authors win major literary awards across all areas, including recently the Baillie Gifford, Royal Society Insight Investment prize, British Psychological Society book Award, the Wainwright Prize and the Saltire Prize. They are in demand on national radio and television, in theatre tours and events, on podcasts and at events both online and at literary festivals.

Whether science or history, entertainment or self-improvement, we are the home of the some of the world’s leading voices and sharpest minds.

We publish into the Bantam Press, Corgi, Black Swan and Bantam imprints. Meet a selection of our Non-Fiction authors here.

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