Wed, 22/05/2013 - 09:00
Bestselling author Dan Brown has told fans he knows "exactly what [he] is writing next", and that he has a locations in mind that "fall into Robert Langdon territory"—though he stopped short of confirming his next book will also feature his famous professor of symbology.
Speaking at his first ever UK event,...
Wed, 15/05/2013 - 10:20
Supermarkets, Amazon and Waterstones have hailed successful first day sales of Dan Brown's Inferno yesterday (14th May), with Amazon predicting the novel's sales could even surpass Brown's previous books. However many independents said deep discounts by the big retailers made it impossible to compete.
Tue, 14/05/2013 - 09:15
Dan Brown fans queued from early this morning outside Waterstones Piccadilly in central London ahead of the store's 8am opening to sell copies of Inferno, published today (14th May).
Ben Morgan, a bookseller from Foyles [pictured] who had been waiting in the queue for three hours, said: "I collect first edition...
Mon, 13/05/2013 - 10:13
Dan Brown has promised a highly controversial, unrevealed side to his forthcoming novel Inferno in an interview with the Sunday Times, his only interview ahead of publication tomorrow (14th May).
The New York Times has offered an early glimpse of the novel, revealing that it opens with hero Robert Langdon...
Wed, 08/05/2013 - 16:05
The mass-market edition of Sophie Kinsella's I've Got Your Number (Black Swan) was the bestselling book in the UK last week, recording sales of 21,541 copies in its first full week on bookshop shelves.
The novel supplants Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl (Phoenix) at the summit of the Official UK Top 50, scoring...
Wed, 08/05/2013 - 08:30
Quercus has released an e-book designed to appeal to readers of Dan Brown's forthcoming Inferno, out next week from Transworld.
The Secret History of Dante: Unearthing the Mysteries of the Inferno is by Jonathan Black, a pen name of Mark Booth, publisher at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Coronet and author of...
Fri, 03/05/2013 - 09:28
Outdoor, digital and newspaper advertising will be included in a “huge” marketing campaign for Dan Brown’s Inferno, featuring the strapline “One Hell of a Read”.
The ads will begin on 20th May, to chime with the author’s UK visit—Brown will do a London event on 21st May, a week after...
Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:30
Transworld has won the UK auction for Red Notice, a memoir by American businessman-turned-human-rights-campaigner Bill Browder, which went to best bids yesterday (16th April) on day two of the London Book Fair.
Transworld m.d. Larry Finlay bought UK and Commonwealth rights in the title from Patrick Walsh at Conville &...
Fri, 12/04/2013 - 10:01
Transworld Publishers has acquired a debut novel by actress Sara Crowe, best known for her role in "Four Weddings and a Funeral" where she played the first bride, Laura.
Senior editorial director Linda Evans bought world rights from Charlotte Robertson at Aitken Alexander in Campari for Breakfast, with plans to publish in...
Wed, 10/04/2013 - 06:30
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Transworld), longlisted for the Man Booker, is one of three UK debuts shortlisted for the £10,000 Commonwealth Book Prize.
The Death of Bees by Lisa O'Donnell (Windmill), a tale of two sisters after the death of their parents, and The Bellwether...