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About Century

Century is one of the most successful and well-regarded commercial imprints in the UK, specialising in bestselling global event publishing that truly generates cultural moments.

On the fiction side, we’re privileged to publish some of the most successful authors in the UK, including international crime and thriller writers such as James Patterson, Harlan Coben, Kathy Reichs and Lisa Gardner; and home-grown talent including Robert Harris, Anthony Horowitz, Tony Parsons, Simon Kernick and Lisa Jewell.

Bestselling, hugely popular women’s fiction authors on the list include Katie Fforde, Dorothy Koomson, Diana Gabaldon and Debbie Macomber. Century also publishes a wide range of bestselling non-fiction from celebrities such as Sir David Jason, Russell Brand, Peter Kay and Dawn French as well as some of the world’s greatest musicians: Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Phil Collins and Johnny Marr. And for real life stories out of this world, look no further than A Galaxy of Her Own by Libby Jackson and the award-winning bestseller Hello, is this Planet Earth? and Ask an Astronaut from Tim Peake.

Genre and brand fiction is also particularly strong, including Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One, a hugely successful range of Star Wars publishing, Minecraft fiction and Avatar publishing.

With strong sports publishing including Ronda Rousey and Mike Calvin, to launching debut crime fiction competitions in partnership with the Daily Mail, there is truly something for everyone at Century.