Britain’s leading
book distributor
since 1984.

Turnaround is an Employee Ownership Trust. As an employee-owned company we are proud of our diverse customer and client facing team, who are united by a passion for publishing and a desire to provide the highest levels of service for our client publishers and customers.

Our customers include bookshop chains, wholesalers, galleries, comic book stores, and online retailers. We focus mostly on the UK and European markets but will supply books anywhere in the world!

If you’re looking for sales and distribution, scroll down to see what we can offer.



Our dedicated sales team covers territories across the globe and has one simple goal: to sell our publishers’ books in as many outlets as possible.

Customer Services

Help and advice at the end of the phone. Our customer services team manages your orders and gets your books where they need to be.


A brand new, state-of-the-art warehouse just minutes away from all major routes into London and beyond.


Turnaround is unique in having an in-house marketing team that produces a monthly sales kit and promotes our publishers’ books to the trade.


We can convert your files into eBooks and supply your titles to the digital market, including to all major digital retailers.


Trace your books activity in the market with a range of weekly and monthly sales reports, and log into the publisher portal to see sales and stock in real time.

Looking for sales and distribution?

We’re always happy to talk to new clients, so if you’re looking for distribution please get in touch with the following information:

  • Advance information for forthcoming & backlist titles
  • Annual turnaround or projected annual turnover
  • A link to your website and/or social media

We will look at your proposal and be in touch as soon as we can. Please note that we do not take on single books or self-published authors.

Our Publishers

Our publisher clients vary from small independent literary presses to large mainstream publishing houses and cover a diverse range of genres including fiction, graphic novels, art, photography, and children’s.

We work closely with each and every one of our publishers to offer a first-class sales and distribution service, offering support at every step, from the announcement of a new book to publication and beyond.

As well as traditional book and graphic novel publishers we are also the distributor for Moleskine notebooks and stationery, as well as magazines such as Kinfolk and Drift.

Our Books

Turnaround works with some of the most exciting and innovative publishers out there, selling a huge range of genres into the trade, whether that be literary fiction, crime fiction, graphic novels, art, politics, photography, children’s titles or computing books.

Browse our catalogue



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