About Hachette Book Group

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading US trade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. A global publishing company based in France, Hachette Livre is a subsidiary of the French media company, Lagardère. HBG is headquartered in New York, with offices in Boston, MA; Lebanon, IN; Nashville, TN; Boulder, CO; Philadelphia, PA; and Berkeley, CA. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON.

In one year, HBG publishes approximately 1,400+ adult books (including 50-100 digital-only titles), 300 books for young readers, and 450 audiobook titles (including both physical and downloadable-only titles). In 2017, the company had 167 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 34 of which reached #1.

HBG’s bestselling authors include Mitch Albom, David BaldacciPeter BrownSandra Brown, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Michael ConnellyJames S.A. CoreyTina Fey, Malcolm GladwellNewt GingrichNeil Patrick HarrisNoah HawleyElin Hilderbrand, Mark Hyman, T.D. JakesN. K. JemisinSebastian JungerGrace LinBrad Meltzer, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie MeyerWalter MosleyJoel Osteen, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Patterson, David Perlmutter, Keith Richards, J.K. Rowling, J.D. Salinger, Stacy Schiff, David SedarisJen SinceroNicholas SparksRick StevesDonna Tartt, Scott Turow, David Foster Wallace, Brent WeeksLindy WestTom Wolfe, and Malala Yousafzai.

In addition to selling and distributing its own imprints, HBG provides a wide range of custom services to third-party publishers, such as distribution, fulfillment, digital and sales services. Some of HBG’s clients include: Harry N. Abrams, Chronicle Books, Disney Book Group, Hachette UK, Kids Can Press, Marvel, Moleskine, Nicholas Brealey, Octopus Books, Phaidon Press, Phoenix International Publications (pikids), Quarto Publishing Group, Quercus, and Yen Press.


The mission of Hachette Book Group is:

To Publish Great Books Well.

Our vision is:

  • To be the #1 destination for authors, agents, customers, client publishers, and employees.
  • To be a respected publisher that values diversity, nurtures talent, rewards success, and honors its responsibilities.
  • To be market focused in all we do, and to lead change in popular culture.
  • To anticipate change, foster creativity, and encourage risk-taking and innovation.



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