Grand Central Publishing, formerly Warner Books, came into existence in 1970 when Warner Communications acquired the Paperback Library, subsequently publishing paperback reprints editions of such bestsellers as Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird and Umberto Eco’s The Name Of The Rose. Today Grand Central Publishing reaches a diverse audience through hardcover, trade paperback and mass market imprints that cater to every kind of reader.
Little, Brown and Company was founded in 1837 and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by many of America’s finest writers. Early lists featured Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Emily Dickinson’s poetry, and Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, all of which are still available today.
Hachette Nashville is comprised of three imprints—Faithwords, a publisher of the world’s best voices in the growing inspirational market; Center Street, an imprint publishing positive and affirming non-fiction and a broad range of fiction for the general market.
Little, Brown and Company Young Readers began publishing books for children in 1926. We currently publish a distinguished and diverse list of about 135 books a year. Today the group is divided into three imprints: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers features our core list of picture books and hardcover and paperback fiction and nonfiction for middle grade and young adult readers; LB Kids produces novelty and brand/licensed tie-ins; and Poppy publishes paperback original series for teen girls.
Hachette Books was formed in the Spring of 2014, with the objective of publishing exciting books across a broad range of categories. We present the leading writers in narrative nonfiction, business, science, history, health and wellness, pop culture, sports, and humor. We also publish fresh voices in fiction including literary voices, thrillers, and stories of universal appeal. Hachette Books is a commitment to readers and authors to provide them with the best publishing experience, to be a vital part of the national conversation, and to foster a community of editors, writers, and readers who discuss the ideas of the day. At the end of 2014, Black Dog & Leventhal, the publisher of strikingly original books of light reference, humor, cooking, sports, music, film and entertainment, mysteries, history and biography and much, much more, joined the Hachette Book Group division.
Orbit is Hachette Book Group’s Science Fiction and Fantasy imprint. Orbit publishes across the spectrum of Science Fiction and Fantasy – from action-packed urban fantasy to widescreen space opera; from sweeping epic adventures to near-future thrillers. We publish approximately 40 titles each year from both established and debut authors.
Hachette Audio is an imprint within the Digital Media Division—a publisher of a variety of popular genres in audio form, which matches HBG material with talented actors, composers, and producers to find its fullest expression. Our audiobooks are primarily based on material published in print and online by Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown & Company, FaithWords, Center Street, Orbit, and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, and have been recognized for the highest quality of content and production with numerous GRAMMY, Audie, Listen Up! and Earphone awards. Unabridged and abridged titles are available on CD and as digital downloads.
Perseus is committed to enabling independent publishers to reach their potential. Perseus-owned imprints include Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Da Capo Press, Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press. Perseus partnerships include Nation Books, as well as joint ventures with Weinstein Books and The Daily Beast.