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A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Major publishing companies include

Time Warner Inc. ... ASCII Corporation (株式会社アスキー) is a publishing company based in Tokyo and was one of the key players in the creation of the MSX standard, home computer in Japan. ... Baen Books is an American publishing company established in 1983 by SF publishing industry long-timer Jim Baen. ... Carlin America is an independent music publishing conglomerate with a catalog of over 100,000 titles. ... Farrar, Straus and Giroux is a book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. ... Hachette Filipacchi Médias, S.A. (HFM) is the largest magazine publisher in the world. ... Mills & Boon is a British publisher of romance novels, part of Harlequin Mills & Boon Ltd. ... Collins was a Scottish printing company founded by a schoolmaster, William Collins, in Glasgow in 1819. ... Avon is the name of many rivers; see River Avon. ... The Hearst Corporation is a large privately-held media conglomerate based in New York City. ... Kodansha (講談社 Kōdansha) is a major Japanese publisher of literature and manga, headquartered in (Bunkyo), Tokyo. ... Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for cartoons (not necessarily animated, this includes print cartoons); outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics. ... Longman is a firm of English publishers. ... The McGraw-Hill Companies logo. ... Penguin Group (USA) is the U.S. division of the international trade book publisher, Penguin Group, a division of Pearson. ... Riverhead may refer to: Riverhead, New York Riverhead (town), New York Riverhead (CDP), New York This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Berkley Books is a paperback imprint of Penguin Group (USA). ... Viking Press was founded on March 1, 1925, in New York City, by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheim. ... Random House is a publishing division of the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann AG, which acquired it in 1998. ... The English word Bantam can refer to several different topics: Bantam is a city in Indonesia. ... Doubleday is one of the largest book publishing companies in the world. ... Delta can signify: Δ or δ, a letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ... Reed Elsevier is a leading global publisher and information provider. ... Scientific literature is the totality of publications that report original empirical and theoretical work in the sciences and social sciences. ... Rodale Inc. ... Scholastic Inc. ... Jean-François Millet Le Semeur (The Sower) Simon & Schuster logo, circa 1961. ... Viacom (short for Video & Audio Communications) [pronunciation: pre-Redstone/pre-1987: vee-a-com; post-Redstone acquisition: vi-a-com] NYSE: VIA, NYSE: VIAB is an international media conglomerate. ... Scribner is a city located in Dodge County, Nebraska. ... Shogakukan (小学館 Shōgakukan) is a major publisher of dictionaries, literature, manga, nonfiction, childrens DVDs, and other media in Japan. ... Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for cartoons (not necessarily animated, this includes print cartoons); outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics. ... Shueisha (集英社 ShÅ«eisha) is a major publisher in Japan. ... Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for cartoons (not necessarily animated, this includes print cartoons); outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics. ... Headquartered in the legendary Flatiron Building in New York City, St. ... Thames & Hudson (also Thames and Hudson and sometimes T&H for brevity) are a publisher, especially of art and illustrated books, founded in 1949 by Walter and Eva Neurath. ...

Noted small presses

Arcadia Publishing is a local history publisher in the United States was established in 1993, with a catalog of more than 3,000 titles. ... Arkham House is a weird fiction specialty publishing house founded by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei. ... BooksForABuckcom BooksForABuck. ... Coach House Press is an independent press located in Toronto, Canada. ... The Dalkey Archive Press is a small publisher of fiction, poetry, and literary criticism, specializing in the publication or republication of obscure and out-of-print works, particularly contemporary literature. ... Deseret Book is the largest Latter-day Saint book publisher and also owns a chain of LDS bookstores in the western United States. ... Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, underground comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, and graphic novels located in the Maple Leaf neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. ... Fugue State Press (established 1992) is an small New York City literary publisher, specializing in the experimental novel. ... Categories: BDSM | Book publishers | Stub ... Grove Press is an American publishing imprint that was founded in 1951. ... This image appears on the cover of every Loompanics catalog. ... Nonesuch Press was a private press founded in 1922 in London by Francis Meynell, his wife Vera, and David Garnett. ...


  • Hachette
    • Fayard
    • Grasset
    • Calmann-Lévy
    • Lattès
    • Stock
    • Le livre de poche
    • Hatier
    • Larousse
  • Éditis
    • Presses de la Cité
    • Plon
    • Robert Laffont
    • La Découverte
    • Pocket
    • 10/18
    • Le Robert
    • Nathan
  • Flammarion
  • La Martinière
    • Le Seuil
    • L'Olivier
  • Gallimard
    • Éditions Denoël
    • Mercure de France
    • Nouveaux Loisirs (tourist guides)
    • Gallimard Jeunesse
    • P.O.L.
    • Les Éditions de la Table Ronde
  • Les Éditions de Minuit
  • Albin Michel
  • Bayard
  • Actes Sud
  • Odile Jacob

Hachette is a large French media group, now a multinational. ... Pierre Athanase Larousse (October 23, 1817-January 3, 1875) was a French grammarian and lexicographer born in Toucy. ... Éditions Gallimard is the second most important French publisher, and probably the most respected. ... Gallimard Jeunesse is a French publisher of childrens books. ... Cover of the first book clandestinely published by Les Éditions de Minuit, as part of the French Resistance during WWII Les Éditions de Minuit (midnight editions) is a French publishing house which has its origins in the French Resistance of World War II and still publishes books today. ...

Further reading

  • Schiffrin, André, The business of books: how international conglomerates took over publishing and changed the way we read, London, New York: Verso 2001

See also

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... This is a list of publishers in English. ... List of publishers of Childrens books Candlewick Press Dutton Childrens Books Gallimard Jeunesse J. Lumsden and Son Peace Hill Press Puffin books Scholastic Small World Publishing Tabart and Co. ...

External links

  • Virtual Library list of publishers

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