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Encyclopedia > St. Martin's Press

St. Martin's Press is a book publisher headquartered in the iconic Flatiron Building in New York City. Currently, St. Martin's Press is one of the United States' largest publishers, bringing to the public some 700 titles a year under eight imprints, which include St. Martin's Press (mainstream and bestseller books), St. Martin's Griffin (mainstream paperback books, including science fiction and romance), St. Martin's Minotaur (mystery, suspense, and thrillers), Picador (specialty books), Thomas Dunne Books (suspense and mainstream), and Truman Talley Books (business and speciality books). For other uses, see Flatiron Building (disambiguation). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... [1]#redirect Book ... St. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... A romance novel is a literary genre developed in Western culture, mainly in English-speaking countries. ... Mystery fiction is a distinct subgenre of detective fiction that entails the occurrence of an unknown event which requires the protagonist to make known (or solve). ... Look up Suspense in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The thriller is a genre of fiction in which tough, resourceful, but essentially ordinary heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the free world. ... Picador is an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, a publisher owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. ... Thomas Dunne Books, a division of St. ... Look up Suspense in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Macmillan Publishers of Great Britain founded St. Martin's in 1952 and subsequently sold it to Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC, a group of publishing companies held by Verlagsgruppe George von Holtzbrinck, a family-owned publishing concern based in Stuttgart, Germany, which still owns St. Martin's as well as other U.S. publishers, including Farrar, Straus and Giroux (primarily a publisher of literary fiction), Holt Publishers (literary non-fiction), and Tor-Forge Books (science fiction, fantasy, and thrillers). Macmillan Publishers Ltd, also known as The Macmillan Group, is a privately-held international publishing company owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. ... Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group is a Stuttgart-based publishing giant which owns publishing companies worldwide. ... Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck is a Stuttgart-based publishing holding company which owns publishing companies worldwide. ... For other uses, see Stuttgart (disambiguation). ... Farrar, Straus and Giroux is a book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. ... Henry Holt may refer to: Henry Holt (North Dakota politician) (d. ... Tor Books is one of two imprints of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, based in New York City. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... For other uses, see Fantasy (disambiguation). ... The thriller is a genre of fiction in which tough, resourceful, but essentially ordinary heroes are pitted against villains determined to destroy them, their country, or the stability of the free world. ...


Saluted for the breadth of their list, St. Martin's publishes such authors as Dan Brown, Ken Bruen, Augusten Burroughs, Stephen J. Cannell, Jackie Collins, Jennifer Crusie, Janet Evanovich, Julian Fellowes, Joseph Finder, Frederick Forsyth, Joan Hess, Simon Kernick, Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds, Michael Palmer, Robin Pilcher, Wilbur Smith, the New York Times crossword puzzle books, James Herriot, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Patrick Quinlan, Brigitte Gabriel, Darryl Wimberley, Amanda Filipacchi, Bruce Stockler, and others. Dan Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. ... Ken Bruen is an Irish writer of hard-boiled and noir crime fiction. ... Augusten Xon Burroughs (born Christopher Robison on October 23, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American writer noted for his New York Times best-selling memoir Running with Scissors (2002), which spawned a feature film of the same name written and directed by Ryan Murphy and starring Joseph Cross as... Stephen Joseph Cannell, known professionally as Stephen J. Cannell (born February 5, 1941), (IPA pronunciation: ), rhymes with channel, is an Emmy award winning American television producer, writer, novelist and occasional actor from the United States. ... Jacqueline Jill Jackie Collins (born 4 October 1937), is a British-born novelist. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Janet Evanovich (born April 22, 1943, in South River, New Jersey) is an American writer. ... Fellowes as Lord Kilwillie Julian Fellowes (born August 17, 1949 in Egypt, although he is British) was an actor for over twenty years before winning the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay in 2001 for Gosford Park. ... Joseph Finder[1] (b. ... Frederick Forsyth, CBE (born August 25, 1938) is an English author and occasional political commentator. ... Simon Kernick (born 1966 in Slough, Berkshire ) is a British crime writer now living in Oxfordshire with his wife and two daughters. ... Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 New York City â€“ March 12, 2001 Naples, Florida) was an American author of 21 thriller novels. ... Gayle Lynds is the author of The Coil, Masquerade, Mosaic, and Mesmerized, and co-creator with Robert Ludlum of the Covert-One series. ... Michael Palmer (b. ... Robin Pilcher (born 10 August 1950) is a British author, the eldest son of author Rosamunde Pilcher. ... Wilbur Addison Smith (born January 9, 1933 in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia)) is an author of fiction. ... The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. ... Crossword Puzzle was the second to last album made by The Partridge Family, and was not one of the most popular albums. ... Herriot’s former surgery in Thirsk is now a tourist attraction. ... Barbara Taylor Bradford (born May 5, 1933) is an English novelist. ... Patrick Quinlan, born August 28, 1970 in the Bronx, New York, and raised in Yonkers, New York is an American freelance writer, political activist, and novelist. ... Brigitte Gabriel Brigitte Gabriel is a Lebanese American journalist, author and activist. ... Darryl Wimberley in 2007. ... Amanda Filipacchi Amanda Filipacchi (born 1967 in Paris, France) is an American novelist based in New York City. ...


Also, in 1984, St. Martin's Press was the first major trade book publisher ever to publish its own hardcover books by its own in-house mass market paperback company. St. Martin's Mass Market Paperback Co., Inc. was founded by current President and Publisher Sally Richardson in 1984, under the stewardship of then-President Thomas McCormack (with the assistance of entertainment consultant Maura E. Lynch).


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