In this era of technology, readers of books have gone limited. However, there was a time when the publishers were much in demand to publish various books. In this age also there are book lovers who love to read various books published by some of the known publishing houses. For such readers, it is interesting to know the names of famous publishing houses in the USA. Here are a few of these popular names across the industry.
- Simon & Schuster
Simon & Schuster is a publishing house in the US. It is a subsidiary of CBS Corporation. The publishing company came into being in New York City in the year 1924. Richard Simon & Max Schuster are the core founders of the publishing house. So far, Simon & Schuster has published more than 2,000 titles under thirty-five unique imprints. Simon & Schuster has published books for an extensive list of authors. Some of the notable authors are Dan Brown, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephen King, and Walter Isaacson among others.
- Ignatius Press
Ignatius Press is named for the founder of Jesuit Order, Ignatius Loyola. Father Joseph Fessio SJ founded the publishing house in the year 1978. It is a Catholic publishing house which is based in San Francisco. Joseph Fessio SJ is the former pupil of Pope Benedict XVI. The goal of the publishing house is for supporting the Church’s teachings. Books that feature at Ignatius Press are of Atheism, Evangelization, Mary and the Saints, Biblical Commentary and literary, historical, and conversion of Biography-Memoir. The publishing house also publishes prayer, comics, and books about fiction. For any type of support related to this publishing house, you can contact their customer support department at Ignatius Press customer service phone number. Users can also contact their officials at Ignatius Press head office address.
- Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House aka PRH is multinational publishing American company which came into being in the year 2013. The company is a merger of Bertelsmann, a German media conglomerate and the British publishing company, Penguin Group. So far Penguin Random House has published more than 15,000 titles.
The significant titles come from the genres fiction as well as nonfiction for both children and adults in digital copies as well as prints. The publishing house also prints self-help books, general fiction, children’s books, classics, dictionaries as well as a reference book. As of now, there is around 200 independent imprint which comes under the Penguin Random House.
HarperCollins is the leading publisher in the entire world. HarperCollins was founded around 30 years ago in the year 1989 under the subsidiary of American Entertainment Company, News Corp. The name of the publishing press is a combination of numerous publishing firms such as Harper & Row, Harper & Brothers, and William Collins, Sons. Some of the most notable authors of HarperCollins are Neil Gaiman, Sara Shepard, and Harper Lee among others.
- Hachette Book Group
Hachette Livre owns the publishing company, Hachette Book Group. The publishing company was founded in the year 1996, and it is located in New York City. Some of the significant imprints of Hachette Book Group are Brown and Company, Hachette Books, Perseus Books, and Grand Central Publishing.