Baen Books is a science fiction and fantasy publishing company founded by Jim Baen in 1983. The company is known for publishing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy novels, including works by well-known authors such as David Weber, Eric Flint, and Larry Niven. Baen Books is also known for its strong focus on military science fiction and its commitment to publishing new and upcoming authors. The company has also published a number of anthologies and collections, as well as non-fiction books on science and technology. Baen Books has a reputation for promoting conservative and libertarian views in its fiction and non-fiction books.