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  • Writer's pictureMuhammad Zain Rasheed

Hachette Book Company: A History of Publishing Greats

Hachette Book Company, founded in 1826, is one of the oldest and most respected publishing companies in the world. Throughout its history, the company has published a wide range of literary greats, including many of the most influential and enduring authors of the past 200 years.

In the 19th century, Hachette published the works of many prominent French authors, including Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, and Honore de Balzac. These authors were instrumental in shaping French literature and continue to be widely read and studied today.

In the 20th century, Hachette continued to publish a diverse array of literary giants, from James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway to Simone de Beauvoir and J.D. Salinger. In the field of children's literature, Hachette has published numerous classic such as A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh and C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia.

In more recent times, Hachette has continued to publish a wide range of bestselling and critically acclaimed authors, from Khaled Hosseini and J.K. Rowling to Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Lewis.

Hachette's commitment to literature and authors has not only helped to shape the literary canon, but also contributed to the cultural and intellectual development of society. Hachette's publishing legacy continues to impact the literary world and its readers today.

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