Hachette Book Group
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is one of the largest publishing companies in the world. It is a division of the French media company, Hachette Livre, and is based in New York City, United States. The company publishes a wide range of books, including fiction and nonfiction, under various imprints.
HBG was formed in 2006 through the merger of the Time Warner Book Group and the Hachette Livre-owned Little, Brown and Company. The company has since grown to include over 30 imprints, such as Grand Central Publishing, Little, Brown and Company, and Orbit. These imprints are focused on various genres, such as literary fiction, commercial fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, young adult, memoir, and more.
HBG is known for publishing bestselling and critically acclaimed books, and has a reputation for publishing high-quality literature. Some of the notable authors published by the company include J.K. Rowling, James Patterson, Stephen King, and Michael Connelly, among others.
HBG is committed to diversifying its authors and books, actively working to publish more books by and about underrepresented groups. They are also dedicated to publishing books that are accessible to all readers, and have a robust audiobook, e-book and international distribution program.
In addition to traditional publishing, HBG also has a strong digital presence and has invested in new technologies, such as e-books and audio books, to reach new audiences. With its diverse and high-quality books, and a commitment to innovation, Hachette Book Group is a leading publisher in the industry.