Big Six: An Inside Look at the Largest Publishers of Literary Books in the United States

by
Staff
11.30.07

As companies merge and editors move from one house to the next, book publishing continues to be a big business in constant flux. To help creative writers keep track of who's publishing what, we take a look at the six largest publishers of literary books in the United States—Random House, Penguin Group, HarperCollins Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group, and Holtzbrink Publishers—as well as the imprints, key payers, and major titles that have established their reputations.