Hachette Book Group is a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre (a Lagardère company), the third-largest trade and educational publisher in the world. HBG is made up of eight publishing groups: Little, Brown and Company; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Grand Central Publishing; Perseus Books; Orbit; Hachette Books; Hachette Nashville; and Hachette Audio.
HBG’s bestselling authors include Mitch Albom, Sherman Alexie, David Baldacci, Peter Brown, Sandra Brown, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Michael Connelly, James S.A. Corey, Tina Fey, Newt Gingrich, Malcolm Gladwell, Neil Patrick Harris, Noah Hawley, Elin Hilderbrand, Mark Hyman, T.D. Jakes, N. K. Jemisin, Sebastian Junger, Grace Lin, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie Meyer, Walter Mosley, Joel Osteen, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Patterson, David Perlmutter, Keith Richards, J.K. Rowling, J.D. Salinger, Stacy Schiff, David Sedaris, Jen Sincero, Nicholas Sparks, Rick Steves, Donna Tartt, Scott Turow, David Foster Wallace, Brent Weeks, Lindy West, Tom Wolfe, and Malala Yousafzai.
HBG also provides a wide range of custom distribution, fulfillment, digital and sales services to third party publishers, including Harry N. Abrams, Chronicle Books, Disney Book Group, Hachette UK, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Joe Books, Kids Can Press, Marvel, Moleskine, Nicholas Brealey, Octopus Books, Phaidon Press, Phoenix International Publications (pikids), Quarto Publishing Group, Quercus, Time Inc. Books, and Yen Press.
Mission & Vision
Our mission is to publish great books well.
Our vision is:
- To be the #1 destination for authors, agents, customers, client publishers, and employees
- To be a respected publisher that values diversity, rewards success, and honors its responsibilities
- To be market focused in all we do, and to lead change in popular culture
- To anticipate change, foster creativity, and encourage risk-taking and innovation
HBG's long history dates back to 1837 with the founding of Little, Brown, and Company and it continues to evolve and grow today.
Learn more about our history and where we are today.
Corporate Social Responsibility
We believe strongly in the importance of engaging in sustainable business practices. We have created standards of operation and put policies in place to help ensure the long-term wellbeing of the natural world and its resources, the continued growth of a literate community, and the strength of our company. Learn more about our environmental policy and philanthropic efforts.