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 Sherman Alexie, David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Michael Connelly, Amy Cuddy, Jeffery Deaver, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, Shannon Hale, Elin Hilderbrand, Mark Hyman, T.D. Jakes, Sebastian Junger, John Maxwell, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie Meyer, J.R. Moehringer, Joel Osteen, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Patterson, Randy Pausch, David Perlmutter, Jerry Pinkney, Keith Richards, J.K. Rowling, J.D. Salinger, Stacy Schiff, David Sedaris, Lemony Snicket/Daniel Handler, Nicholas Sparks, Jon Stewart, Donna Tartt, Scott Turow, David Foster Wallace, Brent Weeks, 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.