Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading US trade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. A global publishing company based in France, Hachette Livre is a subsidiary of the French media company, Lagardère. HBG is headquartered in New York, with offices in Boston, MA; Lebanon, IN; Nashville, TN; Boulder, CO; Philadelphia, PA; and Berkeley, CA. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON.
In one year, HBG publishes approximately 1,400+ adult books (including 50-100 digital-only titles), 300 books for young readers, and 450 audio book titles (including both physical and downloadable-only titles). In 2017, the company had 167 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 34 of which reached #1.
HBG’s bestselling authors include Mitch Albom, David Baldacci, Peter Brown, Sandra Brown, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Michael Connelly, James S.A. Corey, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, Newt Gingrich, 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.
In addition to selling and distributing its own imprints, HBG provides a wide range of custom services to third party publishers, such as distribution, fulfillment, digital and sales services. Some of HBG’s clients include: 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.
The mission of Hachette Book Group 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, nurtures talent, 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.