A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing
Major publishing companies include:
- AOL Time Warner. Includes Warner Books and Little, Brown.
- Hachette Filipacchi Media.
- Hearst Corporation.
- Random House. Includes imprints Bantam/Doubleday/Dell, Delacorte, Delta, Alfred A. Knopf.
- Reed Elsevier. Major publisher of scientific literature.
- Simon & Schuster, a division of Viacom. It includes Scribner.
- Farrar Straus Giroux.
- Harper Collins. Includes William Morrow and Avon.
- Penguin Putnam. Includes imprints Riverhead, Berkeley, Viking.
- Arkham House
- Black Classic Press
- City Lights Publishers
- Dalkey Archive Press
- Gregg Press