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.
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 City with offices in Boston MA; Lebanon IN; Nashville IN; Boulder CO; Philadelphia PA; and Berkeley CA. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto.
In one year, HBG publishes approximately:
1,400+ adult books (including 50-100 digital-only titles)
300 books for young readers
700 audiobook titles (including print and download-only titles)
In 2018, the company had 150 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 31 of which reached #1.
HBG’s bestselling authors include David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, Chelsea Handler, Harper Lee, John Maxwell, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie Meyer, J.R. Moehringer, Joel Osteen, James Patterson, Randy Pausch, Jerry Pinkney, Keith Richards, JK Rowling, J.D. Salinger, David Sedaris, Lemony Snicket/Daniel Handler, Nicholas Sparks, Jon Stewart, Scott Turow, David Foster Wallace, Brent Weeks, and Tom Wolfe.