Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Founded 1946
Founder John C. Farrar
Roger W. Straus, Jr.
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location New York, New York
Key people Jonathan Galassi
Imprints Faber and Faber (US), Hill & Wang, North Point, Sarah Crichton
Official website Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Farrar, Straus and Giroux is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. and John C. Farrar. Known primarily as Farrar, Straus in its first decade of existence, the company was renamed several times, including Farrar, Straus and Young and Farrar, Straus and Cudahy and finally to its current name in 1964, after hiring Robert Giroux from rival Harcourt, Brace, who brought with him such important writers as T. S. Eliot and Flannery O'Connor. Straus continued to run the company for twenty years after his partner Farrar died, until 1993 when he sold a majority interest of the company to the privately owned German publishing conglomerate Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. Nevertheless, FSG is considered one of the last of the old-fashioned[vague] literary publishers and is widely celebrated for its renowned lines of literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, poetry, and children's literature.[1][Third-party source needed]

Jonathan Galassi is president and publisher. Andrew Mandel joined in 2004 as deputy publisher. Eric Chinski is editor-in-chief. In 2008, Mitzi Angel came from Fourth Estate in the UK to be publisher of the Faber and Faber Inc. imprint. Other notable editors include Courtney Hodell, Hill & Wang publisher Thomas LeBien, Paul Elie, Sean McDonald, and Sarah Crichton (publisher of her own eponymous imprint).

Contents

Current imprints

Books for Young Readers

FSG Books for Young Readers publishes National Book Award winners Madeleine L'Engle (1980), William Steig (1983), Louis Sachar (1998), and Polly Horvath (2003). Books for Young Readers also publishes Natalie Babbitt, Roald Dahl, Jack Gantos, George Selden, Uri Shulevitz, and Peter Sis.

Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

Winners of the Pulitzer Prize

Winners of the National Book Award

Other authors published by FSG

Notes

  1. ^ http://us.macmillan.com/FSG.aspx
  2. ^ Hill and Wang
  3. ^ http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-21687906_ITM
  4. ^ Norman Angell, After All: The Autobiography of Norman Angell (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1951; rpt. Farrar, Straus and Young, 1952).
  5. ^ Elie Wiesel, Night (Hill & Wang, 1958; rpt. 2006).

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