Bantam Books was established in 1945. It is one of the most successful publishers of adult
fiction and nonfiction in the world!
In addition to being the one of the largest
mass market paperback publisher, Bantam also publishes a select yet diverse
hardcover list, which includes the bestselling novelists Dean Koontz,
Tom Robbins, Elizabeth George, Iris Johansen, Tami Hoag, Diane Mott
Davidson, George R.R. Martin, Michael Palmer, and Luanne Rice.
Books has also published some of the bestselling nonfiction hardcovers
of the last decade, including General H. Norman Schwarzkopf's It
Doesn't Take a Hero; Jerry Seinfeld's Seinlanguage; Daniel
Goleman's Emotional Intelligence, John Glenn's John Glenn:
A Memoir, Christiane Northrup's The Wisdom of Menopause
and the #1 New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley with Ron Powers.
Bestselling Bantam mass market and
trade paperback authors include Louis L'Amour, Maya Angelou, Jean
Auel, Sandra Brown, Pat Conroy, Nora Roberts, Tom Wolfe, Kay Hooper,
Lisa Gardner, Rita Mae Brown, and more than 40 original Star WarsTM