Founded in 1997, our list encompasses novels, non-fiction, crime, children’s books – everything from timeless classics to the urgent and contemporary. We publish some of the twentieth century’s most widely acclaimed and brilliant authors, including Stefan Zweig, Antal Szerb and Gaito Gazdanov, as well as award-winning current writers like the Dorthe Nors, Benjamín Labatut, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen and Perumal Murugan. Our authors have been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the International Booker Prize, and even won the Nobel Prize.
The Pushkin Collection of paperbacks, complete with French flaps, is designed to be as satisfying as possible to hold and to enjoy. Each book is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, based on the transitional English serif typeface designed in the mid-eighteenth century by John Baskerville. They are litho-printed on Munken Premium White Paper and notch-bound by the independently owned printer TJ International in Padstow, Cornwall.
Just five years old, and already shortlisted for Publisher of the Year at the CWA Daggers, Pushkin Vertigo presents the best crime fiction from all four corners of the globe. Favouring top-notch storytelling, original plotting and characters that leap off the page, we aim to cater to all tastes when it comes to mystery and suspense. Our list spans classic crime writers like Margaret Millar and Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Japanese masters of mystery like Seishi Yokomizo, and contemporary award-winners such as Emma Viskic and Jonathan Ames.
The Pushkin Press Classics list brings you timeless storytelling by icons of literature. These titles represent the best of fiction and non-fiction, hand-picked from around the globe – from Russia to Japan, France to the Americas – boasting fresh selections, new translations and stylishly designed covers. Featuring some of the most widely acclaimed authors from across the ages, as well as compelling contemporary writers, these are the world’s best stories – to be read and read again.
Pushkin Children’s Books
Pushkin Children’s brings the world’s greatest stories to young readers. From classic fantasy adventures to bold young adult novels and gorgeous picture books, our list is full of tales to enchant, inspire and open up new horizons. Some of our bestselling titles include Dutch classic The Letter for the King, The Murderer‘s Ape by Jakob Wegelius, Boy 87 by Ele Fountain and Liz Hyder’s Bearmouth – a Waterstones Children’s Book Prize category winner in 2020.
ONE is the home of our original English language publishing. The list is as varied as it is distinct, encompassing new voices and established names, fiction and non-fiction. Our stories range from dystopian tales to comic ones, prizewinning novels to memoirs, and include the Booker Prize-shortlisted The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma and Women’s Prize-longlisted Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li. And what makes them ONE? Compelling writing, unique voices, great stories.
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