Since its launch in 1995 Picador has rapidly established itself as one of the leading literary trade paperback imprints in the country. Working closely with the hardcover houses Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt and St Martin’s Press, Picador has enjoyed fast sales growth, reflecting the general strength of trade paperbacks in the marketplace.
Picador authors of fiction and non-fiction include Pulitzer Prize winners Michael Chabon, Michael Cunningham, Marilynne Robinson and Jeffrey Eugenides; National Book Award winners Richard Powers, Shirley Hazzard, Susan Sontag and Jonathan Franzen; and National Book Critics Circle Award winners Jim Crace and Philip Gourevitch . Picador’s bestselling authors include Anita Diamant, Augusten Burroughs, Salman Rushdie, Lorrie Moore, Atul Gawande and Tom Wolfe.
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