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Simon & Schuster
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Parent company ViacomCBS
Status Active
Founded January 2, 1924; 96 years ago (1924-01-02)
Founders
  • Richard Simon
  • Max Schuster
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Simon & Schuster Building
New York City
Distribution Worldwide
Key people
  • Carolyn Reidy (President, CEO)
  • Dennis Eulau (CFO, Executive Vice President of Operations)
  • Ian Chapman (Chief Executive, UK)
  • Kevin Hanson (President, Canada)
Publication types Books
Revenue US$821.52 million (2017)

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster. As of 2016, Simon & Schuster was publishing 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.

The first book Simon & Schuster published was a book of crossword puzzles with a pencil attached. The company has published bestsellers by many people, recently including Stephen King and Hillary Clinton.


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