Affiliate Publishers

Norton is proud to distribute books from the following publishers.

Blue Guides

One of the longest-established names in travel publishing, the Blue Guides of London have been setting the standard for cultural guide books for over 90 years. Among the best-researched, best-presented guides on the market, they have long been the choice for discerning, independent travelers with an interest in art, history, and culture.


Countryman Press

The Countryman Press has a long history as an independent publisher. Now owned by W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., Countryman publishes in a variety of subjects, including cooking, healthy living, nature, self-sufficiency, travel, narrative non-fiction, pets, and humor. Countryman continues to build its flagship Explorer’s Guide, 50 Hikes, and Backroads and Byways travel series. Most, but not all, of the books are illustrated and full-color.



Fantagraphics Books

Fantagraphics Books is the "Publisher of the World's Greatest Cartoonists": Charles Schulz, George Herriman, R. Crumb, Jaime Hernandez, Gilbert Hernandez, Gahan Wilson, Carl Barks, Daniel Clowes, Bill Griffith, Linda Medley, Jacques Tardi, Lorenzo Mattotti, Moto Hagio, Spain Rodriquez, Jim Woodring, Wallace Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, Jules Feiffer, Carol Tyler, Tony Millionaire, Gary Panter, Basil Wolverton, and many others. Publishing since 1976, Fantagraphics has become the standard bearer for literary comics in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

George Braziller, Inc.

Founded in 1955, George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publisher of fine arts books and literary works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Kales Press

Kales Press is a publisher of fine books rich in quality content and aesthetics. We strive to publish books that make a difference.


Founded in 1917, Liveright was the first American publisher of William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Sigmund Freud, e.e. cummings, Jean Toomer, Hart Crane, Lewis Mumford, Anita Loos, and the Modern Library series. Recently revived by W.W. Norton & Company, it has received notable attention for new non-fiction works by Edward O. Wilson, Jim Holt, Gail Collins, Max Boot, and Walter Kirn, fiction by Allan Gurganus, Elizabeth Spencer, and Larry McMurtry, and graphic novels by R. Crumb and Jules Feiffer, among many others.

New Directions

New Directions is an independent publisher dedicated to experimental literature, influential foreign works in translation, and avant-garde poetry.

The Well-Trained Mind Press

Well-Trained Mind Press publishes K-12 books and curricula for teachers, parent-educators, and engaged students. Combining the strongest aspects of classical learning with the newest insights in education, Well-Trained Mind Press offers classical education to the next generation.

Pegasus Books

Pegasus Books is dedicated to the aim of independent publishing that stimulates both the intellect and the imagination. We strive to reach readers nationwide who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life.


Persea Books is an independent house, publishing quality fiction, poetry, and essays, as well as revived classics, definitive translations, and multicultural anthologies, all for the trade and educational markets.

Pushcart Press

The Pushcart Press is the publisher of the acclaimed annual Pushcart Prize and Pushcart Editor's Book Award and other quality literature, both fiction and non-fiction.

Quantuck Lane Press

The Quantuck Lane Press  was started in 2000 by James L. Mairs, long time Norton editor, to publish beautiful books of photography, art, and the eccentric, whether illustrated or not.

Thames & Hudson

Thames & Hudson is an internationally renowned publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, design, photography, fashion, travel, spirituality, and archaeology.

The Overlook Press

The Overlook Press is an independent general-interest publisher, founded in 1971. The publishing program consists of approximately 100 new books per year, roughly divided between hardcovers and trade paperbacks. The list is eclectic, with areas of strength in fiction, history, biography, drama, design, and other visual media.

Tilbury House

An independent publisher founded more than forty years ago, Tilbury House is adding home, gardening, and nautical nonfiction to its deep list of Maine and New England arts, literature, history, maritime history, and natural history titles. Since the 1990s we have built an award-winning list of children’s picture books emphasizing cultural diversity, social justice, and global empathy. These and our nonfiction science, nature, and history books for children and teens challenge young readers to engage, inquire, and imagine. Designed for the book trade, our children’s books often include back matter and supplemental reader guides for home and classroom use.

Tin House Books

Launched in 2005, the independent press Tin House Books publishes a dozen titles a year, and its authors have garnered attention from the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and O, the Oprah magazine. Tin House offers an artful and irreverent array of fiction, nonfiction, poetry.