Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks
Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks publish noteworthy books for readers of all tastes and interests. With more than 304 New York Times bestsellers to the imprint’s credit since its launch in 2002, Atria is known for particular expertise in the areas of women’s fiction, mystery/thriller, African-American fiction, memoir, popular culture, health and diet, cooking, popular science, psychology, self-help, and spirituality. Atria brings innovation to the publication of books that entertain and enlighten.
Atria/Beyond Words publishes books in the mind/body/spirit category, anticipating and articulating trends in the evolution of consciousness and the intersection of science and spirituality. We are proud to have been the publisher of The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, which has been a fixture on the New York Times bestseller list since its publication in 2006. Through our books and through our actions, we hope to inspire people to find lasting solutions to the issues of the day and to learn new ways of living more authentic and complete lives.
Atria Books Español
Publishing Spanish language books with particular appeal for today’s US Spanish reader, Atria Books Español focuses on quality fiction as well as celebrity memoir and self-help nonfiction. Atria Español authors include Laura Esquivel, María Dueñas, Javier Sierra, Teresa Rodriguez, Daisy Fuentes, María Celeste Arrarás, Marcos Witt, and Daisy Martinez.
Emily Bestler Books
Emily Bestler founded her eponymous imprint, Emily Bestler Books, in 2011 with one guiding principle: to find the very best commercial fiction and nonfiction across a wide range of categories and put these books into the hands of as many readers as possible. In her words, “We are passionate about our mission of finding a book for everyone. You’ll find that our list is as varied as our readers.”
Howard Books, part of the Atria Publishing Group, is one of the most trusted and admired names in Christian publishing and in the general marketplace. Howard is Simon & Schuster’s primary imprint for faith-based books.
Washington Square Press
Since its founding in 1959, the Washington Square Press name has been synonymous with the finest in classic and contemporary fiction. As part of the Atria Publishing Group, WSP is the paperback home of some of the world’s most talented contemporary storytellers, including Fredrik Backman, Joseph Kanon, Thomas Keneally, Kate Morton and Jennifer Weiner, joining such WSP backlist luminaries as Pearl Buck, Carlos Castaneda, Jim Harrison, Wally Lamb, Walter Mosley and Jodi Picoult.