Alfred A. Knopf

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Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (/knɒpf/) is an American publishing house that was founded by Alfred A. Knopf Sr. and Blanche Knopf in 1915.[1] Blanche and Alfred traveled abroad regularly and were known for publishing European, Asian, and Latin American writers in addition to leading American literary trends. It was acquired by Random House in 1960, and is now part of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group division of Penguin Random House which is owned by the German conglomerate Bertelsmann.[2][3] The Knopf publishing house is associated with its borzoi colophon, which was designed by co-founder Blanche Knopf in 1925.[4]

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Alfred A. Knopf
Parent companyPenguin Random House
Founded1915; 108 years ago (1915)
FounderAlfred A. Knopf Sr.
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City, U.S.
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