Crown Publishing Group

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The Crown Publishing Group is a subsidiary of Penguin Random House that publishes across several fiction and non-fiction categories. Originally founded in 1933 as a remaindered books wholesaler called Outlet Book Company, the firm expanded into publishing original content in 1936 under the Crown name, and was acquired by Random House in 1988. Under Random House's ownership, the Crown Publishing Group was operated as an independent division until 2018, when it was merged with the rest of Random House's adult programs.

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Crown Publishing Group
Parent companyRandom House (Penguin Random House)
FoundersNat Wartels, Bob Simon
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City, New York, U.S.

Crown authors[1] include Jean Auel, Max Brooks, George W. Bush, Eitan Bernath,[2] Deepak Chopra, Ann Coulter, Andrew Cuomo,[3] Giada De Laurentiis, Will Ferrell (as fictional character Ron Burgundy), Gillian Flynn, Jim Gaffigan, Ina Garten, Greg Gutfeld, Mindy Kaling, Rachel Maddow, Jillian Michaels, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Theresa Rebeck, Mark Brennan Rosenberg, Judith Rossner, Rebecca Skloot, Suzanne Somers, Martha Stewart, Jonah Goldberg, Michael Jackson and many others.