Contents 1 History 2 Publishing 3 Series 3.1 Norton Anthologies 3.2 Norton Critical Editions 4 Notable authors 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

History[edit] The roots of the company date back to 1923, when William Warder Norton founded the firm with his wife Mary Norton, and became its first president.[1] Storer D. Lunt took over in 1945 after Norton's death, and was succeeded by George Brockway (1957–1976), Donald S. Lamm (1976–1994), and now W. Drake McFeely (1994–present).[2]

Publishing[edit] W. W. Norton & Company is an employee-owned publisher in the United States,[3] which publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, college textbooks, cookbooks, art books, and professional books.[4]

Series[edit] Norton Anthologies[edit] Norton Anthologies collect canonical works from various literatures; perhaps the best known anthology in the series is the Norton Anthology of English Literature, now in its 9th edition. Norton Anthologies offer general headnotes on each author, a general introduction to each period of literature, and annotations for every anthologised text. Norton Critical Editions[edit] Like Penguin Classics, Norton Critical Editions provide reprints of classic literature (and in some cases, classic non-fiction works, such as the writings of Darwin). However, unlike most critical editions, all Norton Critical Editions provide a selection of contextual documents, and critical essays along with an edited text. Annotations to the text are provided as footnotes, rather than endnotes as well.

Notable authors[edit] Dean Acheson A. R. Ammons Diane Ackerman Andrea Barrett Vincent Bugliosi Jared Diamond Rita Dove John Dower Andre Dubus III Stephen Dunn Erik Erikson Eric Foner Nadine Gordimer Annette Gordon-Reed Stephen Greenblatt Seamus Heaney Carl Jung Sebastian Junger Nicole Krauss Eric Kandel Paul Krugman Maxine Kumin Stanley Kunitz Joseph Lash Michael Lewis William McFeely John Matteson Edmund Morgan Edmund Phelps Adrienne Rich Mary Roach Jonathan Spence Joseph Stiglitz William Taubman Neil deGrasse Tyson Harold Varmus Sean Wilentz Edward O. Wilson Fareed Zakaria Sam Harris

See also[edit] Oxford World's Classics Verso Book's Radical Thinkers Albatross Publishing House

References[edit] ^ "Norton History". W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. Retrieved 20 March 2013.  ^ "Gale Directory of Company Histories: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc". Retrieved 20 March 2013.  ^ "Norton History". W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. Retrieved 20 March 2013.  ^ "Stock Page for W. W. Norton & Company". 

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