JC Lattès is a French publishing house.
JC Lattès was originally founded in 1968 as Edition Speciale by Jean-Claude Lattes and Jacques Lanzmann. Lattes took it over in 1972, renamed it Editions Jean-Claude Lattes, and ran it until 1981. JC Lattes currently has a catalog of more than 1000 titles. Its major successes include:
- Le Sac de billes (A Bag of Marbles) by Joseph Joffo
- Le Vent du soir (The Wind in the Evening) by Jean d'Ormesson
- Le Nabab (The Nabob) by Irene Frain
- Leon l'Africain (Leo Africanus) by Amin Maalouf
- The Red Scarves
- The Officers
Over the years, JC Lattès has published general-interest books with a good balance between French and foreign authors. It has also balanced fiction and non-fiction.
JC Lattès has cemented its reputation by publishing such high-profile authors as Scott Turow, Dean Koontz, James Patterson, Jean-François Parot, Jean d'Aillon, Ake Edwardson, Lars Christensen Saabye, and Karin Fossum.
In recent years, some of the compoany's success stories include the discovery of Dan Brown with
- The Da Vinci Code
- Angels and Demons
- Deception Point
- Digital Fortress
Three of its most famous novels in French
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