Dominique Raccah

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Dominique Raccah is an American publisher and editor. She is founder and CEO of Sourcebooks.


Dominique Raccah was born in Paris[1] and came with her family to America when she was 9. [2] She graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago, and University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

She worked at Leo Burnett.[3] She started Sourcebooks from home in 1987.[4]

In December 2016, Raccah was named book publishing's "Person of the Year" by book publishing trade magazine Publishers Weekly.[5] Raccah also received the BISG Industry Innovation Award from the Book Industry Study Group in 2016 [6] and in 2017 Publishers Weekly and NPD BookScan reported Sourcebooks was the 18th largest trade book publisher in America.[7]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-04. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
  2. ^ "Sourcebooks founder Dominique Raccah embraces publishing in the digital age".
  3. ^ "Sourcebooks CEO Raccah: 'Data Works Better Than Your Gut'". 23 April 2012.
  4. ^ Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz (January 18, 2014). "Dominique Raccah, founded book company". Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Dominique Raccah: PW Person of the Year, 2016".
  6. ^ "Annual Industry Awards - Book Industry Study Group".
  7. ^ "Ranking America's Largest Publishers".

External links[edit]

External video
The Promise of Digital Books: Dominique Raccah , TEDxNaperville, Dec 18, 2012
Innovation and Data, C-SPAN, May 27, 2015
Panel Discussion on the Book Business, C-SPAN, May 28, 2014