|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Headquarters location||28 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7RD|
|Number of employees||5|
Hesperus Press is an independent publishing house based in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 2001.
The Publisher's motto, "Et Remotissima Prope" is a Latin phrase which means "Bringing near what is far". It has quietly devoted itself to shining a light on neglected titles and authors. Hesperus Press has published some 300 works by both classic and contemporary authors, including: Dante, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Dickens, Dostoyevsky, Flaubert, Kafka, Tolstoy, Woolf, Annie Dillard, and Aldous Huxley. Their series include: Hesperus Classics, Brief Lives, Poetic Lives, ON, Modern Voices, and Hesperus Worldwide.
Hesperus is also responsible for the best-seller The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson, released in July 2012.
Titles from Hesperus Press include:
- Zastrozzi: A Romance (by Percy Bysshe Shelley, foreword by Germaine Greer)
- The Double: A Petersburg Poem (by Fyodor Dostoevsky, foreword by Jeremy Dyson)
- Hyde Park Gate News (by Virginia Woolf, foreword by Hermione Lee)
- On Travel (by Charles Dickens)
- On War (by George Bernard Shaw, foreword by Philip Pullman)
- Amos Barton (by George Eliot, foreword by Matthew Sweet)
- Carlyle's House and Other Sketches (by Virginia Woolf, foreword by Doris Lessing)
- A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (by Charles Dickens, foreword by D. J. Taylor)
- The Popular Girl (by F. Scott Fitzgerald, foreword by Helen Dunmore)
- The Dream (by Émile Zola, translated by Andrew Brown)
- Sanditon (by Jane Austen, foreword by A. C. Grayling)
- Lesley Castle (by Jane Austen, foreword by Zoe Heller)
- Shadi Sharbain. "HESPERUS PRESS LIMITED, W1W 7RD Financial Information". Companiesintheuk.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
- Dalya Alberge. "Swedish bestseller has the last laugh | Books". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
- W.B. Gooderham. "Which out-of-print book would you like to see republished? | Books". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
- "Hesperus Press titles". The Book Depository. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
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- Official website
- Mentioned in The New York Times
- Mentioned in The Guardian (Book Blog)
- Mentioned in London Evening Standard
- The Hundred-Year-Old Man mentioned in The Guardian
- The Hundred-Year-Old Man mentioned in the Jordan Times
- Dickens' Women mentioned in The Telegraph
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