Orion Publishing Group

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Orion Publishing Group
Parent companyHachette Livre
Founded1991; 30 years ago (1991)
FounderAnthony Cheetham, Rosemary Cheetham, and Rosemary
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationLondon
Publication typesBooks
ImprintsWeidenfeld & Nicolson, Gollancz, Phoenix, Cassell Military, Everyman's Library
Official websitewww.orionbooks.co.uk

Orion Publishing Group Ltd. is a UK-based book publisher. It was founded in 1991 and acquired Weidenfeld & Nicolson the following year.[1] In 1998, Orion was acquired by French publisher Hachette Livre.[2] Also in 1998, Orion bought Cassell.[3]


The group's imprints include:[4]

The group also distributes books for the independent Halban Publishers.


Books distributed through Littlehampton book services.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Orion Publishing Group Ltd/The - Company Profile and News". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2020-05-28.
  2. ^ "PW: Hachette Buys Majority Stake in U.K.'s Orion Group". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2019-11-29.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-30. Retrieved 2008-09-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Imprints". The Orion Publishing Group.
  5. ^ LBSLTD.co.uk

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