|Parent company||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Founder||Mark Smith and Wayne Davies|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Imprints||MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books|
Quercus is known for its lists in crime (e.g. Philip Kerr, Peter May, Peter Temple), its MacLehose Press imprint (headed by Christopher MacLehose), which publishes translated (often prize-winning) works by authors such as Philippe Claudel, Stieg Larsson and Valerio Varesi, its literary fiction titles (e.g. Prajwal Parajuly, Kimberley Freeman) and its Jo Fletcher Books imprint, which publishes science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Smith and Davies had previously worked together at the Orion Publishing Group.
- Sarah Shaffi, "Hodder buys Quercus", The Bookseller, 25 March 2014.
- Anthony Gardner, "Christopher MacLehose — The champion of translated fiction who struck it rich with Stieg Larsson" (interview), 2010.
- Lisa Campbell, "Quercus publisher of the year at The Bookseller Industry Awards", The Bookseller, 17 May 2011.
- Jones, Philip (3 March 2010). "Indie publishers put books on Bloomsbury's digital library shelf". The Bookseller. Retrieved 3 March 2010.
- Quercus Official website
- Official MacLehose Press website
- Official Jo Fletcher Books website
- Quercus catalogue
- Nick Clark, "The publishing house that Stieg Larsson built" The Independent, 6 August 2010.
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