William Morrow (publisher)
William Morrow and Company
William Morrow and Company was acquired by Scott, Foresman in 1967 and sold in 1981 to the Hearst Corporation, which sold it, along with Avon Books, to the News Corporation in 1999. Both William Morrow and Avon are now imprints of News Corp. subsidiary HarperCollins.
Among many other authors, Morrow was Nevil Shute's American publisher for several of his novels. Morrow was the publisher for Erle Stanley Gardner's Perry Mason novels, among others.
- News Corporation press release at the Wayback Machine (archived December 9, 2006) detailing history and acquisition of William Morrow and Company
- William Morrow company page at HarperCollins
- Biography of Thayer Hudson, Morrow's successor as owner and president of William Morrow and Company
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