A country where literature lives lavishly as romance swims in the roots of this country. Every artist’s muse settles in France and then flows to the world through their art. When it comes to the stylistic patterns inscribed in rich culture and art traditions, France reigns supreme. In France, the French language is regarded as a tradition. Many people all across the world believe in the supremacy of French literature and consider themselves to be die-hard fans of French art.
Because of the immense efforts of French publishing houses, the traditions of art and literature in France have been preserved.
Here is a list of Top 15 French Book Publishers:
- BlueRose Publishers
- Naïve Publishing
- Hachette Livre
- Rageot Editeur
- UNESCO Publishing
- Crowdbooks Publishing
- Bayard Éditions
- Éditions JC Lattès
- Editions Flammarion
- Actes Sud
- Éditions Le Pommier
- Musée du Louvre
- Philippe Rey
Now that you know the name, let us introduce you these French publishing houses who have been keeping the authenticity of the French Literature and Literature in general
1. BlueRose Publishers
BlueRose is an experienced and economical self-publishing company situated in Delhi, with a large network across many countries in the world such as France, UK, US and many more. Their international channels, such as Ingram and Amazon, assist authors in gaining worldwide exposure. With over 6000 titles published in various languages and genres in the last several years, BLUEROSE is one of India’s fastest-growing self-publishing platforms. BlueRose produce books in many foreign languages such as French, Italian, German, etc. in addition to English and Hindi.
Though they are specialised in novel and poetry publication, with that they also have teams dedicated to other fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, academic, and text books. With highly qualified designers who work with corporations and educators to build handbooks. BlueRose is a one-stop shop for all of your publishing needs. Their experienced and extremely professional team members assist authors in understanding their expectations, timelines, and budget, in addition to handling all of their publication needs such as editing, cover design, compilation, book beautification, ISBN, and marketing assistance to ensure they achieve the success they deserve.
2. Naïve Publishing
Naive runs a music publishing organisation in Paris that deals with all parts of the music business. Its book division publishes music books, literature books, art books, children’s books, and audio books in French language. It was established in 1998 in Paris. It prides itself on tackling the challenges of diversity and originality. It is one of a kind music publishing house that specializes in electronic music, pop music, jazz and classical music.
3. BlueRose ONE
BlueRose ONE publish in various genres and languages, and do everything we can to offer our authors with the best opportunities to reach the widest possible audience. They were established in October of 2012, and already have over 50000 registered authors, and thousands of followers across multiple social networking platforms, and a global reach of over 140 countries. BlueRose ONE has developed into a vast family that is developing by the day and on its path to being the best book publisher in India, with 50+ creative souls on board and 3000+ completed dreams on various shelves. Take a look and put your trust with them; they will put their heart and soul into being the tail of your shooting star.
4. Hachette Livre
Hachette Livre covers the French publishing in France where the Hachette Group originated. It is one of the oldest French publishing houses founded in 1896 by Louis Hachette. It has publishing operations in France as well as other neighbouring countries such as Spain, UK, Ireland and Russia. It also covers the arab world (Lebanon and Morocco), and parts of Asia such as India and China. It is one of the most trustworthy publishing houses to publish your book in several foreign languages such as French, Spanish, Irish, Russian, etc. The company sells textbooks, children’s literature, travel guides, fiction, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, newspapers, periodicals, and other digital e-books. Hachette Livre serves customers all around the world.
5. Rageot Editeur
Rageot Editeur publishes fiction for children and young adults written primarily by modern French authors. Their goal is to accompany young readers over time and provide them with books that help them develop their personalities, literary tastes, and worldview. They publish books in various subjects and genres such as juvenile, fiction, contemporary and children. They mainly publish works in French language.
6. UNESCO Publishing
UNESCO Publishing, headquartered in Paris, publishes books, periodicals, and audiovisual materials in the fields of education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, communication, and information. Scientific maps and CD-ROMs They also publish a variety of children’s books.
7. Crowdbooks Publishing
Crowdbooks combines the power of crowd-funding with a dedicated community of artists to create a game-changing new platform for photo/art books. This concept will bring together talented photographers and arts lovers with a quality-focused independent publisher. Crowdbooks’ innovative concept distinguishes it as the first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing option that follows an idea from conception to publication. Crowdbooks adds an entirely new dimension to this well-established paradigm. When finances are secured, other venues move out, but Crowdbooks steps in and sees the projects through the final stages of design and delivery.
8. Bayard Éditions
Bayard Presse, founded in 1870, is one of France’s oldest press and publishing enterprises. The corporation operates a number of media outlets both in France and internationally. Bayard Press was established in Paris in 1870 and has since grown to become a global publishing network. Its primary market for publishing is the children’s market. The primary markets for Bayard are France, Spain, and China, although the company also has a significant presence in Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The company focuses on youth, religion, elders, and nature publications.
9. Éditions JC Lattès
Jean-Claude Lattès and Jacques Lanzmann launched JC Lattès as Edition Speciale in 1968. Lattès bought it in 1972 and renamed it Editions Jean-Claude Lattès, which he operated until 1981. JC Lattès now has over 1000 titles in his portfolio. JC Lattès is a French publishing house in France. Since 1981, JC Lattès has been a branch of Hachette Livre, and its collection includes Dan Brown’s books as well as E. L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey.
Richard Down and Chris Perry formed Kaleidoscope Publishing, which is situated in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1988 with the goal of increasing awareness for British television, including classic and cult content. Nowadays it is run by Chris Perry and Simon Coward.
11. Editions Flammarion
Groupe Flammarion is a French publishing conglomerate that includes its namesake, Ernest Flammarion, which was formed in 1876, as well as units in distribution, sales, printing, and retail (La Hune and Flammarion Center). Ernest Flammarion successfully established his family publishing company in 1875 with his brother, astronomer Camille Flammarion’s Treaty of Popular Astronomy. The firm published works by Émile Zola, Maupassant, and Jules Renard, as well as Hector Malot, Colette, and a diverse range of medical, scientific, geographical, and historical subjects, including the Père Castor children’s series.
12. Actes Sud
Arles-based Actes Sud is a French publishing house. Hubert Nyssen, an author, created it in 1978. ACTeS was located in the town of Paradou in the Vallée des Baux. Actes Sud was formed here by Hubert Nyssen, his wife Christine Le Boeuf (granddaughter of Belgian banker and supporter Henry Le Boeuf), his sister Françoise Nyssen, Bertrand Py, and Jean-Paul Capitani. Actes Sud relocated to Arles in 1983. On May 2, 1987, the French publication house was incorporated.
13. Éditions Le Pommier
Éditions du Pommier publishes works that renew the link between nature and culture in accordance with Michel Serres’ Natural Contract project. They specialise on human sciences, biological sciences, and earth sciences, but they also embrace general literature in order to stay tuned to “the background noise of the planet and the voice of the living” (Michel Serres).
14. Musée du Louvre
Loyal to its purpose of public service, the French publisher Musée du Louvre Éditions has engaged in one of the museum’s core missions since 1988: the dissemination of knowledge about its holdings, a universal heritage spanning eight thousand years of history. Its library, which covers nearly 700 titles and has included “Grande Galerie, le Journal du Louvre,” a periodical presenting the most recent museum news, since 2007.
15. Philippe Rey
Éditions Philippe Rey is a French generalist and independent publishing business that was founded in 2002 by Philippe Rey and specialises in international literature.
All the French publishing houses mentioned above are popular and respected choices of people all around the world when it comes to being a part of French Literature. Their websites will have all the information that you need about their work, their process, and their morals and ethics relating to their work.