Boni & Liveright, Inc.

  • Founded: (New York City, New York, USA)

Boni & Liveright was an American trade book publisher established by Albert Boni and Horace Liveright. Over the next sixteen years the firm, which changed its name to Horace Liveright, Inc., in 1928 and then Liveright, Inc., in 1931, published over a thousand books. The company fell into involuntary bankruptcy in 1933. The company was reorganized and was named Liveright Publishing Corporation. It remained an independent entity until 1969 when it was sold to Harrison Blaine of New Jersey, Inc., a private holding company which also owned The New Republic. In September 1974, W. W. Norton bought the company where it has remained a wholly owned subsidiary.

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