No Starch Press

No Starch Press
No Starch Press
Type Publishing company
Genre Technical
Founded 1994
Founder(s) William Pollock
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Area served United States

No Starch Press is a publishing company specializing in computer books for the technically savvy, or "geek entertainment" as they term it. They have published such titles as Hacking: The Art of Exploitation,[1] Silence on the Wire, Steal This Computer Book 4.0, Steal This File Sharing Book, Write Portable Code, Hacking the Xbox, and How Wikipedia Works.[2]



No Starch Press publishes technical books with a focus on networking, computer security, hacking, Linux and other non-Windows topics, and programming. Lego titles are another area of interest to the company.


No Starch Press titles are available in all major bookstores in all English language markets around the world. No Starch Press titles have also been translated into 21 languages.

O'Reilly Media distributes and promotes No Starch Press titles in the U.S., and No Starch uses various distributors worldwide.

Popular books


  1. ^ * Erickson, Jon. Hacking: The Art of Exploitation. No Starch Press, 2003. ISBN 1-59327-007-0
  2. ^ Ayers, Phoebe (2008). How Wikipedia Works. San Francisco: No Starch Press. ISBN 159327176X. 

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