Basic Books


Basic Books

Basic Books is a book publisher founded in 1952. It publishes books in the fields of psychology, philosophy, economics, science, politics, sociology, , and history.

Basic Books is a member of the Perseus Books Group having sold by HarperCollins in 1997 to venture capitalists Perseus Capital. [cite news
url=http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E04E6D9153EF931A1575BC0A961958260
title=HarperCollins Selling Basic Books Unit to Venture Capital Firm
date=August 22nd, 1997
author=Doreen Carvajal
work=The New York Times
]

Basic's list of authors includes Charles Murray, Irving Kristol, Robert Nozik, George H. Nash, Howard Gardner, Irvin Yalom, Lester Thurow, Alice Miller, Orlando Patterson, Douglas Hofstadter, Edward Larson, Beverly Tatum, Stephen Carter, Iris Chang, Niall Ferguson, Ernst Mayr, George Chauncey, Samantha Power, Victor Johnston, Richard Feynman and Frank Wilczek.

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External links

* [http://www.perseusbooksgroup.com/basic/home.jsp Basic Books website]


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