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Headquartered in New York, HarperCollins is one of the world’s leading English-language publishers. It was founded in 1817 as J. and J. Harper, and the name later changed to Harper & Brothers. Later renamed Harper & Row, it was acquired by News Corporation in 1987.
Harper Collins has published such authors as Mark Twain, Thackeray, Dickens, John F. Kennedy, Maurice Sendak, and Martin Luther King Jr.