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Simon & Schuster, Inc. is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, providing consumers worldwide with a diverse range of quality books across a wide variety of genres and printed and digital formats. It is the publishing operation of CBS Corporation, one of the worldâ€™s premier media companies.
Simon & Schuster was founded in 1924 by Richard L. (Dick) Simon and M. Lincoln (Max) Schuster. Their initial project was a crossword puzzle book, the first ever produced, which was a runaway bestseller. From that, the company has grown to become a multifaceted publishing house that publishes 1900 titles annually, and whose seven divisions â€“ Adult Publishing, Childrenâ€™s Publishing, Audio, Digital, and international companies in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia – are home to some of the most distinguished imprints and recognizable brand names in the world of publishing. Simon & Schuster and its imprints have won 54 Pulitzer Prizes, and been the recipient of numerous National Book Awards, National Book Critics Circle Awards, Grammy Awards, and Newbery and Caldecott Medals.