A Century of Stories: Simon & Schuster Marks 100 Years of Literary Excellence

In a monumental tribute to a century of literary culture, Simon & Schuster is gearing up to commemorate its 100th year in the heart of New York City. The storied publisher plans a grand celebration at the iconic Town Hall on April 8, 2024, promising an unforgettable evening. The event will boast a star-studded lineup of over 30 distinguished authors from the Simon & Schuster family, including literary luminaries like Judy Blume, Sandra Boynton, and Bob Woodward, among others.

In tandem with the anniversary festivities, Simon & Schuster has unveiled “The Simon & Schuster 100,” a curated collection showcasing 100 titles that encapsulate the publisher’s rich history and diverse catalog. This selection spans various genres and imprints, crossing geographical boundaries to highlight the publisher’s global impact. The compilation is more than just a list; it’s an invitation to a dialogue, as the company anticipates the selection will ignite discussions and reflections among literary enthusiasts.

At the helm of Simon & Schuster, President and CEO Jonathan Karp reflected on the publisher’s remarkable journey. He paid homage to the vision of founders Dick Simon and Max Schuster, whose pioneering spirit laid the foundation for a century of publishing innovation. Karp emphasized the company’s commitment to bringing a plethora of stories to readers worldwide, catering to every conceivable taste. As Simon & Schuster stands on the cusp of this significant milestone, it not only celebrates a storied past but also looks ahead, drawing inspiration from its heritage to continue its mission of championing authors and their invaluable contributions to the tapestry of global literature.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Tina Pavlik

Owner of TRS since 2003

An aficionado of romance novels for many years, Tina has owned The Romance Studio since 2003 and for 20 years, has enjoyed highlighting the best books in the genre. She enjoys all aspects of marketing including writing content, book trailer design, and finding captivating new books for voracious readers. She has also written over 20 romance titles under various pen names. In another life, she writes horror and works as an extras casting assistant for TV shows and films in the North Carolina and South Carolina regions.