Sperling & Kupfer, founded in 1899, is one of the oldest publishing houses in Milan. The Sperling & Kupfer brand became part of the Mondadori Group in the 1980s. Sperling & Kupfer has been 100% owned by Mondadori since 1995; its market share is 3.2% in 2014.
Sperling & Kupfer is the Group publishing house that controls the Sperling & Kupfer and Frassinelli trademarks, focusing on the Fiction book offering for the female public, Non Fiction books and books mainly for professional use.
March 2015 saw the comeback of the Frassinelli brand, which enjoyed the extended success of Storia di una ladra di libri by Markus Zusak, the best-selling book of 2014.
While maintaining the fundamental characteristics of the company - an international spirit and a particular focus on current affairs - Sperling & Kupfer has developed fiction, non-fiction, economics, manuals and popular science as its main production lines.
In fiction, Sperling & Kupfer has a range of established authors such as Stephen King, Danielle Steel, Tom Rob Smith, John Grogan as well as Italians like Sveva Casati Modignani, Maria Daniela Raineri and Salvo Sottile. The company's substantial and varied non-fiction catalogue features authors such as Luca Telese, Eduardo Galeano, Antonio Caprarica, Pietro Grasso and Melania Rizzoli, Diego Dalla Palma, Spenser Johnson, Philip Kotler and Luc Montagnier.
Frassinelli, founded in 1931, publishes new Italian and foreign fiction and non-fiction in addition to its traditional offer of quality literature.
Among the best known names associated with Frassinelli are Toni Morrison, Nuruddin Farah, Meir Shalev, Valerio Varesi, Giorgio Todde, Salvatore Veca, Alda Merini, Anna Gavalda, Richard Flanagan, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Nicholas Sparks and Jean-Maria de Roblès.
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20090 Segrate - MI
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