Named after its founder and established in Venice in 1946, Neri Pozza is now based in Milan and Vicenza. In its illustrious history as an independent publisher, it has published great Italian writers from the latter half of the 20th century, including Eugenio Montale, Carlo Emilio Gadda, Dino Buzzati and Goffredo Parise, along with great international writers (Neri Pozza is the Italian publisher of, amongst others, Romain Gary, Hermann Koch, Eshkol Nevo, Susan Vreeland, David Gregory Roberts and David Nicholls). True to its tradition of high quality literature, Neri Pozza publishes Italian and translated works and in 2017 it launched a new collection for essays, "Piccola Biblioteca". Its collection "Il cammello battriano" is dedicated to travel writing.
Newton Compton is an independent publishing house founded in Rome in 1969 by Vittorio Avanzini, who is still at the helm, now alongside his son Raffaello. Over time, Newton Compton has published thousands of titles. The house is known for its reasonably priced reissued classics and one of Italy’s strongest catalogues of genre fiction. Newton Compton has published many extraordinary best-sellers, including, in recent years, historical fiction by Matteo Strukul and Marcello Simoni. The publisher’s catalogue also includes essays and handbooks.
NN Editore was founded in Milan in 2015 by Eugenia Dubini and Alberto Ibba. One of its first titles, Benedizione, by Kent Haruf, was a runaway success and immediately established NN as one of the most dynamic small independent publishers in Italy. In addition to foreign titles, always chosen with care and the courage to break new ground, NN also works with Italian authors, selected with the same criteria and the same focus on literary quality.
Giulio Perrone Editore was established in Rome in 2005, by the writer of the same name and Mariacarmela Leto. An independent publisher, Giulio Perrone, with a catalogue that features some of Italy’s best-known authors (including Dacia Maraini, Antonio Tabucchi and Rossana Campo), has focused on discovering and nurturing new voices in Italian fiction and published some of the first works by Paolo di Paolo. Giulio Perrone introduced a stylish redesign for its books in early 2018.