Imprints & Series

The Godine imprints

Godine, Publisher

Founded in 1970, Godine is an independent publishing house located in Boston, Massachusetts, with an emphasis on memoir, narrative nonfiction, literature, art, and children's books. See the books »

Verba Mundi

Verba Mundi features contemporary world literature in translation including the work of Georges Perec, Franz Werfel, and two Nobel laureates in literature, J.M.G. Le Clézio and Patrick Modiano. See the books »

Black Sparrow Press

Founded in Los Angeles in 1966 by John Martin, Black Sparrow Press is home to vital poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

Today, the imprint both celebrates its legendary, classic authors such as Lucia Berlin, Wanda Coleman, and Charles Reznikoff, and introduces readers to important contemporary authors, such as Susan Barba, Richard Buckner, and Nina MacLaughlin. See the books »

Nonpareil Books

Nonpareil is Godine’s paperback imprint with contemporary and classic authors such as George Orwell, Donald Hall, Gerald Durrell, and Monica Wood. See the books »

Series

Swallows and Amazons

The Swallows and Amazons series is a series of twelve children’s books by English author Arthur Ransome, named a er the title of the first book in the series. The twelve books involve adventures by groups of children almost all during the school holidays and mostly in England but four sailing trips that go outside England, between the two World Wars. The stories revolve around outdoor activities, especially sailing. See the books »