Founded in 1708, Stock is France’s oldest publishing house and has been part of the Hachette Group since 1961. Stock’s catalogue lists no fewer than 1,500 French and foreign titles that trace the intellectual and aesthetic trends of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. The Blue Collection (created by Jean-Marc Roberts), the publisher’s prestigious French literature catalogue that already included Rousseau, Cocteau and Apollinaire, has been extended to include works by such contemporary authors as Erik Orsenna, J.-M. G Le Clézio, Philippe Claudel, Didier Decoin, Leïla Slimani, Luc Lang, Justine Lévy, Isabelle Autissier, Christophe Boltanski, Simon Liberati and Adrien Bosc. The Cosmopolitan Collection, which specializes in foreign literature, includes some 20 Nobel prizewinners and other celebrated authors, such as Tolstoy, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Virginia Woolf, Stefan Zweig and Joyce Carol Oates, as well as such contemporary authors as Sofi Oksanen, Paolo Cognetti, Rachel Kushner, Cristina Comencini and Kevin Powers.
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