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We publish books that combine brilliant writing with popular appeal, both fiction and non-fiction.

We publish fiction and non-fiction: books that combine brilliant writing with popular appeal, books that make headlines and books that will win prizes. We believe in publishing with conviction, innovation and passion, and we’re all dedicated to ensuring each of our books is a critical and commercial success.

We publish current affairs, history, biography, memoir, economics, science, narrative non-fiction, music, art and sport.

Meet our authors

Viking publishes the widest possible range of literary fiction and non-fiction. Our fiction list includes John le Carré, Nick Hornby, Colm Tóibín, Elif Shafak, William Trevor, Nina Stibbe, Jonathan Coe and Joshua Ferris. In non-fiction, the range covers current affairs, history, biography, memoir, narrative non-fiction, science, music and sport. Our authors include Antony Beevor, Clare Balding, Susan Cain, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Levitin, Ben Macintyre, Laurence Rees, Claire Tomalin and Jonathan Dimbleby.

Meet our editors