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Biggest book publishers

CreateSpace is one of the top book publishers for the direct benefit of authors and readers. volumes Belletristic publications, non-fiction, children's and audio works, e-books and teaching material, both digital and printed. The Lindhardt og Ringhof is Denmark's second largest publishing group with Carlsen children's publishing and Alinea publishing group with Akademisk Forlag, Alfabeta, Easy Readers, L&R and L&R Uddannelse. The Cappelen Damm is Norway's largest publishing group, with operations in general literary and pedagogical fields, book club, e-commerce, the Tanum bookselling retail store and the Sentraldistribusjon sales outlet.

Each year Lindhardt og Ringhof produces around 600 publications - mostly also as e-books. In the past year, the publishing house published big bestselling works such as John Williams' Stoner and Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch. The bestselling book of Leif Davidsen's journey Steinbecks spøgellse and Michael Katz Krefeld's detective novel Savnet were among the best-selling works of 2014, in which works by such famous writers as Siri Hustvedt, Daniel Kehlmann and this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literary Studies Patrick Modiano were also published.

In 2014, Claus Meyer's Bageskole, Søren Anker Madsen's Ghita Nørby and Henning Knudsen's botanic work Flora Danica were on the best-selling lists of non-fiction books. By 2015, songs like Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman, Søren Anker Madsen's Thomas - after the day and Jonas Eika Rasmussen's Lageret Huset Marie were well-loved.

Lindhardt og Ringhof invites writers, translator, heirs and other copyright owners to join an effort to promote older book covers as e-books on the publishing house's website in 2015. Alinea Education Publishers offers some of the best education tools for experts working with all ages on all workstations.

Each year Cappelen Damm releases over 1,500 publications and is the clear literary leaders with bestsellers such as Trine Sandberg, Anita Krohn Traaseth, Lars Kepler, Ken Follett, John Williams, Thomas Piketty, Jonas Gahr Støre, Malala Yousafzai, Vigdis Hjorth, Bjørn F. Rørvik and Gry Moursund.

Approximen Damm is the publisher of every third textbook in Norway - from elementary to university - and also manufactures the PPN tool for Denmark and Norway.

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