Arcade Publishing

Arcade Publishing is an independent trade publishing company that started in 1988 in New York, USA. They are publishers of American and world fiction and non-fiction.[1]

The company was started and run by Richard Seaver and his wife Jeannette.[2] The company declared bankruptcy shortly after Seaver's death in 2009, and was acquired by Skyhorse Publishing in 2010.[3]

In 2011, Arcade was relaunched as an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, where it continues to acquire and publish literary fiction and non-fiction. In addition to its main list, Arcade now also issues Arcade Artists & Art, a series featuring books by and about artists, particularly of the modern period. Jeannette Seaver currently serves as a consulting editor in the acquisition and curation of upcoming lists.

Auschwitz by Miklos Nyiszli, became a The New York Times bestseller in 2011.[4]

Arcade Publishing
Parent companySkyhorse Publishing
FounderRichard Seaver and Jeannette Seaver
Country of originUnited States
Publication typesBooks


  1. ^ "Arcade Publishing, Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  2. ^ Weber, Bruce (January 7, 2009). "Richard Seaver, Publisher, Dies at 82". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Publishers Weekly (July 27, 2010). "Skyhorse Takes Arcade". Publishers Weekly.
  4. ^ New York Times (August 28, 2011). "Best Sellers". The New York Times".

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A. Piatt Andrew

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Ali Hassan Salameh

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András Kun

Father András Kun, O.F.M. (9 November 1911 – 19 September 1945 in Budapest, Hungary) was a Roman Catholic priest of the Franciscan Order. During The Holocaust in Hungary, Fr. Kun was also the commander of an Anti-Semitic death squad for the Arrow Cross Party. After the Second World War, Father Kun was prosecuted for war crimes by the Communist People's Republic of Hungary. He was convicted and hanged.

Belief or Nonbelief?

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The book was named one of the Los Angeles Times' "Best Nonfiction Of 2000".

Braille Without Borders

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Françoise Dior

Marie Françoise Suzanne Dior (7 April 1932 – 20 January 1993), best known as Françoise Dior, was a French socialite and post-war Nazi underground financier. She was a close friend of Savitri Devi and niece of French fashion designer Christian Dior and Catherine Dior; Catherine was deported to the Ravensbrück women's concentration camp for her anti-Nazi intelligence work, and later publicly distanced herself from her niece.

Howard Goldblatt

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Ingmar Bergman bibliography

A list of books and essays about Ingmar Bergman:

Bergman, Ingmar (2011). Images: My Life in Film. Arcade Publishing. ISBN 978-1-61145-041-5.

Gado, Frank (1986). The Passion of Ingmar Bergman. Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-0586-0.

Gervais, Marc (1999). Ingmar Bergman: Magician and Prophet. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. ISBN 978-0-7735-2004-2.

Michaels, Lloyd (2000). Ingmar Bergman's Persona. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-65698-6.

Shargel, Raphael (2007). Ingmar Bergman: Interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. ISBN 978-1-57806-218-8.

Leo Perutz

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According to the biographical note on the Arcade Publishing editions of the English translations of his novels, Leo was a mathematician who formulated an algebraic equation which is named after him; he worked as a statistician for an insurance company. He was related to the biologist Max Perutz.During the 1950s he returned occasionally to Austria, spending the summer and autumn months in the market town of St. Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut resort region and in Vienna. He died in the Austrian spa town of Bad Ischl in 1957. He wrote his first novel, The Third Bullet, in 1915 while recovering from a wound sustained in the First World War. In all Perutz wrote eleven novels, which gained the admiration of Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Ian Fleming, Karl Edward Wagner and Graham Greene. Wagner cited Perutz' novel The Master of the Day of Judgement as one of the thirteen best non-supernatural horror novels.


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Tad Richards

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Richards was born in Washington, D.C. in 1940. In 1943, his mother married the sculptor Harvey Fite, who created Opus 40 from 1939 to 1976. He attended Bard College (where Fite was on the faculty) before earning a Master of Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. At Iowa, he studied with Paul Engle, Donald Justice and Philip Roth. He has taught literature, composition and creative writing at several institutions, including Winona State University, the State University of New York at New Paltz and Marist College.

Richards began publishing in 1964, with three poems in Poetry Magazine. During the 1960s, he was a regular contributor to The Realist, Paul Krassner's satirical magazine. His first non-pseudonymous novel, Cherokee Bill (a collaboration with his brother Jonathan Richards), was published by Dell Books in 1974. Since then, he has published 18 novels, including a novelization of the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddles (1974). His most recent novel is Nick and Jake (Arcade Publishing). Nick and Jake has also been produced as an audio play starring Alan Arkin, Tom Conti and Ali MacGraw. His screenwriting credits include The Cheerleaders (1973), a sexploitation film characteristic of the era.

Richards has written 16 works of nonfiction. Struggle and Lose, Struggle and Win: The Story of the United Mine Workers (written with Elizabeth Levy) was listed by The New York Times as one of the best young adult books of 1977. Several of his books on finance with Neale Godfrey have been bestsellers. He has also written extensively on music and poetry; additionally, several of his songs have been recorded by Orleans, the John Hall Band, and Fred Koller.

Tales of the Alhambra

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The Five Dollar Smile and Other Stories

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The Three-Arched Bridge

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Trigger Happy (book)

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In different editions (published by Fourth Estate (ISBN 1-84115-121-1) and Arcade Publishing (ISBN 1-55970-598-1), it has had the subtitles The Inner Life of Videogames and Videogames and the Entertainment Revolution.

Trigger Happy was released for free in pdf format under a Creative Commons license in 2007. The book may be downloaded from the author's website.

Virginia Cowles

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Yosri Fouda

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