These publishers may or may not exist

by Kelvin Smith

At fictional publishers you can read about a lot of publishers that appear in works of fiction.  Many of these fictional publishers may remind you of real publishers you have come across.

Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman, 1963
Lisa Appignanesi, The Things We Do For Love, 1998
Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies, 2005
Honoré de Balzac, Scènes de la vie de province: illusions perdues, 1837-1843
Hillel Bernstein, Choose a Bright Morning, 1936
Roberto Bolaño, 2666, 2004
Roberto Bolaño, Nazi Literature in the Americas, 1996
Roberto Bolaño, The Savage Detectives, 1998
Bertolt Brecht, Legende von der Entstehung des Buches Taoteking auf dem Weg des Laotse in die Emigration, 1938
Luke Brown, My Biggest Lie, 2014
Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East, 1959
Jon Canter, Seeds of Greatness, 2006
Peter Carey, My Life as a Fake, 2003
Anton Chekhov, The Shooting Party, 1884-5
Jonathan Coe, What a Carve Up, 1994
Rachel Cusk, Outline, 2014
Anon (William Young Darling), The Private Papers of a Bankrupt Bookseller, 1931
Anita Doreen Diggs, A Meeting in the Ladies Room, 2004
Charles Elton, Mr Toppit, 2009
Penelope Fitzgerald, The Bookshop, 2002
John Galsworthy, Flowering Wilderness, 1932
George Gissing, New Grub Street, 1891
Olivia Goldsmith, Bestseller, 1997
P.D.James, Original Sin, 1994
Thomas Keneally,The Tyrant’s Novel, 2004
John Le Carré, The Russia House, 1989
Donna Leone, The Jewels of Paradise, 2012
Ben Lerner, 10:04, 2014
Torgny Lindgren, Hash, 2002
David Lodge, Small World, 1984
Lorelei Mathias, Lost for Words, 2007
Ian McEwan, Sweet Tooth, 2012
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84, 2011
Vladimir Nabokov, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, 1941
George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949
Anthony Powell, Temporary Kings, 1973
Alex Preston, In Love and War, 2014
Simon Raven, Alms for Oblivion (10 novels), 1964-1976
Christopher Reid, Katerina Brac, 1985
James Salter, All That Is, 2013
James Salter, Light Years, 1975
Muriel Spark, Loitering with Intent, 1981
William Makepeace Thackeray, Pendennis, 1850
Anne Tyler, The Beginner’s Goodbye, 2012
L.C.Tyler, The Herring in the Library, 2010
P.G.Wodehouse, Cocktail Time, 1958
P.G.Wodehouse, Heavy Weather, 1933
Tamar Yellin, Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes, 2008