Viking is a legendary imprint with a distinguished list of extraordinary writers in both fiction and nonfiction. The Viking Press was founded in New York City on March 1, 1925, by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheimer. When the Viking logo, a ship drawn by Rockwell Kent, was chosen as a symbol of enterprise, adventure, and exploration in publishing, the popular authors included Sherwood Anderson, James Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence. Today, Viking boasts bestselling fiction authors like Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks, Tana French, Elizabeth George, Sue Monk Kidd, Jojo Moyes, National Book Award Winner William Vollman, and Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee. In 1925, the Viking nonfiction writers included James Weldon Johnson and August Strindberg. Today, Viking’s critically and commercially successful nonfiction authors, include Nathaniel Philbrick, Daniel James Brown, Steven Pinker, Antony Beevor, and Timothy Keller. From past to present, Viking authors not only keep winning prestigious awards but also dominate bestseller lists across the world.