At least 17 Nobel Prize and 47 Pulitzer Prize winning authors have been publiAlfred A. Knopfd by Knopf though they have also passed at times on subsequently notable books. History
Knopf was founded in 1915 and officially incorporated in 1918 with Alfred Knopf as president Blanche Knopf as vice-president and Samuel Knopf as treasurer. Many of its hardcover books later appear as Vintage paperbacks.
Alfred A. In late 2008 and early 2009 the Knopf Publishing Group merged with the Doubleday Publishing Group to form the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The publishing house is known for its borzoi colophon (shown at right) which was designed by co-founder Blanche Knopf.