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Quirk Books is an American independent book publisher based in Philadelphia.
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Quirk Books was founded in 2002 by David Borgenicht, co-author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook. Quirk publishes 25 books every year across a variety of genres.
In 2009, the company released Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which remained on The New York Times bestseller list for more than 50 weeks. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies currently has more than one million copies in print and has been translated into 25 languages. Ben H. Winters's Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, the follow-up title to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, became a New York Times bestseller in September 2009. The 2010 prequel to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Steve Hockensmith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls, was also a New York Times bestseller.
As of 2017, Ransom Riggs's Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2011) has spent more than 108 consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list for Young Adult fiction. In January 2014, Quirk released the sequel, Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, followed by the third book, Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children in September 2015.
Quirk published the New York Times bestseller William Shakespeare's Star Wars by Ian Doescher in 2013. Sequel William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back Star Wars Part the Fifth was released in 2014 and was a New York Times bestseller. A third book, William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return, was released in 2014.
- "New York Times Bestsellers: Young Adult Fiction". The New York Times. 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.