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Running Press

Running Press is an American publishing company and member of the Perseus Books Group. The publisher's offices are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with many of the corporate functions taking place in Perseus' New York City headquarters. It was co-founded by Stuart "Buz" Teacher; and his brother, Lawrence "Larry" Teacher, who died in March 2014.[1]

Running Press
Parent company Perseus Books Group
Founded 1972; 46 years ago (1972)
Founder Stuart “Buz” and Larry Teacher
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Publication types Books
Imprints Black Dog & Leventhal
Official website

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers became an imprint of Running Press in 2017.[2]

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In 2012, Comedy Central contracted to create a publishing imprint with Running Press, including books by Denis Leary and Tosh.0.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Lawrence Teacher, 72, Philadelphia publisher and talented artist". 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  2. ^ "J.P. Leventhal to Step Down After 25 Years". Hachette Book Group. 2017-10-17. Retrieved 2018-01-17. 
  3. ^ "Writing Despite Seinfeld Suit". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  4. ^ "'Mad Men' books hit shelves". 2012-03-22. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  5. ^ "Running Press Book Publishers and Seventeen Magazine Team Up for Unique Book Project - PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/". Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  6. ^ "Comedy Central is going to publish books now · Newswire · The A.V. Club". 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  7. ^ [1]

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