Open main menu

Triumph Books is a Chicago-based sports book publisher. The company is well-known for its "instant books", such as its illustrated tribute to NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, which was released 10 days after his death in a crash in 2001.[2]

Triumph Books
FounderMitch Rogatz
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationChicago, Illinois
DistributionIndependent Publishers Group
Publication typesBooks
Nonfiction topicsSports

Mitch Rogatz is the founder and publisher of Triumph. After founding the company in 1989, he sold it to Random House in 2006, only to buy it back five years later.[2]

The company releases 80-90 titles each year, of which 5-10% are instant books.[2]


  1. ^ I work for IPG/Chicago Review Press which now owns Triumph Books. Originally this entry said the company was founded in 1918. Had to be a typo.
  2. ^ a b c "Triumph Books Marks 25th Anniversary".