Encounter Books

Encounter Books is an activity of Encounter for Culture and Education, Inc., which is supported by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. Encounter is dedicated to strengthening the marketplace of ideas to help preserve democratic culture.

The president and publisher of Encounter Books is Roger Kimball. Mr. Kimball is also publisher of The New Criterionand an art critic for The [London] Spectator and National Review. In addition, he is the author of a number of highly acclaimed books,  including Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher Education, The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America  and The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art

Since 2000, Encounter has published hundreds of titles. Its titles are in the holdings of an estimated 20,000 libraries nationwide and have won several important prizes. Foreign distributors sell Encounter’s books in their English-language versions in Europe, Australia and the South Pacific, Hong Kong, and Latin America.