British American Publishing was established in 1987 by Bernard F. Conners and George A. Plimpton. The company publishes quality works of general interest including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. A number of titles bear the imprint Paris Review Editions, which is reserved to support talented, emerging writers. British American Publishing's works have received national attention from major periodicals and review publications, television networks, and radio programs. Four of British American Publishing's books have been named as "The New York Times Most Notable Books of the Year" and one was a finalist for the National Book Award. British American Publishing's books are distributed to the trade by National Book Network.
In 1993 British American Entertainment was established as an extension of the publishing company with a commitment to bring works of fine literature to film. Publisher and producer Bernard F. Conners is a best-selling author and former publisher of the distinguished literary quarterly The Paris Review.
British American Entertainment's film Our Mother's Murder received one of Hollywood's distinguished PRISM awards and Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way was critically acclaimed by The Chicago Tribune as a "thoughtful, sensitive, and engaging movie." British American's tour de force film is a Turner Network Television (TNT) miniseries that received two Emmy Awards in 2001 and is ranked 2nd among all TNT miniseries. The production stars Alec Baldwin and Christopher Plummer and is based on the book Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial by Joseph E. Persico.
British American Publishing does not accept unsolicited manuscripts